Speed limit changes coming to Panama City Beach next week
Better pump your brakes if you're driving on Middle Beach Road in Panama City Beach next week. The speed limit is going down.
According to the Florida Department of Transportation, starting next Wednesday, the speed limit on Middle Beach Road (Hutchinson Boulevard) from west of Miracle Strip Loop to west of Front Beach Road will be 40 miles per hour. It was 45 miles per hour.
The department also said the speed limit from west of Front Beach Road to the Front Beach Road traffic signal will be increased from 30 miles per hour to 40 miles per hour.
There are traffic signs in the area with the new speed.