Many thanks to all of those who have shared their experience with dirt roads for this article including real estate agents, people who live on dirt roads, highway superintendents, town supervisors, first selectmen, and scientists. As usual, what I thought might be a clear conclusion about the impact of a dirt roads on real estate values, turned out to be more complex and interesting.
In the beginning
There were paved roads 4,000 years ago when stone-cutting tools were invented. As early impressive example is the 31-mile road […]