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

Examples of frontage road in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Detour to Bass Pro Drive, then the northbound SH 121 frontage road to Sandy Lake Road. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, 26 Feb. 2021 In 2018, while riding with a group on her way home after a triathlon, Wight was struck by a motorist who rolled through a stop sign at a three-way intersection on the frontage road east of Interstate 17. Ty Vinson, The Arizona Republic, 5 Aug. 2021 The line takes up one of the two frontage road lanes. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 20 June 2021 Traffic will be detoured to Bass Pro Drive, then the northbound SH 121 frontage road to Sandy Lake Road. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, 9 Apr. 2021 And in Austin, the north-south artery of Interstate 35 claimed another victim June 20, when a 76-year-old man was struck in a hit-and-run along the frontage road. Dallas News, 5 July 2021 After exiting, traffic will follow the frontage road north to access the city's street grid. The Arkansas Democrat-gazette, Arkansas Online, 26 June 2021 La Cantera Parkway traffic will continue on the eastbound frontage road and enter Loop 1604 at the next entrance ramp. Taylor Pettaway, San Antonio Express-News, 10 May 2021 Emergency responders arrived at the scene, saw the man down in the frontage road to Hwy. Paul Walsh, Star Tribune, 4 June 2021

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First Known Use of frontage road

1949, in the meaning defined above

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9 Sep 2021

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“Frontage road.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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