Examples of roadway in a Sentence
Police cleared the roadway for the parade.
a cow wandered into the roadway
Recent Examples of roadway from the Web
All lanes on Interstate 65 southbound and northbound at Airport Road have been closed after a signage structure on the interstate collapsed onto the roadway on Tuesday afternoon.
Major roadways in Houston were flooded by Sunday morning, and in some places motorists were stranded for hours as off-ramps remained inundated.
Countless abandoned cars and trucks blocked the region’s flooded roadways, raising questions about whether and how their drivers had escaped safely.
Scenic Kentucky has argued billboards should be phased out as an antiquated form of advertising that blights roadways with visual pollution.
The driver of the Optima, Lucas Roth, 27, of St. Peters, Miss., also drove off the roadway into the left ditch, police said.
What to complain about: the Voie Georges Pompidou, the roadway running along the Seine that's been closed as part of Paris's war on cars, and the fact that nothing's open on Mondays (only tourists complain that shit's not open on Sundays).
The roadways surrounding Dolphin Mall, 11401 NW 12th St., were gridlocked as people tried to get away.
Not necessarily, suggests a new study looking at the wooded areas next to roadways.
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First Known Use of roadway
Synonymsarterial, artery, avenue, boulevard, carriageway [British], drag, drive, expressway, freeway, high road, highway, pass, pike, road, way, route, row, street, thoroughfare, thruway, trace, turnpike
Related Wordscauseway; autobahn, autoroute, autostrada, dual carriageway [chiefly British], interstate, motorway [chiefly British], superhighway; beltway, bypass, parkway, ring road [chiefly British]; corniche, switchback; through street; high street [British], Main Street; backstreet, branch, bystreet, byway, crossroad, secondary road, shunpike, side road, side street; alley, alleyway; circle, lane, laneway [British], mews [chiefly British], place; close [chiefly British], cul-de-sac, dead end; corridor; track, trail
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