Travel path obstructed

There are many ways in which the sidewalk or path may be obstructed —by poles, signs, cars, shrubbery, items left on the sidewalk, etc. These are typical urban examples; this sort of "street furniture" should be placed off to the side and out of the walkway:

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Picture of car obstructing sidewalk In suburban residential or rural areas, common obstructions include utility poles, overgrown vegetation, and vehicles blocking the sidewalk. (For other examples, see Inadequate horizontal or vertical clearance.)

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