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thru·way

also through·way  (thro͞o′wā′)

thruway

(ˈθruːweɪ)
n
a variant spelling of throughway

thru•way

or through•way

(ˈθruˌweɪ)

n.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.thruway - a broad highway designed for high-speed trafficthruway - 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

thruway

noun
A course affording passage from one place to another:
Translations

thruway

[ˈθruːweɪ] N (US) → autopista f de peaje

thruway

throughway [ˈθruːweɪ] n (US) (= expressway) → autoroute f

thruway

n (US) → Schnellstraße f
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The Thruway Authority Skilled Trades Scholarship Program is aimed at recruiting qualified students pursuing a career in the trades and increasing workplace diversity.
According to a video posted on Facebook by Kadire Flowers who can be seen going in the opposite direction on the Thruway, multiple vehicles which included trucks and cars stood static on the road due to the pile up as the blizzard wind flew at a high velocity.
A bus carrying the Niagara University women's basketball team had been stuck on the Thruway since 2 a.m., the school said.
In fact, Grand Island had the distinction of being the first tolls on the NYS Thruway.
So, Mr or Madam Editor, inform your readers and they might get a free ride on the New York State Thruway.
The type of captive contemplated by the Thruway Authority would be a broad-based captive model, housing a variety of risks, in a manner similar to the MTA captive.
In addition, the Oregon Department of Transportation is continuing through the summer its test run of a Thruway bus operating roundtrip between Eugene and Portland.
"Through the On-the-Go program, Thruway customers can purchase an E-ZPass tag at off-Thruway retail locations, such as Wegmans, and begin using it instantly and benefit from its convenience and time savings," explained Thruway Authority executive director Michael R.
A series of 12 kiosks located in six Thruway Travel Plazas give curious travelers location information, but also inform about programs and degrees offered throughout the SUNY system.
At the present time, DEC is developing plans to use scrap tires in road construction activities in cooperation with the New York State Department of Transportation and the New York State Thruway Authority to beneficially use the bulk of the scrap tires.
It's 5:00 p.m., the thruway is backed up for miles, and you're trying to race your sick child to the pediatrician.