Section 20: City Limit SignsAnchor: #i1087458
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) may install CITY LIMIT (I-2aT) signs on any on-system highway and on conventional highways for unincorporated towns, villages or communities.Anchor: #i1087507
TxDOT may install a CITY LIMIT sign if one or more of the following conditions are met:
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- The area is listed in the latest U.S. Census, OR Anchor: #BTOVJTTQ
- The area is listed in the latest Texas Almanac under “Cities and Towns” (This does not include those listed as a “past”, “defunct”, or “earlier name” town, etc.), OR Anchor: #BAIVYSXT
- The area is shown on the latest “Texas Official Travel Map”.
Freeways and Conventional Roads
CITY LIMIT signs on freeways and expressways shall not carry any population figure on the sign. If the CITY LIMIT sign is used on conventional roads, it may include the population.Anchor: #i1087704
Districts should use the latest census to determine the population. The population may be updated, at most, every two years at the request of the city. TxDOT does not initiate any population revisions on city limit signs. If the city does request a population change, the city should submit some type of documentation.
Figure 7-15. CITY LIMIT SIGNS (1-2aT) for conventional roads and freeways