The speed limit on a stretch of Interstate 80 near Lincoln increased Friday, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation.

The speed limit from the 27th Street exit to the 56th Street exit increased from 65 mph to 75 mph.

Reduced speed signs will be removed and replaced with temporary signs.

The speed limit change began at noon, according to the department.

Permanent signs will be posted at a later date.

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reece.ristau@owh.com, 402-444-1127, @reecereports

Reece covers Sarpy County for The World-Herald. He's a born-and-raised Nebraskan and UNL grad who spent time in Oklahoma and Virginia before returning home. Follow him on Twitter @reecereports. Phone: 402-444-1127

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