§ 449.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicated otherwise:

   Alley—A narrow roadway, usually to the rear of abutting properties, designed for the purpose of access to the rear of the properties and not as a thoroughfare; and every roadway less than 16 feet in width.

   Court—A dead-end roadway designed to provide access to properties abutting thereon which has a length of less than 250 feet or a vehicle turnaround area with a radius of less than 40 feet.

   Department—The Department of Transportation of the Commonwealth.

   Intergovernmental agencies—Councils of government, area governments or other affiliation of governments or government agencies as authorized by 62 Pa.C.S. Chapter 19 (relating to intergovernmental relations) to participate in, sponsor, conduct or administer a cooperative purchasing agreement and which expend public moneys for the procurement of supplies, services and construction.

   Person—Individual, partnership or corporation; contracts with two or more companies owned or operated by the same person are regarded as one contract.

   Road machinery and road equipment—Any machinery or equipment used primarily for the maintenance, repair, construction or reconstruction of public roads or streets, including bridges, culverts and drainage structures for which municipalities are legally responsible.

   Roadway—That portion of a street or highway between the side ditch lines, face of curbs, outside edge of shoulders and gutters, or combination thereof, exclusive of slope areas.

   Secretary—The Secretary of Transportation.

   Way—A short stretch of roadway having both terminals in a street or road and designed to provide access to properties abutting thereon.

   Way, court and alley—Any way, court or alley established after the effective date of this chapter will not be recognized as a road or street for purposes of Liquid Fuels Tax participation.


   The provisions of this §  449.2 amended under the Vehicle Code, 75 Pa.C.S. § §  6103 and 9511; and sections 1—10 of the act of June 1, 1956 (P. L. (1955) 1944, No. 655) (72 P. S. § §  2615.1—2615.10).


   The provisions of this §  449.2 amended July 21, 1978, effective July 22, 1978, 8 Pa.B. 2075; amended through October 10, 1980, effective October 11, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 4038; amended May 16, 2003, effective May 17, 2003, 33 Pa.B. 2378. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (240957) to (240958).

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