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(Civil Engineering) US a thoroughfare, esp a motorway
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or through•way


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Noun1.throughway - a broad highway designed for high-speed trafficthroughway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
autobahn - an expressway in a German-speaking country
autostrada - an expressway in an Italian-speaking country
carriageway - one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
toll road, turnpike - an expressway on which tolls are collected
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[ˈθruːweɪ] N (US) → autopista f (de peaje)
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thruway [ˈθruːˌweɪ] n (Am) → autostrada a pagamento
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This throughway will add another section to the planned 500-mile network of bicycle and hiking routes on the Bay Trail, and it will connect trails from Contra Costa and Marin Counties for the first time.
Lane County Circuit JudgeKarsten Rasmussen did not ruleon whether proposed EmX bus linesin west Eugene constitute a throughway in his July dismissal of a lawsuit against the city of Eugene broughtby opponents of the EmX project.A Page One story on Thursday incorrectly stated that Rasmussen's ruling included a determination that the proposed EmX bus lines constitute a throughway.
Sixteen project opponents filed suit in April, arguing that the city charter requires the project to go to a public vote because the project would constitute the city creating a throughway under state statutes.