October 30, 2012 at 5:23am DukeGanote
Rural interstates are the fastest, safest, most fuel efficient rural roads. Interstates can easily handle higher speeds due to safety features like interchanges that eliminate deadly side impacts, barriers against head on crashes, etc.
NM DOT Traffic Engineers should be commended for using proven principles. Naysayers prefer hand-wringing, "radar-gun slinging", and other political pablum.