Today is the day you have to watch your speed while driving on portions of I-295 because the speed has been reduced.

From Falmouth to Topsham the ‘mph’ is going from 70 to 65 in an effort to reduce accidents in that area. The Department of Transportation said there has been a 32% increase in accidents on that stretch of I-295 since the speed limit was raised from 60 mph in 2014. According to WCSH6, the DOT hopes by reducing the speed limit from 70 mph to 65 mph it will reduce the number of accidents as well.



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