Title 40, Chapter 6, Section 26
(a) No person shall, without lawful authority, attempt to or in fact
alter, deface, injure, knock down, or remove any official
traffic-control device or any railroad sign or signal or any
inscription, shield, or insignia thereon or any other part thereof.
(b) No person shall, without lawful authority, drive around or
through or ignore any official traffic-control device so as to go
onto an officially closed highway or road or onto a section of
highway or road before it has been officially opened to the public.
This Code section shall not apply to police officers in the
performance of their duties, to individuals domiciled or making
their livelihood within the affected area, or to any person
authorized to be in the affected area by the appropriate municipal,
county, or state officer.