service road


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Recent Examples on the Web Longwell wanted permission to build a six-mile service road and bridge over the Two Medicine River on lands considered sacred by the Blackfeet tribe. Washington Post, "Montana judge ousts Trump’s temporary BLM director, casting doubt on a range of decisions by acting officials," 26 Sep. 2020 According to the department, the accident happened around 6 a.m. Friday in the 2100 block of the N. Hwy 360 service road. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, "Grand Prairie police are looking for hit-and-run suspect that critically injured a man on scooter," 22 Sep. 2020 Meet the new Pumpkin Path of Peril — a former service road — that will guide people through 90 minutes of spookiness. Domenica Bongiovanni, The Indianapolis Star, "Harvest at Newfields has expanded to a monthlong festival this year. Here's what to know.," 22 Sep. 2020 Highland Fire Chief Bill Timmer said that his department has responded to local bush fires in Hoosier Prairie and along the service road on Cline Avenue. Alexandra Kukulka,, "West Coast wildfires ‘burning hotter, growing faster’ than anticipated, says local fire prevention official at Oregon site," 15 Sep. 2020 These heroes on behalf of half-shells fanned out along a dirt service road and began to march across the scorched earth in search of reptile remains. The Salt Lake Tribune, "Biologists survey wildfire destruction on Utah tortoise habitat," 6 Sep. 2020 The new 3-story development is directly north of a rear service road to Best Buy. Carole Carlson,, "Veterans housing project launched in Hobart," 27 Aug. 2020 Traveling north across the overpass and turning right to enter the service road at the yield sign the road is like a rub board. Frank Fellone, Arkansas Online, "DRIVETIME MAHATMA: Smoothing bumpy ride on to-do list," 15 Aug. 2020 The officer gave chase and crashed when his motorcycle lost traction along the Highway 67 service road. Anna Caplan, Dallas News, "Grand Prairie police officer crashes motorcycle during vehicle pursuit," 11 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of service road

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of service road was in 1921

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4 Oct 2020

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“Service road.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of service road

: a road that is near and parallel to a major road and that allows people to go to local stores, houses, etc.

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