Real property rights (whether by fee simple ownership, by easement or by other agreement) acquired across land for a purpose (i.e., transit facilities, roadways, sidewalks and utilities).
The composite total requirement of all real estate acquisitions and easements, both temporary and permanent, needed to construct, maintain, protect, and operate a transportation system.
A permit or easement that authorizes the use of lands for specified purposes, such as for an access road, public-use facilities, or utility lines.
Land by dedication, grant or easement for roads, utility or other designated purposes; normally described as a strip or corridor type parcel.
An area involved in common transport.
The horizontal and vertical space occupied by the rail service. In the Pacific Northwest Rail Corridor, BNSF owns the right-of-way. Amtrak, WSDOT, and Sound Transit run their trains on BNSF's right-of-way through operating agreements.
a narrow corridor of land in straight sections across the landscape, repeatedly cleared and kept in low vegetation, to accommodate roadway structures, poles and wire for electrical and telephone transmissions, and pipelines.
Legal right to pass over property owned by another (such as roads, pipelines, etc.)
The cleared area along the road alignment that contains the roadbed, ditches, road slopes, and back slopes.
Land, property or property interest acquired for or devoted to transportation purposes. Right-of-way acquisition for a project may include right-of-entry, temporary easements, permanent easements, partial takes, and or total takes.
Land, property, or interest therein acquired for and devoted to transportation purposes, including construction, maintenance, operations, and protection of a facility.
The strip of land, usually 50 feet wide, that is the route of a pipeline and for which the company pays for the legal right of passage.
(3) a permit or easement that authorizes the use of lands for specified purposes, such as for a forest access road or a power line.
A strip of land, usually from 50- to 80-feet wide, on which permission has been granted by landowners for the construction and/or maintenance of a pipeline.
the land (usually a strip) acquired for or devoted to highway or rail transportation purposes
The right of one person, of several persons, or of the community at large, to pass over, under or through the land of another and/or the right to place public utilities, roads, sidewalks, storm drainage or other public improvements on the land.
The legal right of passage over another person's land. This is important in timber harvesting operations when access is limited.
The right that one has to travel over the land of another; an easement.
Right to cross or pass over a parcel of land; it may be a right to use a roadway or a driveway, to construct power lines through or over the land, or to place pipes under ground.
A privilege operating as an easement upon land, whereby the owner does, by grant or by agreement, give to another the right to pass over his land.
A type of easement giving the right to pass over or to cross a parcel of land.
The easement dedicated to a municipal use on either side of a publicly owned street.
shy; A right of passage; the right of one or more persons to pass over the land of another.
a City-owned area of land designated for streets, sidewalks, and public use
a strip of land acquired by reservation, forced dedication, or condemnation
a type of easement that gives someone the right to travel across property owned by another person
Privilege to travel across a given piece of land which may be purchased or granted by a landowner.
A strip of land platted, dedicated, condemned, established by prescription or otherwise legally established for the use of pedestrians, vehicles or utilities.
The strip of land owned by or under direct control of a transportation system, occupied by or intended for a transportation facility. Right-of-way is granted by deed dor easement for construction and maintenance of the designated use, which may include highways, streets, canals, ditches or other public uses.
Land on which highways, railroads, pipeline, power lines, wireless transmission towers, urban renewal, parks, forestry, wildlife reserves, public buildings, and so forth can be built and used.
Legal right of passage over another person's property. The land used by a public utility for roads, power lines, or pipelines.
An accurately located strip of land with defined width, point of beginning, and point of ending. It is the area within which the user has authority to conduct operations approved or granted by the landowner in an authorizing document, such as a permit, easement, lease, license or memorandum of understanding.
the land area dedicated to or associated with a roadway that is owned or managed by the road management entity - including the roadway, shoulder and affiliated landscape.
land acquired for and dedicated to the construction and maintenance of the highway.
A strip of land occupied or intended to be occupied by a street, crosswalk, railroad, electric transmission line, oil or gas pipeline, water main, sanitary or storm sewer main, shade trees or for another specified use.
