New east-side speed limit means, slow down
Drivers leaving River Falls past the hospital/clinic on County Road M or entering from the other direction will need to ease up on the gas.
New 45 mph speed limit signs got posted July 21 on County M between Meadows Drive eastward to just beyond Liberty Road.
The old speed limit for that 1/3 mile stretch was 55 mph.
City and St. Croix County engineers studied the hilly, winding stretch of road after hearing traffic speed concerns from area residents.