Portions of RM 967 in Buda get additional school zone implementation

An ordinance to set the new school zone speed limit was approved during Buda City Council’s March 23 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy city of Buda)
An ordinance to set the new school zone speed limit was approved during Buda City Council’s March 23 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy city of Buda)

An ordinance to set the new school zone speed limit was approved during Buda City Council’s March 23 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy city of Buda)

Portions of RM 967 that runs near Carpenter Hill Elementary School and Johnson High School will now have an extended maximum speed limit of 35 mph during school hours.

An ordinance to set the new school zone speed limit, which runs for a total length of about 0.7 miles in two sections along RM 967, was approved during Buda City Council’s March 23 meeting.


Deputy City Manager Micah Grau said the Texas Department of Transportation requested the speed limit due to the recent addition of Johnson High School.

Signage and other adjustments to the infrastructure will be taken care of by TxDOT, and there is no cost to the city of Buda, Grau said.
By Brian Rash
Brian has been a reporter and editor since 2012. He wrote about the music scene in Dallas-Fort Worth before becoming managing editor for the Graham Leader in Graham, Texas, in 2013. He relocated to Austin, Texas, in 2015 to work for Gatehouse Media's large design hub. He became the editor for the Lake Travis-Westlake publication of Community Impact in August 2018.


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