Texas has the fastest highway in the country

An image of a roadway collected from Pixabay on Dec. 8, 2021. (Pixabay, Pixabay)

Texas is home to the fast highway in the United States.

According to Texas Tribune, a newly opened stretch of State Highway 130 from Austin to Seguin has an 85-mph speed limit.

The 85-mph speed limit is the fastest in the nation.

According to Texas Tribune, state transportation officials and the SH 130 Concession Company, the private firm that built the road insists that it was designed to safely handle cars traveling that fast.

The stretch from Austin to Seguin opened in 2012.

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