By David Mittleman

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Earlier this week, the Michigan House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee passed a plan that could eventually raise the speed limit on certain stretches of highway to 80 mph. Of course, this plan goes in effect if passed by the Michigan House and Senate. Only certain sections of highway would jump to 80, such as I-75 North of Bay City or parts of I-69 between Flint and Lansing, and possibly U.S. North 127. The plan also includes increasing the speed limit on 900 miles of roadway from 55 to 60 mph. The changes are being proposed to …read more