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Useful Data - Highways road types

Highway Maintenance Code of Good Practice recommendation (group according to importance then define levels of maintenance for each group):

Hierarchy

Standard Road Classification System

Local Government Code of Practice Road Classification

Group 1

A, B some C and Unclassified roads

Class 2 Strategic Routes

Class 3a Main Distributors

Class 3b Secondary Distributors

Group 2

C roads and some Unclassified roads

Class 4a Local Interconnecting Roads

Group 3

Some C roads and Unclassified roads

Class 4b Local Access Roads


Road Network Hierarchy

Classifications: A, B, C and UC

ST_REF_TYPE

ST_DESC

Example

Notes

1

DESIGNATED STREET NAME

High Street


2

STREET DESCRIPTION

Track from Farm to Road

Can only exist if there is no Type 1

3

STREET NUMBER

A5, B102, C123

Classified road.  If type 3 exists, there must be a type 1 or type 2.

Only types 3 and 4 have ESUs.

4

UNOFFICIAL STREET NAME

Lover's Lane

Colloquial used name.

Only types 3 and 4 have ESUs.

 
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