The posted speed limit for 131 has been at 70 MPH for a few years now, it changed back in August of 2010 (except for the S-curve still posted at 50 mph), for the safety of all the drivers cruising along.
If you live in or drive through Walker, your commute may be getting a little faster.
A state law passed in 2006 requires municipalities to raise speed limits that are too low. A speed limit is considered too low if 85% of drivers are already exceeding it. The speed limit then must be raised to whatever speed 85% of drivers are already traveling.
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