Texas Transportation Code
Sec. § 544.002
Placing and Maintaining Traffic-control Device


(a)

To implement this subtitle, the Texas Department of Transportation may place and maintain a traffic-control device on a state highway as provided by the manual and specifications adopted under Section 544.001 (Adoption of Sign Manual for State Highways). The Texas Department of Transportation may provide for the placement and maintenance of the device under Section 221.002 (Agreements With Municipalities).

(b)

To implement this subtitle or a local traffic ordinance, a local authority may place and maintain a traffic-control device on a highway under the authoritys jurisdiction. The traffic-control device must conform to the manual and specifications adopted under Section 544.001 (Adoption of Sign Manual for State Highways).

(c)

A local authority may not place or maintain a traffic-control device on a highway under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Transportation without that departments permission, except as authorized under Section 545.3561 (Authority of Municipality or County to Temporarily Lower Speed Limit at Vehicular Accident Reconstruction Site).
Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 216 (H.B. 109), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.
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