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Synonyms for turnpike

Synonyms for turnpike

(from 16th to 19th centuries) gates set across a road to prevent passage until a toll had been paid

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an expressway on which tolls are collected

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Hit and run accident, report taken, 731 Boston Turnpike
Under Act 44, a Lease and Funding Agreement was entered into by the turnpike and PennDOT, which requires the turnpike to pay PennDOT $450 million a year, or nearly $24 billion, over a period of 50 years to provide funding for roads, bridges and transit.
The Turnpike Authority will house its headquarters at the building after consolidating offices of the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway, which merged two years ago.
If you look at a road atlas, you will see that New York's Route 90 now extends across the old Mohawk Turnpike.
With more than 600,000 drivers each day, the northern half of the New Jersey Turnpike is among the most widely traveled roads in America.
Important Transportation Link: The mature service area and strong competitive position of the turnpike system supports a stable traffic and revenue base for several major New Hampshire population centers.
Suspicious person/motor vehicle, gone on arrival, 866 Hartford Turnpike
From June, the work will begin for widening and reconstruction of about four miles of the turnpike in Bristol Township along with building three new turnpike bridges and installing ramp piers.
Wagner said the precise amount of lost revenue could not be calculated because turnpike officials could not or would not separate the requested data into personal or business travel.
As are all mature turnpike systems, the New Hampshire Turnpike is exposed to the politicization of toll increases and capital budgeting decisions, since it is a bureau within the state's Department of Transportation.
Suspicious person/motor vehicle, two males in doorway ran when they saw caller, window in basement door broken, it was an old break in the door, resecured door, checked area, 286 Boston Turnpike
13 letter from Nutt, in which the turnpike CEO assured the auditor general that the turnpike could handle its growing debt.
The Runnemede Corporate Center sits in a key location, and with frontage on The New Jersey Turnpike, it draws the attention of nearly 85,000 cars per day.
Suspicious person/motor vehicle, 291 Boston Turnpike
5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Auditor General Jack Wagner warned today that Pennsylvania taxpayers could be on the hook for billions of dollars of additional debt if the General Assembly does not soon amend or appeal Act 44 of 2007, which requires the Turnpike Commission to provide $450 million a year in infrastructure funding to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.