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U.S. Highway 71 becomes Interstate 49

Colonel Ron Replogle, superintendent of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, would like to inform the public of the following:

On Dec. 12, 2012, U.S. Highway 71 will be designated Interstate 49. This change to an interstate designation affects several important aspects of travel upon this route. Motorists, and commercial vehicle drivers in particular, need to be aware of the following:

* The speed limit upon rural interstates is 70 mph

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