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mile·post

 (mīl′pōst′)
n.
A post set up to indicate distance in miles, as along a highway.

milepost

(ˈmaɪlˌpəʊst)
n
1. (Horse Racing) horse racing a marking post on a racecourse a mile before the finishing line
2. (Civil Engineering) chiefly US and Canadian a signpost that shows the distance in miles to or from a place. Also called (esp Brit): milestone

mile•post

(ˈmaɪlˌpoʊst)

n.
1. any of a series of posts set up to mark distance by miles, as along a road, or an individual post showing the distance from a place.
[1760–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.milepost - stone post at side of a road to show distancesmilepost - stone post at side of a road to show distances
marking, mark, marker - a distinguishing symbol; "the owner's mark was on all the sheep"
Translations

milepost

[ˈmaɪlpəʊst] N (Hist) → poste m miliar, mojón m

milepost

nMeilenanzeiger mor -pfosten m
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Prairie Road Connector (Milepost 0.00 to 0.05): The road will be closed 8 a.m.
Mount Locust (Milepost 15.5): "There is nothing like it anywhere," Wildy says of this restored former inn, one of the oldest structures in the state and one of more than 50 such inns that once operated along the Trace.
High Pass Road (Milepost 4.09 to Milepost 7.99, Territorial Highway west to Lavell Road): Pavement and associated work will occur at driveway approaches and along the roadway shoulders.
The heart of the book is a chapter devoted to "Sightseeing by Milepost." For each stop, the author gives an idea of what visitors will discover there, how long it might take to explore its trails or scenery, and why it is historically or naturally significant.
The state of hawaii, department of transportation (hdot), highways division (highways) is seeking qualified consultants to provide transportation planning, preliminary engineering, and environmental documentation services for the honoapiilani highway improvements, milepost 10.5 to milepost 18.0.
High Pass Road (Milepost 4.089 to Milepost 7.993, Territorial Highway west to Lavell Road): Pavement and associated work will occur at driveway approaches and along the roadway shoulders.
The US 20/26/WYO 789 portion of the pavement improvement project begins 6 miles west of Shoshoni (milepost 121.18) and extends to the junction of WYO 789 and US 20/26 in Shoshoni (milepost 127.29).
Crews were expected to be on the job Friday through Saturday, from Milepost 21 through Milepost 21.6, to continue cleanup of the spill.
Camp Creek Road (Milepost 4.4): Work on bridge will cause lane closure.
Green Acres Loop Milepost 0.00 - 0.41 (entire road)
The project consists of constructing a new Express Lane on I-15 from Milepost 331 to Milepost 340, which will entail the widening of the existing I-15 median, along with the widening and replacement of eight bridge decks and the full replacement of two bridges.
Araujo, 68, of Deadwood was killed Thursday afternoon in a crash at Milepost 12 near the town along the Siuslaw River, police said.