Road Hierarchy

BRC's Road Hierarchy consists of the following road classes.

  • Access Place (AP) - An Access Place is a no though road or cul-de-sac that provides direct access to adjoining residential properties.
  • Access Street (AS) - An access street is a through street that provides direct access to adjoining residential properties.
  • Arterial Route (A) - An arterial route is a road or a street that provides inter-regional connections between major activity and service centres and major urban areas with the city.
  • CBD/Commercial Access Street (CA) - A CBD/Commercial Access Street is a street that provides access to properties and businesses within the commercial centres of the city and surrounding towns.
  • Collector (Neighbourhood) (C) - A Neighbourhood Collector is a road or street that provides a connection between residential access streets and primary traffic carrying roads.
  • Highway (H) - A highway is road that provides a connection between large regional urban centres and primarily caters for long distance traffic movements.
  • Industrial Access Street (IA) - An industrial access street is a street that provides direct access to individual (industrial) properties.
  • Industrial Collector Street (IC) - An industrial collector street is a street that provides connection between industrial access streets and connects directly to suburban trunk collectors and sub arterial routes.
  • Internal Road (IR) - An internal road is a road located within a BRC owned facility, such as a Water Treatment Plant or Sports Facility.
  • Principal Rural Road (PR) - A principal rural road is a road that provides a connection between rural villages/townships, other higher order regional roads and urban centres.
  • Rural Access Road (RA) - A Rural Access Road is a road that provides direct access to adjoining rural and/or rural residential properties.
  • Rural Collector Road (RC) A rural collector road is a road that provides a connection between rural access roads and other high order roads and provides direct access to adjoining rural and/or rural residential properties.
  • Sub Arterial Route (SA) - A sub arterial route is a road or street that connects arterial routes through & around major urban areas within the city.
  • Trunk Collector (TC) - A trunk collector is a road or street that carries primarily inter suburb traffic.
  • Village/Township Access Street (VA) - A Village/Township Access Street is a street that provides access to properties in rural townships and villages.
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