Land, property or interest therein acquired for and devoted to transportation purposes such as construction, maintenance, operations and facility protection.
Land acquired by purchase, gift, or eminent domain in order to build and maintain a public road.
The track, roadbed, an property encompassing the track owned by a railroad.
A linear corridor of land used for transportation or other facilities such as highways, roads, streets, railroads, trails, light-rail, utilities, etc.
The total area of a street in public ownership; may encompass the travelway, shoulder, sidewalks, planting strips and unimproved areas beyond.
1. the right to use a particular path for access or passage; a type of easement. 2. the areas of subdivisions dedicated to government for use for streets, roads, and other public access to lots.
Statutory right by a government jurisdiction to a strip of land for use as a transportation corridor.
The right which one has to pass across the lands of another. An easement.
Usually that land owned by or under the direct control of a transportation system and on which its vehicles operate.
A general term denoting land, property or interest therein, usually in a strip, acquired for or devoted to transportation purposes.
The right of one property owner to pass over the lands of another property owner which is established by an easement or a licence agreement.
a parcel of land granted by deed or easement for construction and maintenance according to a designated use. This may include highways, streets, canals, ditches, or other uses.
the strip of land over which a power line, railway line, road, etc., extends. Return to
Land, property, or interest therein necessary for transportation infrastructure.
A form of easement, the legal entitlement to pass over a portion of the land of another.
An easement or permit, which authorizes public land to be used for a specified purpose that generally requires a long narrow strip of land. Examples are roads, powerlines, pipelines, etc.
1. The track, roadbed, and property alongside which is owned by the railroad. 2. The land acquired for and devoted to highway transportation.
The area or property reserved for a specific transportation function such as a roadway or transit guideway.
The land area of the corridor proper, including the roadway as well as the green buffers.
In property law, an easement to use another's land for passage. For the OCS a Right-of-way is most commonly used for pipelines that cross lands that the operator does not control entirely by lease.
is a form of easement. It enables a person to use a portion of land that is owned by another person in a particular way and for a limited purpose. For example, in a telecommunications context, a right-of-way might enable a carrier to bury cable or erect support structures on land owned by a third party.
Public land reserved for locating infrastructure such as a roadway or a utility line.
The right given by one landowner to another to pass over the land, construct a roadway or use as a pathway, without actually transferring ownership.
the land owned by NDOT for the purpose of operating and maintaining a highway.
A privilege operating as an easement upon land, whereby a land owner, by grant or agreement, gives another the right to pass over land. Also knows as easement.
The right of passage over the property of another. The public may acquire it through direct dedication from land subdivision or through implied dedication - accepted access over a period of time to a beach or shoreline. The pathways over which utilities and drainage ways run are often referred to as easements.
The right to cross or pass over the land of another.
Land granted (usually to the governing authority) by deed, servitude or easement for the construction of an infrastructure. Rights-of-way may grant limited property rights or full property rights.
A strip of land occupied or intended to be occupied by a street, crosswalk, railroad, road, electric transmission line, oil or gas pipeline, water main, sanitary or storm sewer main, landscaping, or for other special uses.
Property owned by WSDOT or other public agencies, required solely for placing the roadway and supporting facilities
A type of easement that gives the state transportation agency the right to use property it does not own.
The right or privilege, acquired through accepted usage or by contract, to pass over a designated portion of the property of another. A right-of-way may be private, as in an access easement given a neighbor, or public, as in the right-of-way to use the highways and streets.
A public or private area that allows for passage of people or goods, including, but not limited to, freeways, streets, bicycle paths, alleys, trails and walkways. A public right-of-way is dedicated or deeded to the public entity for use under the control of a public agency.
Land dedicated, deeded, used or to be used, for a street, alley, walkway, boulevard, drainage facility, access for ingress, egress or other purpose by the public, certain designated individuals or governing bodies.
The right to pass over another's land, more or less frequently, according to the nature of the easement.
A right-of-way (plural: rights-of-way) is an easement or strip of land granted to a railroad company upon which to build a railroad. In the case of an easement, it may revert to its original owners if the line is abandoned.