frontage road

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frontage road

frontage road

- A smaller road that runs alongside a highway or major road.
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Noun1.frontage road - a local road that runs parallel to an expressway and allows local traffic to gain access to property
local road, local street - a street that is primarily used to gain access to the property bordering it
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8 million yards2 of concrete paving, frontage roads and associated drainage, and utility infrastructure.
EDMOND The Oklahoma Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting about the design of the Interstate 35 frontage roads from Memorial Road to Second Street in Edmond.
The contract was awarded by Ashghal with the scope of work including: construction of 11km road consisting of 10 lanes and four future lane sections with additional collectors/distributor roads, frontage roads and ramps.
Concerns about speed limits on frontage roads and the Texas Department of Transportation's use of toll lanes to expand the state's network of highways came up for debate in a Senate committee Wednesday.
Main lanes on Texas 288 just south of Pearland may be closed for repaving in September, causing traffic to be diverted to frontage roads, a Texas Department of Transportation official said.
A so-called "split diamond" interchange, which means adding frontage roads and a bridge that connect Delta Highway on the north side of Belt Line to River Road, and adding frontage roads on the south side of Belt Line that do the same, reducing traffic on Belt Line.
Highway 67/167 near its location is going to be moved when Warden and Landers roads are transformed from two-lane frontage roads into one-way streets.
The work includes upgrading the highway to current safety standards; adding bicycle and pedestrian facilities; redirecting Highway 12 driveway access to frontage roads for added safety; improving on/off ramps at the Interstate Highway 90/94 interchange; and improving pavement riding characteristics and drainage.
The proposed facility, approximately 24 km (15 mi) in length, will consist of the new construction of a six-lane freeway, with frontage roads and high-occupancy-vehicle (HOV) lanes.
Some sections of the road were overtaken by weeds while others were used as frontage roads.
Together with the Port Authority, Continental is investing $100 million in a parking structure and $60 million on extended frontage roads.
Despite some small design changes, including changes to frontage roads and the addition of tolled and free ramps on the northwestern portion of the project, the project is currently on schedule for opening in December of 2007 and thus far is under budget.