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freeway

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Roads
freewayfree‧way /ˈfriːweɪ/ ●●● S2 W3 noun [countable] American English 🔊 🔊 TTRa very wide road in the US, built for fast travelmotorway, expressway, highway 🔊 the Central Freeway
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freewayH freeway retrofit and replacement, sources familiar with it said Monday.Like traffic caught in rush hour, freeway construction moves glacially -- especially when well-organized locals try to spike it.Gallegos said the expressway could be built by 2005 and later expanded into a six-lane freeway.To the north lies freeway and its speeding traffic.The more freeway access there is, the less San Franciscans have to share their streets with out-of-towners.His city has pushed for the freeway for four decades, saying that its streets have been clogged by run-off traffic.Rising all around are thick walls of rough-cut travertine, the slightly golden stone that dominates the view from the freeway.Caltrans says it could begin work on the freeway renovation by 2000.the Ventura Freeway
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