Aggregate Quarry and Pit Safety Program
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Aggregate Quarry and Pit Safety Program

Overview

The Texas Aggregate Quarry and Pit Safety Act is designed to protect the safety of the motoring public from the potential dangers of open quarries and pits.

Owner/operator requirements

Under the act, owners and operators of active, inactive and abandoned aggregate quarries and pits must:

Violations

Quarry or pit owners who fail to comply with the act may be fined as much as $10,000 for each violation.

More information

Refer to the Texas Aggregate Quarry/Pit Program fact sheet for help with answers to frequently asked questions, current department specifications, and standards for berm barriers.

The following provides additional information:

For more information, please contact us at 737-465-2173 or MNT_Pits-Quarries@txdot.gov.

Completed hardcopy forms with fee must be sent to:

Texas Department of Transportation Maintenance Division
125 E. 11th Street
Austin, Texas 78701-2483
Attn: Quarry and Pit Safety Program

For us to respond to your inquiry, you must include the following in the body of your email:

  • Your name.
  • Company name (if applicable).
  • Email address.
  • Phone number.

 Send digital copies of forms toMNT_Pits-Quarries@txdot.gov.

View frequently asked questions regarding forms at Online forms FAQs.