Definition of roadwork
1 : work done in constructing or repairing roads
2 : conditioning for an athletic contest (such as a boxing match) consisting mainly of long runs
Examples of roadwork in a Sentence
The roadwork caused a backup in traffic.
Recent Examples of roadwork from the Web
Related stories from Star-Telegram With roadwork almost done, business along Texas 114 is booming Devin said construction on the residential units should begin by August, with the first units ready early next year.
There still would be some roadwork done throughout the state.
Because the majority of ongoing or new roadwork in Will County is being locally funded, a shutdown would have minimal impact, according to Jeff Ronaldson, the county's director of transportation.
Spending: Carmel to pay $220,000 to nonprofit to run Christmas festival Indianapolis filed the lawsuit this month, arguing Carmel has no authority to buy right of way or do roadwork in Indianapolis city limits without permission.
Clarksville officials say the area near planned roadwork on Blackiston Mill Road is not an Indian burial ground but could potentially be the site of unmarked graves.
In addition to the roadwork, the Illinois Department of Transportation will be making curb and sidewalk repairs.
The roadwork will improve traffic flow across Mandeville and eliminate a dangerous intersection near the Lake Pontchartrain Causeway, city officials said.
Get ready for downtown roadworkMajor changes are coming to South Main Street in the next few years that will transform how people drive, park and walk through downtown.
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ROADWORK Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of roadwork for English Language Learners
: work that is done to build or repair roads
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