The Texas Department of Transportation plans, designs, builds, operates and maintains the state's transportation system. It operates an aviation division that assists cities and counties applying for, receiving and disbursing federal and state funds for reliever and aviation airports. The department also maintains a construction division that provides the oversight of letting, management and administration of highway construction contracts. The Texas Department of Transportation additionally operates a traffic operations division that oversees programs related to traffic management, engineering, safety and railroads. The department maintains a technology services division that supports the business operations of the department with innovative information technology and strategic information resource planning. It administers auto theft prevention, memorial sign and construction partnering programs. The department maintains a location in Paris, Texas.