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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In addition, drivers on Deer Valley Road can use the northbound I-17 frontage road to Pinnacle Peak Road. Ayana Hamilton, The Arizona Republic, 22 Oct. 2022 Work includes the addition of a roundabout on the west side of I-25 at the intersection of Kechter Road and the west frontage road. From Usa Today Network And Wire Reports, USA TODAY, 29 Sep. 2021 Traveion Lowery, 20, was found unresponsive when officers arrived at the 9800 block of the frontage road, near Baseline Road according to a news release from police. Remington Miller, Arkansas Online, 31 July 2022 To access Broadway Street from I-30 eastbound or I-630, vehicles can take Exit 140 to the I-30 frontage road and continue to Fourth Street on-ramp and river bridge. Alexandria Brown, Arkansas Online, 24 Aug. 2022 One line extended all the way past a frontage road south of the arena, continued a block along 55th Street and turned down Hardy Avenue. San Diego Union-Tribune, 18 Mar. 2022 Drivers will be detoured to the westbound frontage road until the highway opens back up, which could also happen earlier than Monday morning if workers finish sooner. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, 22 June 2022 State crash data shows that 73.3 percent of all deadly pedestrian collisions on highways within Harris County between 2017 and 2021 occurred on the main lanes, while nearly 22 percent were on the frontage road. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, 10 May 2022 Drivers will be detoured to the frontage road, according to Emily Black, spokesperson for the Texas Department of Transportation, which is heading up the roadwork through a contractor. Jay R. Jordan, Chron, 10 June 2022 See More

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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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Cite this Entry

“Frontage road.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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