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A road is a thoroughfare, route, or way on land between two places that has been paved or otherwise improved to allow travel by foot or some form of conveyance, including a motor vehicle, cart, bicycle, or horse.
Roads consist of one or two roadways (British English: carriageways), each with one or more lanes and any associated sidewalks (British English: pavement) and road verges. There is sometimes a bike path. Other names for roads include parkways, avenues, freeways, tollways, interstates, highways, or primary, secondary, and tertiary local roads.

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    QLD road reserve

    can anyone tell me the max width of the road reserve on local council roads in qld ie , from edge of rd formation to end of reserve
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    QLD road reserve or gazetted road and who does repairs

    hi.. have a property in qld where the road in front was straightent in the 1950s leaving no car entry to my property due to a high embankment ,in 1986 a small portion of property next door was resumed by the council for rd use and is on the survey maps , prior to which the car access was in the...
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    Can I own our gazetted road?

    We have a livestyle block of approx. 200 acres. There is a council gazetted road which we have never made. Currently we travel across neighbours land to access our property. I have been lead to believe there is a possibility for us to "own" that gazetted road, taking it out of the hands of...
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    NSW Crown Road easement through private property

    Hi. I have a situation where a Crown Road easement runs through my property & is being used by trail-bike hoons to get to a Nature Reserve approx. 5klms further down. All riders ride unregistered bikes & wear goggles & helmets so they can't be recognised by a camera I have set up on the road. I...
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    QLD Gazetted road through Private property

    Hi, What are the laws around Gazetted roads on private property? I work in a facility on private land but it has Gazetted roads through it and during the night can get lots of mischief makers in their vehicles driving around. Have been told security can ask them to leave and if caught again...
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    QLD Who is responsible for removal of dwelling built on road reserve with authority from council

    We purchased a rural block in 1981 with a house supposedly on it. We paid for a search by a solicitor that did not show up any problems. In 1992 we applied to Council to raise the house and build in under as owner builders, which was granted. Council now advise that the house was built on the...
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    NSW Definition of a secondary road in regards to boundary fencing

    Hi all. I have a question regarding firstly, if a quiet cul da sac within a small town is considered a secondary road? The Roads Act 1993 states that a "Secondary road is a public road which by carrying a substantial amount of through traffic, relieves a neighbouring main road of traffic". The...
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    NSW Council road on private property, no easement

    Hi all, we live in a rural area and our neighbour went to market with their property, potential purchaser conducted land survey and discovered existence of road reserve across the sale property. This causes issues for seller however as a result of this (house and pool on the reserve), we...
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    NSW Disobey No stopping Sign

    I got a parking fine $268 from" disobey no stopping sign". I write a review letter to NSW service and get rejected. Should I take this case to court? My argument is My vehicle is off the road. It’s as close as possible to the house. On your photos you can see other vehicles is free to move. My...