freeway freeway  /f ˈri ˌweɪ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic

Usage(s):

  1. A mile-long section of the freeway's upper deck began to heave, then collapsed onto the lower roadway, flattening cars as if they were beer cans.
  2. While driving down the 210 freeway in Los Angeles with two friends, Rodney King was detected speeding by the California Highway Patrol.
  3. Rush hour freeway traffic heading north and south on the San Diego 405 Freeway in West Los Angeles.

News

  1. 1 dead after multi-vehicle crash on 134 Freeway in Glendale

    GLENDALE - A multi-vehicle crash on the Ventura (134) Freeway in Glendale today left one man dead and another one suffering from major injuries, the California Highway Patrol said.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Daily News

  2. 10 Freeway widening project through Redlands, Yucaipa completed

    The fourth and final phase of the 10 Freeway widening project is complete. And on Friday morning the additional westbound lane was donated to taxpayers by their elected officials.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Redlands Daily Facts

  3. Carson City’s freeway bypass to close Monday night, possibly Tuesday night

    Carson City’s new freeway bypass will close briefly for work next week, and the freeway extension will be finished by 2017, the Nevada Department of Transportation’s director says.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Record-Courier

Quotes

  1. "Restart after restart," said runner-up Scott Dixon. "It's just one of those days where you feel like you haven't even raced. It's sort of being on the freeway and watching lots of people smash into each other. It's just a frustrating day in...
    on May 27, 2007 By: Scott Dixon Source: SI.com

  2. "It's wonderful for the PGA Tour to erect a tent in the middle of the desert so we can talk about golf. Near the 10 (freeway) and in between an In-N-Out Burger and a Del Taco, four miles from the outlet mall," Lopez said. "That's what a golf...
    on Jan 16, 2007 By: George Lopez Source: SI.com

  3. "Progress on repairing the collapsed freeway connectors is moving at lightning speed," Schwarzenegger said. "By creating immediate action and cutting the red tape, traffic will flow sooner, so we can move goods and people and protect...
    on May 2, 2007 By: Arnold Schwarzenegger Source: San Jose Mercury News

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