ND House puts brakes on raising highway speed limits

North Dakota’s House has killed a bill to increase speed limits on multilane highways and interstates in the state.

Representatives on Wednesday voted 46-46, which means the measure was rejected.

Grand Forks Republican Jake Blum sponsored the bill that would raise speed limits on multilane highways from 70 mph to 75 mph and on interstates from 75 mph to 80 mph.