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380 News & Updates

U.S. 380 Feasibility Study:

TxDOT is still developing final recommendations for the future alignment of 380, and the scope of work has changed to include options for alternative routes (aka “the outer loop”) other than 380. This has lengthened the timeline for issuing a final report, which is now anticipated in early 2022.

FM 2931 and FM 1385 Expansion

TxDOT is developing a schematic layout for these roadways that will include expanding the cross-sections to multiple lanes and possibly changing their alignments to better connect to other highways. They are in the beginning stages of this project and did not have a completion date at this time.

Temporary safety features:

Speed study: Awaiting response from TxDOT on status.

Signal study for Magnolia (signal implemented and working) and Gardenia: Signal completed and in operation.

Restriping: Adding raised pavement markers (new contractor).

Allow the Town of Little Elm to add additional signage for the hands-free device zone: We are coordinating the sign installation with TxDOT and will have the signs installed within 30 days.

Construction and Improvement Updates:

See below for updates from TxDot regarding requested safety improvements. 

Upcoming Meetings:


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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