Texas Special District Local Laws Code
Sec. § 8226.052
Road Projects


(a)

Under Section 52, Article III, Texas Constitution, the district may finance, construct, or acquire a road project as provided by this section.

(b)

The district shall employ or contract with a licensed engineer to certify whether a proposed road project meets the criteria for a thoroughfare, arterial, or collector road of:

(1)

a county in whose jurisdiction the proposed road project is located; or

(2)

a municipality in whose corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction the proposed road project is located.

(c)

The district may finance, construct, or acquire a road that has been certified by the licensed engineer as a thoroughfare, arterial, or collector road, or any improvements in aid of the road.

(d)

A road project must meet all applicable standards, regulations, ordinances, or orders of:

(1)

each municipality in whose corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction the road project is located; and

(2)

each county in which the road project is located if the road project is not located in the corporate limits of a municipality.

(e)

The district may, with the consent of the municipality or county, convey a completed road project to:

(1)

a municipality in whose corporate limits or extraterritorial jurisdiction the road project is located; or

(2)

a county in which the road project is located.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 585 (S.B. 1988), Sec. 1, eff. June 16, 2007.
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