Can I put an unlocked gate across a right-of-way?
Question Details: I live next to a dealer and he has right-of-way past my home on the edge of the property. He gets many quick visitors. I'd like to put up a gate at the beginning of my part of the road to my own driveway and that carries onto his. I'd put a sign saying "Private Road for Numbers Blah Blah". No lock. A sign saying my place is under camera security. Why? To slow down the numbers of visitors. To be an inconvenience. To make them think twice.
If the right of way is 100% on your property, you can do this: his right would be a right of access, but not a right to determine or restrict what you can put on your property (e.g. fence, sign, etc.). So long as you do not actually impede access, you can do this.
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