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 When: From 9 p.m. on Friday, Apr. 5 to 5 a.m. on Monday, Apr. 8. Alternate Routes: Drivers can take use Loop 101 Beardsley frontage roads between Seventh Street and Cave Creek Road. Brenna Gauchat, The Arizona Republic, 5 Apr. 2024 The drop zone greets visitors with signs just off a frontage road. Michael McGough, Sacramento Bee, 14 Dec. 2023 Hare was found along the same frontage road, the chief said. Doha Madani, NBC News, 17 Mar. 2024 When Hare did not return several attempts to contact him, an officer was sent to the scene and saw Hare's patrol car driving at a high speed on a frontage road along the Interstate 40 road, Weisler said. Bill Hutchinson, ABC News, 17 Mar. 2024 Well, this one comes with a weekend movie watch list Details: About 45 miles north of central Phoenix, take Exit 242 off Interstate 17 at Rock Springs and turn west to the frontage road. Roger Naylor, The Arizona Republic, 24 Feb. 2024 Half-hidden directly behind the Amoco gas station on Seventh Street where Broadway Street becomes a frontage road, the new White Rock Lounge offers a performance stage that has brought out the beast in audience members as young as 10 years old. Frederick Melo, Twin Cities, 4 Feb. 2024 California’s most adventurous wolf was found dead on the afternoon of Nov. 10 that year, near a frontage road running parallel to Interstate 5, about 50 miles north of Los Angeles. Louis Sahagún, Los Angeles Times, 30 Aug. 2023 The existing wall along the north side of the eastbound Loop 101 frontage road will be removed. Ellie Willard, The Arizona Republic, 20 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of frontage road was in 1949

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“Frontage road.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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