A bill that would have allowed boats to travel at a higher rate of speed in the middle, or “Broads” section of New Hampshire’s Lake Winnipesaukee failed to pass a House vote on May 19.
If passed, the speed limit would have been increased from 45 to 55 mph during the day.
For more on the bill’s history:
BoatingLocal (March 31, 2011): Bill Raises Winnipesukee Speed Limit
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