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Eye On Boise

He’s tooling along, getting passed

The Idaho Transportation Department had just finished briefing the Senate Transportation Committee on the process it goes through to set speed limits in Idaho, when Committee Chairman Skip Brandt, R-Kooskia, had this question about a 55 mph stretch of Highway 55 near Shadow Valley Golf Course that he travels every time he heads back north up to his district: “When I’m heading home, I’m either holding up traffic or they’re going past me, and I’m going 55. … Is that an area that’s been studied lately?”

Senate President Pro-Tem Bob Geddes had the quick answer: “Just by you.”

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