frontage road


Definition of frontage road

: a local street that parallels an expressway or through street and that provides access to property near the expressway

called also service road

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However, the restaurant on Woodall Rodgers Freeway frontage road wasn't the first El Fenix location. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, "Is the historic El Fenix restaurant in Dallas closing? Owner says it's safe, for now," 19 Aug. 2019 Gateways, or frontage roads, also are proposed to be built on both sides of I-10 from Executive Center Boulevard in west El Paso to downtown. USA TODAY, "Big butter sculpture, sweet guitar, owl released: News from around our 50 states," 24 July 2019 The Hill extends from the N. Central Expressway frontage road and east to the Dart rail station. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "The Hill adds tenants as transformation of what was an underused Dallas intersection evolves," 23 July 2019 The bridge will close in both directions between Pima Freeway’s frontage roads. Serena O'sullivan, azcentral, "Roads at 15th Avenue Bridge and Scottsdale Road at Loop 101 will close Monday," 5 July 2019 Alternate Detour: Eastbound I-10 traffic may exit at Foster Road, then turn around and take the westbound frontage road back to Ackerman. Bruce Selcraig,, "Interestate 10 work to delay summer eastbound traffic between Loop 410 and Loop 1604," 27 June 2019 While Scottsdale Road is closed between Mayo Boulevard and Loop 101 westbound frontage road, drivers can use alternate routes such as Hayden Road or Pima Road/Princess Drive. Serena O'sullivan, azcentral, "Roads at 15th Avenue Bridge and Scottsdale Road at Loop 101 will close Monday," 5 July 2019 Dick's, which also owns Golf Galaxy, is building a combo store up the frontage road from its current location. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, "Retail Therapy: Smaller Kohl's coming to Dallas, Pottery Barn Outlet opens in Arlington and more," 28 June 2019 The demonstrators moved to the station entrance Tuesday afternoon as one waved a placard that invited motorists on a passing highway and frontage road to honk to register support for the migrants. Washington Post, "The Latest: Lawyers want inspections of migrant kid centers," 26 June 2019

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First Known Use of frontage road

1949, in the meaning defined above

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