Deer Lodge, Montana Speed Traps
The speed limit drops from 75 MPH to 45 MPH when one either leaves town
Southbound towards Butte or exits the I-90 off-ramp Northbound into town.
Speed zone/trap is approximately 2 miles long
Interstate 90 skirts Deer Lodge on the east side of town. The local law enforcement (Montana Highway Patrol, Powell County Sheriff) write 40-50 tickets Per Week along this stretch of highway. Traffic tickets are the main source of revenue for the local government.