Urban Road

An Urban Road is a road located within the boundaries of a built-up area. Urban roads are typically characterised by the presence of street lighting and in most but not all cases the presence of kerb and channel adjacent to the road edge.

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Typical Urban Road Cross-Section


Alternate Definitions

An urban road can also be defined as;

  • a road with a speed limit of less than 80 km/h.
  • a road located within an urban town planning zone.


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