New Jersey Administrative Code
Title 16 - TRANSPORTATION
Chapter 47 - STATE HIGHWAY ACCESS MANAGEMENT CODE
Appendix A - ACCESS CLASSIFICATION MATRIX

Universal Citation: NJ Admin Code A
Current through Register Vol. 56, No. 6, March 18, 2024

This chart is to be used in conjunction with NJ.A.C. 16:47 Appendix B-2, and provides information regarding the general characteristics of the State highway segments listed in that appendix. See NJ.A.C. 16:47 Appendix C for access level descriptions.

URBAN CHARACTERISTICS

HIGH SPEED

LOW SPEED

[GREATER THAN] 45 MPH

[LESS THAN] 45 MPH

ACCESS

DIVIDED

UNDIVIDED

TWO-LANE

DIVIDED

UNDIVIDED

TWO-LANE

CLASS

MULTI-LANE

MULTI-LANE

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Level

Level

Level

Level

Level

Level

Accessible

3

(1)

4

(2)

4

(3)

3

(4)

4

(5)

5

(6)

Principal

Arterials

Minor

3/4

(7)

4

(8)

5

(9)

3/4

(10)

4

(11)

5

(12)

Arterials

Collector

4

(13)

5

(14)

6

(15)

4

(16)

5

(17)

6

(18)

Roads

Local

4

(19)

6

(20)

6

(21)

4

(22)

6

(23)

6

(24)

Roads

RURAL CHARACTERISTICS

HIGH SPEED [GREATER THAN] 50 MPH

LOW SPEED [LESS THAN] 50 MPH

[GREATER THAN] 50 MPH

[LESS THAN] 50 MPH

ACCESS CLASS

DIVIDED

UNDIVIDED

TWO-LANE

DIVIDED

UNDIVIDED

TWO-LANE

MULTI-LANE

MULTI-LANE

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Access

Cell

Level

Level

Level

Level

Level

Level

Accessible

2

(25)

4

(26)

4

(27)

3

(28)

4

(29)

5

(30)

Principal

Arterials

Minor

2

(31)

4

(32)

5

(33)

3/4

(34)

4

(35)

5

(36)

Arterials

Major

3/4

(37)

5

(38)

6

(39)

4

(40)

5

(41)

6

(42)

Collectors

Minor

4

(43)

5

(44)

6

(45)

4

(46)

5

(47)

6

(48)

Collectors

Local Roads

4

(49)

6

(50)

6

(51)

4

(52)

6

(53)

6

(54)

Cell "0" represents AL 1. For cells with an AL designation of 3/4, the Access Level will depend on Department plans for the route.

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