Section 6: Resource Sharing



TxDOT can execute an agreement for use of a particular area, rather than execute a lease, if doing so benefits TxDOT. The provisions of such an agreement must be in accordance with 43TAC, Part 1, Sections 25.801- 25.806, and specifically Section 25.803.

Where applicable, any agreement should be cleared with local LPAs, and requires approval by FHWA on Federal-aid highways, per 23CFR 645.113.

The shared use of right of way and telecommunication facilities may benefit TxDOT’s goal to create an “Intelligent Traffic System” (ITS), by which TxDOT can use the telecommunication industry to provide:

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