Section 2: Acquisition of Property for LPA ExchangeAnchor: #i998882
TxDOT has the authority to acquire realty for the purpose of conveying it to an LPA in exchange for other right of way owned by the LPA that is required for a highway purpose. State statutory authority is included in Transportation Code, §203. 052(b)(9). This statute allows TxDOT to acquire property to "accomplish any purpose related to the location, construction, improvement, maintenance, beautification, preservation, and operation of a state highways."