Examples of expressway in a Sentence
a baffling maze of high-speed expressways encircles the city
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Still, the average speed during peak hours on expressways increased slightly to 39.8 miles (64.1 kilometers) per hour in 2014 from 39 miles (62.7 kilometers) per hour in 2004.
Suburbia was built by federally subsidized credit, and the highways and expressways that take people out there.
Corinthian McClary, 29, of the 9800 block of South Maryland Avenue, was in the northbound lanes of the expressway near 33rd Street around 8:15 p.m. when he was hit by a vehicle, according to the Illinois State Police.
Perhaps most significantly, the opening means that motorists will be able to travel from downtown Orlando to the east side of Mount Dora entirely by expressway.
And that has frustrated Palmer, House Majority Leader Mike Moyle, R-Star, and other Southwest Idaho lawmakers who want to see that expressway built now.
The expressway sped suburbanites in their cars in and out of Erie.
The Mexicable runs over land adjacent to the main avenue, while the Seaport plan would run directly over Summer Street — adding hulking stations over the street in a city that spent years taking down rail lines and an expressway.
By 1950, before expressway construction and urban renewal destroyed black communities in dozens of U.S. cities, almost half of all African-Americans living in Cincinnati – 36,000 of 78,000 – were squeezed into the West End.
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: a large highway that may be entered and left only at certain places
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