frontage road
noun Date: 1949 a local street that parallels an expressway or through street and that provides access to property near the expressway — called also service road

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Frontage road — Illustration of a two way residential frontage road running parallel to a motorway on a left side driving facility …   Wikipedia

  • frontage road — noun a local road that runs parallel to an expressway and allows local traffic to gain access to property • Syn: ↑service road • Hypernyms: ↑local road, ↑local street * * * noun, pl ⋯ roads [count] US : ↑service road * * * ˈfrontage road …   Useful english dictionary

  • frontage road — a local road that runs parallel to an expressway, providing access to roadside stores and businesses; a service road. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • frontage road — noun A small road, alongside a main road, for access to businesses etc …   Wiktionary

  • Frontage — is the full length of a plot of land or a building measured alongside the road on to which the plot or building fronts. This is considered especially important for certain types of commercial and retail real estate, in applying zoning bylaws and… …   Wikipedia

  • Frontage Lane — A frontage lane is a paved path that is used for the transportation and travel from one street to another. Frontage lanes, closely related to a frontage road are common in metropolitan areas, and in small rural towns. Frontage lanes are… …   Wikipedia

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  • Road — This article is about a route, thoroughfare or way that supports travel by a means of conveyance. For a place outside a harbor where a ship can lie at anchor, see Roadstead. For public roads, see Highway. For other routes, see thoroughfare. For… …   Wikipedia

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