380 Info & Updates
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Update August 31, 2021:
See the Strategic Plan Updates for US 380 here.
The Town’s Strategic Plan outlines the objective of providing an equitable level of service to stakeholders along U.S. 380. Since the original Strategic Plan was adopted in 2013, the Town has made significant progress toward this goal. Fire services have increased with the opening of Fire Station 3 and regional partnerships with Prosper and Aubrey Fire Departments. Police services have also improved with the addition of police beats and substations along the U.S. 380 corridor, as well as police services for the Paloma Creek HOA. The Town also plays an active role with regional agencies such as TxDOT to ensure traffic improvement projects along U.S. 380 are moving forward. For further information, please see our Comprehensive Strategic Plan Update.
Construction and Improvement Updates:
See below for updates from TxDot regarding requested safety improvements.
Little Elm Is Hands-Free:
Who is responsible for 380?
US 380 is a state highway and is under the control of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT). Although controlled by the state, the portion of the road that is between FM 720/Oak Grove Parkway and Doe Creek is within the Little Elm Town limits. TxDOT controls the speed limit, signal light placement and timing, and construction projects; however, the Town of Little Elm provides law enforcement and traffic control along with the Denton County Sherriff’s Office and the Department of Public Safety.
Who sets the speed limit along 380?
TxDOT sets the speed limit for 380; however, the speed limit is enforced by the Town of Little Elm in conjunction with the Denton County Sherriff’s Office and the Department of Public Safety.
Who controls the traffic signals and signal placement along 380?
TxDOT also manages the timing of signals and placement of traffic signal along 380.
Who is responsible for the construction and maintenance of the roadway?
TxDOT manages the design, development, construction, and maintenance of 380.
Is 380 hands free?
The portion of 380 that runs through Little Elm, as well as the entire Town of Little Elm, is hands-free. Remember, when in Town, put it down! Click here to watch our Hands Free When Driving video.
Will the Town annex the unincorporated areas along 380 of Paloma Creek?
Currently, there is no plan for the Town of Little Elm to annex unincorporated parts of Paloma Creek.
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