Speed limit changes for SH 121 frontage roads in Lewisville in effect Aug. 17

The speed limit for frontage roads along SH 121 in Lewisville will be reduced to 50 mph beginning Aug. 17. (Courtesy Fotolia)
The speed limit for frontage roads along SH 121 in Lewisville will be reduced to 50 mph beginning Aug. 17. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The speed limit for frontage roads along SH 121 in Lewisville will be reduced to 50 mph beginning Aug. 17. (Courtesy Fotolia)

The speed limit for frontage roads along SH 121 in Lewisville will be reduced to 50 mph beginning Aug. 17.

The roads currently have 60 mph and 55 mph speed limits.


The Texas Department of Transportation found that Lewisville had a high crash rate on the roads, according to a release from the city of Lewisville. There is also high driveway density along those roads.

The speed limits for frontage roads in Coppell, Carrolton and The Colony are also expected to slow to 50 mph, allowing for a consistent speed when entering or exiting Lewisville on the access roads, the city shared.
By Liesbeth Powers
Liesbeth graduated from Baylor University with a degree in new media journalism in December 2018. She gained her newspaper experience as a staff writer and multimedia editor at her campus paper, The Baylor Lariat. Liesbeth joined the Community Impact team in August 2019, where she reports on all things Plano and Richardson, including Plano City Council and Dallas Area Rapid Transit.


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