Turn Restrictions

Office

  • Physical Address
  • Municipal Plaza Building
    114 W. Commerce, 6th Floor
    San Antonio, TX 78205   
  • Mailing Address
  • P.O. Box 839966
    San Antonio, TX 78283-3966
  • Phone
  • 210.207.8022

Staff

  • Razi Hosseini, P.E.
    Director/City Engineer
  • Anthony Chukwudolue, P.E.
    Deputy Director
  • Christie Chapman
    Assistant Director
  • Nefi Garza, P.E.
    Assistant Director
  • Luis Maltos, P.E.
    Interim Assistant Director
  • Paul Berry
    Chief Communications Officer
Signage: Turn Restrictions

Turn restrictions may be used on local streets to reduce traffic congestion or a pattern of crashes.

Turn Restrictions

Advantages

  • Deters cut-through traffic on residential streets
  • Addresses accident problems such as rear-end or right angle crashes

Disadvantages

  • Turn restrictions require regular enforcement to be effective
  • Residents, San Antonio Police and Fire Departments may be inconvenienced by the turn restrictions

Eligibility Considerations

  • Documented cut-through traffic should represent 25 percent or more of the total daily street volume
  • History of accidents that can be corrected by a turn restriction

 

Reduced Speed          

Enhanced Safety          

Reduced Volume          

Maintenance