Examples of turnpike in a Sentence
the turnpike was jammed with people heading south for the long weekend
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Tolls have increased every year since 2009, in part to pay for a long-term turnpike reconstruction project and to handle debt service.
The last time a popular referendum passed in Oklahoma was in 1954, when voters repealed a bill outlining a series of turnpike projects.
But those traveling east on the road have to crane their necks to see approaching eastbound traffic coming over a hill on the turnpike.
South of Manchester, at the turnpike toll station, cars are lined up waiting for the single manned booth to take their cash.
But payroll records obtained by the Globe indicate the overtime for the Emergency Response posts has endured, simply moving with Troop E members to a reconfigured Troop H, which absorbed policing of tunnels and the eastern portion of the turnpike.
The widening is the first step in eventually widening the turnpike to its terminus at Interstate 75 in Wildwood in the coming years.
The work will reduce the turnpike in Boston to two lanes in each direction from July 27 to Aug. 6.
The commission is illustrating the risks with separate signs honoring 12 Ohioans who died on the turnpike while performing their duties.
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TURNPIKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of turnpike for English Language Learners
: a major road that you must pay to use
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