The Department of Transportation will approve and allow placing of standard TELEPHONE signs on the right‑of‑way, except on the interstate system, but only in respect to outdoor telephone booths where service is available on a twenty‑four hour basis.  Requests for permission to place TELEPHONE signs shall be made to the highway division engineer having jurisdiction in the county in which the signs are proposed.  If approved, they are to be installed at locations approved by the Department of Transportation and maintained by the telephone company at no cost to the Department of Transportation.  The Department of Transportation may remove any such signs that are not properly placed or maintained.


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

Eff. July 1, 1978;

Amended Eff. October 1, 1993.