toll·​way ˈtōl-ˌwā How to pronounce tollway (audio)

Examples of tollway in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each tollway will have its own policy on whether the clean-air stickers will get a reduced toll or free passage. Jim Radcliffe, Orange County Register, 2 Feb. 2024 North Texas has its share of tollways from the President George Bush Turnpike and Chisholm Trail Parkway to toll lanes along Interstate-35 and State Highway 183, but not all tolls are owned by the same entity. Gordon Dickson, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 20 Feb. 2024 Over 130 vehicles skidding and jack-knifing on black ice crashed into one another on a half-mile, tollway stretch of Interstate 35, leading to six deaths. Hollace Ava Weiner, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 27 Jan. 2024 In a report released early this week, SANDAG staff acknowledged that thousands of drivers along the 10-mile stretch of state Route 125 had been charged incorrect amounts to use the tollway and that their accounts were not properly credited when deposits were made. Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Dec. 2023 The cost of land may slow down the pace of housing development, Bristol said, but the city is now turning to building a commercial corridor around the tollway and Highway 380. Maria Halkias, Dallas News, 19 Sep. 2023 Federal investigators highlighted significant differences in training between private tollway operator NTE and state-run TxDOT. Zaeem Shaikh, Dallas News, 1 Sep. 2023 The site is across the tollway from several successful Frisco projects, including the Dallas Cowboys’ Star, Frisco Station and The Gate. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 23 Aug. 2023 Blue Star Land — the real estate firm founded by Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones — and developer Lincoln Property Co. have almost fully leased the newest 314,000-square-foot office building at 17 Cowboys Way at the tollway. Steve Brown, Dallas News, 11 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tollway was in 1949

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“Tollway.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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