SOUTHMAYD, Tex. -- Drivers along Highway 56 in Southmayd will need to watch for new speed limits. City leaders have signed off on new restrictions.
The city council passed a resolution by TX-DOT to lower the limit to 35-miles-per-hour before and after school is in session.
Currently, temporary signs are in place reminding drivers to slow down. Permanent signs are expected soon.
S & S Elementary School student Jarred Winegeart, 8, was killed in an accident on Highway 56 in Southmayd in October 2007.