Truck route signs installed Posted in: News Last month, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) installed new signs in Elgin officially designating a truck route on U.S. Highway 290. According to a Facebook post by the City of Elgin, the “no through truck traffic” signs were put into place on March 27. With some exceptions, as outlined by the ordinance passed by the Elgin City Council on February 5, trucks and trailers of over 30,000 pounds are prohibited to travel on Main Street. The city council passed the ordinance designating a truck route on Highway 290 and disallowing truck traffic through Loop 109, which follows Harris Street, Main Street and Taylor ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!