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Section 3: Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (Park Road) Projects

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Working Agreements

According to Acts 1995, 74th Leg., Ch. 445, §1, the Texas Department of Transportation shall construct, repair and maintain roads in and adjacent to state parks, state fish hatcheries, state wildlife management areas, and support facilities for parks, fish hatcheries, and wildlife management areas.

In response to this legislation, a memorandum of agreement between Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) was established. This memorandum of agreement states that TPWD is to provide TxDOT with current design standards for TPWD facilities. Accordingly, TPWD facilities are be designed based on the criteria and guidance given in the current publication of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Design Standards for Roads and Parking.

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