Roadblock – this term has got application in the area of Real Estate Law. There it refers to any type of obstruction that avoids free passage on open road, or contradicts with free access over any part of it. This is why sometimes it is called ‘public nuisance”. The Law states that for causing roadblock you can receive charge or ticket. In most jurisdictions it is not illegal to remove on your own anything that has blocked the way. In all circumstances, the Traffic police should be informed about the presence of roadblock. Synonyms are “barricade” and “blockade”.