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If you reserved a right of way, you have the right to use the strip of land for ingress and egress.....and as long as the neighbor doesn't impede you, then he's not acting improperly. Thus, the question becomes whether or not the locked gate prevents you from accessing the property.
Thus, if he's given you a key, then he's not likely inpeding your right to ingress and egress.
So, if there was no provision that prohibited gates in the easement you reserved, he likely can have the gates and keep them locked.....
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