Rural Road

A Rural Road is a road located outside of the boundaries of an urban area.


Queensland Grants Commission

The Queensland Grants Commission defines a rural road as;

  • All roads of any surface; and
  • not classified as urban sealed roads; and
  • for which council has the full financial responsibility for their maintenance and are open to, and used by,
  • wheeled traffic at 30 June;
  • including roads declared under the Transport Infrastructure (Roads) Act.

But, excluding;

  • State controlled roads
  • Surveyed road reserves not normally carrying traffic
  • Roads on private property
  • Bridges

Related Pages

External Links & References

  1. Google Search
  2. Surfacing Alternatives for Unsealed Rural Roads (World Bank Open Knowledge Repository)
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