The fastest way between Austin And San Antonio.
SH 130 has paved the way for trucking fleets as an easy workaround from I-35 and its notorious congestion. It’s a safe, reliable, time saving, and cost effective alternative.
The Problems with I-35
When it comes to choosing between SH 130 and I-35, the benefits are obvious.
Likelihood of a weekday accident on I-35 vs. SH 130.
Average minutes saved by taking SH 130 during afternoon peak.
Percentage of I-35 drives with a greater than 20 minute delay during afternoon peak.
Percent chance for a driver timeout due to unexpected delays on I-35.
SH 130 is a safe and reliable bypass of I-35.
SH 130 is an alternative to the country’s 16th most congested road in the US.
SH 130 has 1/5th the amount of truck traffic that I-35 has.
I-35 has 5x the number of accidents that SH 130 has.
Reduced driver stress and fatigue.
Drivers can save an average of 35 – 60 minutes.
The average speed on SH 130 is 68 mph, while I-35 is 27 mph.
“Driving on SH 130 gave me ease while traveling to Austin. I normally get anxiety with traffic but on SH 130, I could cruise at a reasonable speed and did not have trouble with traffic jams! It made my commute to Austin enjoyable and I wasn’t worried about the fees because of how easy it made my trip.”
Here’s the average time saved by weekday drivers taking SH 130 versus I-35:
A toll that pays for itself.
Additional minutes per one-way peak trip (6-9 AM, 3-7 PM).
Additional total cost per one-way trip on I-35due to congestion.
Additional costs a trucking company incurs in 17 minutes of I-35 congestion as a percentage of the total SH 130 toll fee
“I haul for Domino’s Pizza out of Grand Prairie. My runs take me down to Brownsville. I have been driving on SH 130 ever since it opened. I enjoy the quietness of my drive away from the big city traffic.”
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