Aggregate Quarry and Pit Safety Program
The Texas Aggregate Quarry and Pit Safety Act (Act) is designed to protect the safety of the motoring public from the potential dangers of open quarries and pits.
Under the act, owners and operators of active, inactive and abandoned aggregate quarries and pits must:
Quarry or pit owners who fail to comply with the act may be fined as much as $10,000 for each violation.
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 (512) 416-3084 or MNT_Pits-Quarries@txdot.gov.
Quarry and Pit Safety Forms
|2113||Application for Cessation of Operations|
|2114||Application for Quarry and Pit Safety Certificate|
|2115||Application for Transfer of Quarry and Pit Safety Certificate|
|2116||Application for Waiver of Quarry and Pit Safety Certificate|
Completed forms can be sent to MNT_Pits-Quarries@txdot.gov or mailed to:
Texas Department of Transportation
125 E. 11th St.
Austin, TX 78701-2483