What Rights Do I Have to Protect My Property?

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The town I live in wants to abandon my road due to cost of repair because it is sliding into the river. Should we let them?

I think I’m missing some information, here. First, why do you have a choice in the matter? Generally, people don’t get to veto town actions like this. Second, if you do have the choice, why wouldn’t you want the town to repair the road? It’s got to be cheaper than doing it yourself.