GENERAL REQUIREMENTS- To be considered for the LOGOS program, a business must offer at least one primary motorist service. Currently, the LOGOS program accommodates services for gas, food, lodging and 24-hour pharmacies, and requires that the business be located no further than three miles from an eligible highway. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) also requires that each business be located with driveway access to the access road or intersecting crossroad.
General Requirements – Have a major portion of income derived from visitors residing further than 50 miles. Provide modern restroom facilities and drinking water and must be clean and in good repair. Be located in a city or area with a population of 5,000 or less. Provide walk-up services and/or public tours (not open by appointment only). Be an independent enterprise that is not part of a franchise or national chain.
General Requirements – Located within 3 miles of Non-controlled access highway or secondary system highway where TODS would be located. Be open for minimum required hours and days during at least 12 consecutive week each year. Be licensed and approved by the state and/or local agency regulating the particular type of business. Have restroom facilities for public use. Shall meet remaining LOGO program Category II criteria for their respective type of facility (below). Agree to be bumped in accordance with the bumping policy for a Category II facility. (More information is available upon request)
GMSS General Requirements: A General Motorist Service Sign may be installed along state maintained roadways for gas, food, lodging, camping, and hospital locations that fulfill the needs of the road user and satisfy a certain criteria (below) for each type of motorist service. General motorist services signs will not be installed and may be removed at an interchange or intersection if there is adequate space for the installation of either LOGO or TOD signs.
SGS General requirements: All eligible applicants must agree to abide by all rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and criteria associated with the program. In regards to any cases of dispute or other disagreements with the rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and criteria associated with the program, the eligible applicant understands the decision of the State Traffic Engineer shall be final and binding.
Note: Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries Briding and Wildlife Trails, Virginia Waterway, and State Scenic Rivers may be exempt from the criteria below.
Civil War Trails program signs may be installed on interstate, primary and secondary facilities and may be installed as stand-alone structures or attached to existing sign structures. This program is exempt from the Integrated Directional Signage Program Participation criteria laid out by the Virginia Administrative Code. There are no annual fees for this program, but all costs associated with this program, including costs for the fabrication, installation, maintenance, and replacement of these signs, shall be the responsibility of the requesting entity.