Pharr District Permit Restrictions
These restrictions were ordered by the Texas Department of Transportation, Pharr District. For questions about these restrictions, contact the following people in the district office:
Lynnette Villarreal (956) 702-6240
Jennifer Beltran (956) 702-6217
If a county you are looking for is not listed on this page, we are unaware of any restrictions in that county.
- ML: Main Lane
- EFR: East Frontage Road
- WFR: West Frontage Road
- NFR: North Frontage Road
- SFR: South Frontage Road
- NB: Northbound
- SB: Southbound
- EB: Eastbound
- WB: Westbound
|Brooks County, US281 NB||03-14-17||16' max width northbound between FM755 and FM3066.|
|Brooks County, SH285||01-17-17||11' max width between FM2191 and the Kleberg/Brooks County line.|
|Cameron County, IH69E/US77
Portion of US83
|01-10-11||16’6” max height between FM1479 and SP54.
This restriction also affects US83 where it is double signed with IH69E.
|Cameron and Hidalgo Counties, BU83||12-19-08||16’ max height between E.FM2061 in Pharr and IH69E in Harlingen.|
|Cameron County, US281||12-13-11||18' max height between New Cameron Ave and 1/2 mile northwest of New Cameron Ave in Brownsville.
New Cameron Ave is located approximately 3 miles south of FM1421.
|Cameron County, US281||04-27-16||11' max width between the Hidalgo/Cameron County line and FM1479.|
|Cameron County, SH100||06-29-16||12' max width between FM1847 and FM510.|
|Cameron County, SH550 Toll Road||07-07-14||No permits on the main lanes between IH69E and SH48.
This is a permanent restriction.
The main lanes are a toll road.
|Cameron County, JCT SH550 & FM511 under Old Port Isabel Rd north of Port Brownsville.||12-13-11||16' max height under Old Port Isabel Rd.
Old Port Isabel Rd is located where SH550 and FM511 junction together approximately ¼ mile south of FM3248.
|Hidalgo County, IH2/US83 ML, NFR, and SFR||11-18-14||11' max width on the ML, NFR, and SFR between SH364 and SH107.|
|Hidalgo County, IH2/US83||03-21-17||No width between 29th St and 2nd St in McAllen.
29th St is located approximately ¾ mile east of FM2220.
2nd St is located approximately ½ mile east of SH336.
|Hidalgo County, BU83||12-19-08||14’ max height between W.US83 in Penitas/Perezville and E.FM2061 in Pharr.|
|Hidalgo and Cameron Counties, BU83||12-19-08||16’ max height between E.FM2061 in Pharr and IH69E in Harlingen.|
|Hidalgo County, JCT BU83 & FM88 in Weslaco||12-19-08||14' max height for all turns at JCT BU83 & FM88.
This is due to low lights.
|Hidalgo County, US281||07-22-15||No permits between Ridge Rd and IH2 in Pharr.
Ridge Rd is located approximately 2 miles south of IH2.
|Hidalgo County, S.BU281 SB to US281 NB in Edinburg||06-03-09||There is no access traveling BU281 SB to S.US281 NB in Edinburg.|
|Hidalgo County, SH107||03-28-17||10' max width between FM1015 and FM491.|
|Hidalgo County, SH336||12-15-08||14’6" max height between IH2 and SH495.|
|Hidalgo County, SH495||12-15-08||14’6" max height between FM2220 and FM3362.|
|Hidalgo County, FM490||07-05-16||No permits between W.FM681 and US281.|
|Hidalgo County, FM494||11-15-11||No height between W.FM1016 and E.FM1016.|
|Hidalgo County, FM1925||09-09-16||No width between FM2993 and FM2220.|
|Hidalgo County, FM1925||09-09-16||No width between Kenyon Rd and Terry Rd east of Edinburg.
Kenyon Rd is located approximately 1 mile west of FM907.
Terry Rd is located approximately ½ mile east of FM907.
|Hidalgo County, FM1926||12-16-08||14’6" max height between BU83 and SH495 in McAllen.|
|Hidalgo County, FM2061||12-16-08||14’6" max height between W.BU83 and SH495 in McAllen.|
|Hidalgo County, FM2993 NB||06-22-15||No permits northbound between SH107 and 8 Mile Rd in Cantu.
8 Mile Rd is located approximately 1 mile north of SH107.
|Hidalgo County, SP115||12-15-08||14’6" max height between IH2 and BU83 in McAllen.|
|Jim Hogg County, SH16||01-24-13||All vehicles must have no less than 6" of ground clearance when crossing the railroad between SH285 and S.SH359.|
|Starr County, US83 in Roma-Los Saenz||01-25-06||15’6" max height between FM650 and FM649.
For loads higher than 15’6" stopping or starting in this area: The permit officer must contact the Pharr District Office for approval.
This is due to low traffic lights.
|Willacy County, FM490||05-02-16||No permits between IH69E and FM2099.|
|Willacy County, FM507||12-15-11||No weight between the Cameron/Willacy County line and FM1018.|
|Zapata County, US83 SB||02-27-15||11' max width southbound between 1st Ave and Ohio St in Zapata.
1st Ave is located approximately ¾ mile south of SH16.
Ohio St is located approximately 1 ½ miles south of SH16.