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NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Street Type’

Definition: The street type descriptor appearing after a street or highway name.

Purpose: This field further refines the incident address.

Entry: Enter the appropriate Street Type code (established by the U.S. Postal Service) from the list on the following page. If the street type is not listed, enter the street type as part of the Street or Highway name. (See Street or Highway Name above.)

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NFIRS Coding

Here are the NFIRS codes for the ‘Street Type’ element, including any “other” values in case none of the preselected choices match:

Common Examples of Street Type

More commonly used values for Street Type…

Street Type  Code 
Road RD
Avenue AVE
Lane LN
Street ST
Highway HWY

All values for Street Type

Street Type  Code 
Alley ALY
Annex ANX
Arcade ARC
Avenue AVE
Beach BCH
Bend BND
Bluff BLF
Bluffs BLFS
Bottom BTM
Boulevard BLVD
Branch BR
Bridge BRG
Brook BRK
Brooks BRKS
Burg BG
Burgs BGS
Bypass BYP
Camp CP
Canyon CYN
Cape CPE
Causeway CSWY
Center CTR
Centers CTRS
Circle CIR
Circles CIRS
Cliff CLF
Cliffs CLFS
Club CLB
Common CMN
Commons CMNS
Corner COR
Corners CORS
Court CT
Courts CTS
Cove CV
Coves CVS
Creek CRK
Crescent CRES
Crest CRST
Crossing XING
Crossroad XRD
Crossroads XRDS
Curve CURV
Dale DL
Dam DM
Divide DV
Drive DR
Drives DRS
Estate EST
Estates ESTS
Expressway EXPY
Extension EXT
Extensions EXTS
Falls FLS
Ferry FRY
Field FLD
Fields FLDS
Flat FLT
Flats FLTS
Ford FRD
Fords FRDS
Forest FRST
Forge FRG
Forges FRGS
Fork FRK
Forks FRKS
Fort FT
Freeway FWY
Garden GDN
Gardens GDNS
Gateway GTWY
Glen GLN
Glens GLNS
Green GRN
Greens GRNS
Grove GRV
Groves GRVS
Harbor HBR
Harbors HBRS
Haven HVN
Heights HTS
Highway HWY
Hill HL
Hills HLS
Hollow HOLW
Inlet INLT
Island IS
Islands ISS
Junction JCT
Junctions JCTS
Key KY
Keys KYS
Knoll KNL
Knolls KNLS
Lake LK
Lakes LKS
Landing LNDG
Lane LN
Light LGT
Lights LGTS
Loaf LF
Lock LCK
Locks LCKS
Lodge LDG
Manor MNR
Manors MNRS
Meadow MDW
Meadows MDWS
Mill ML
Mills MLS
Mission MSN
Motorway MTWY
Mount MT
Mountain MTN
Mountains MTNS
Neck NCK
Orchard ORCH
Parkway PKY
Parkways PKYS
Passage PSGE
Pine PNE
Pines PNES
Place PL
Plaza PLZ
Point PT
Points PTS
Port PRT
Ports PRTS
Prairie PR
Radial RADL
Ranch RNCH
Rapid RPD
Rapids RPDS
Rest RST
Ridge RDG
Ridges RDGS
River RIV
Road RD
Roads RDS
Route RT
Shoal SHL
Shoals SHLS
Shore SHR
Shores SHRS
Skyway SKWY
Spring SPG
Springs SPGS
Spurs SPRS
Square SQ
Squares SQS
Station STA
Stravenue STRA
Stream STRM
Street ST
Streets STS
Summit SMT
Terrace TER
Throughway TRWY
Trace TRCE
Track TRAK
Trafficway TRFY
Trail TRL
Trailer TRLR
Tunnel TUNL
Turnpike TPKE
Underpass UPAS
Union UN
Unions UNS
Valley VLY
Valleys VLYS
Viaduct VIA
View VW
Views VWS
Village VLG
Villages VLGS
Ville VL
Vista VIS
Well WL
Wells WLS

Transactions containing ‘Street Type’

A few NFIRS elements are reused accross a number of transactions, but typically the value is captured by one transaction only.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Maximum Length 5
Element Type Coded Field - The coded field relating to an entry in the code table. Most coded fields allow for Plus+ One codes. For these fields the expected length of the coded entry is depicted as (National length OR Plus+ One length). Only fields with this notation in the expected length column allow for Plus+ One definitions. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted. - Maximum length 5 characters
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