(FOX 11) - The state of Nevada raises its speed limit to 80-miles-per-hour.
Workers began replacing the 75 miles-per-hour markers with the new speed limit.
But it's restricted to a 130-mile stretch of the state's main east-west highway, the I -80 just east of Reno
Nevada joins South Dakota, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Utah in allowing people to drive that fast in mostly rural areas.
The *highest speed limit in the U.S. is 85 miles per hour, on a Texas toll road from Austin to San Antonio.
The highest in the world is 87 miles-per-hour in Poland and Bulgaria.
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