|(a) A sign may be installed under this subchapter only on state highway system right-of-way. (b) The department will install the sign as near the crash location as practical. In determining the sign location, the department will consider: (1) the safety of the traveling public; and (2) available space on state right-of-way for the sign. (c) If the sign is damaged, vandalized, or destroyed, during the posting period beginning on the date that the sign is installed, the department will reinstall the sign only if the applicant pays a replacement fee to cover the cost of the replacement sign. The amount of the replacement fee is equal to the amount of the fee set under §25.954 of this subchapter (relating to Fees). (d) The department will replace a sign that is damaged by the department without the payment of the replacement fee.