(a)  Municipal governments have the authority to establish by ordinance truck routes on the state highway system within their corporate limits.  Such truck routes must have approval of the Department of Transportation.

(b)  The Department of Transportation also has authority to establish truck routes within a municipality.  Truck routes may traverse both state highway system streets and municipal streets; however non‑system streets may be designated as a truck route only by the municipality.

(c)  The Department of Transportation will be responsible for all necessary signing on the state highway system streets with the municipality being responsible for signing that portion of the truck route traversing non‑system streets.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20‑116(h); 136‑18(5); 136‑30;

Eff. July 1, 1978;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.