380 Info & Updates

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380 News & Updates

The purpose of this page is to provide updates regarding U.S. 380; construction, safety, meetings, and statistics. The information on this page is updated regularly, so check back often. 

Additional Safety Measures

On Jan. 3, 2019, the Town of Little Elm requested additional measures from TxDOT to increase safety along the U.S. 380 corridor between FM 720 and FM 423 in Little Elm. The requests are outlined below: 

Construction and Improvement Updates:

See below for updates from TxDot regarding requested safety improvements. 

Upcoming Meetings:


Little Elm Is Hands-Free:

U.S. 380 Traffic Statistics (YTD):

  • Number of traffic stops as of 2/8/19: 467
  • Number of citations issued as of 2/8/19: 184
  • Number of warnings issues as of 2/8/19: 283
  • Red light camera citations as of 2/8/19: 377
  • U.S. 380 account for 44 percent of accidents in the Town of Little Elm 


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. To view the current map of Town of Little Elm incorporated areas along 380, click here.

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