Place Names Committee

Road Types

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Through roads (two or more entrances)

Road Type Definition
Avenue A broad thoroughfare, usually planted on each side
Crescent A feeder road, usually within a suburb with entrances off different roads
Drive A wide thoroughfare allowing a steady flow of traffic, usually without many cross streets
Road A through road
Street A connecting road between two or more other roads
Terrace A through feeder road, usually within a suburb with entrances off different roads

 

Cul-de-sacs (only one entrance)

Road Type Definition
Close a cul-de-sac, can loop back on itself
Court a cul-de-sac, can loop back on itself
Place a cul-de-sac, can loop back on itself

 

Road Types