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TURNPIKE. A public road paved with stones or other hard substance.
     2. Turnpike roads are usually made by corporations to which a power to make them has been granted. The grant of such power passes not only an easement for the road itself, but also so much land as is connected with it; as, for instance, for a toll house and a cellar under it, and a well for the use of the family. 9 Pick. R. 109. A turnpike is a public highway, and a building erected before the turnpike was made, though upon a part out of the travelled path, if continued there is a nuisance. 16 Pick. R. 175. Vide Road; Street; Way.

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We hope the Nusa Dua-Ngurah Rai-Benoa toll road will overcome traffic jams in Bali", said Dahlan Iskan.
Empty lanes: A lone driver on the M6 Toll Road, and (left) Will Rogers.
The Bush Administration should not approve this loan to a toll road agency that has boasted that it does not depend on public funds," stated Elizabeth Goldstein, president of the California State Parks Foundation.
The three lane M6 funnels down into a single lane, shared in part by the M42 turn-off, as the middle and outer lanes become approaches to the Toll Road and drivers veer leftwards to avoid the costly relief Toll Road at the last minute.
Macquarie Infrastructure Group, which has toll roads around the world, produced a business plan which estimated that between 45,000 and 70,000 vehicles would be using the road every day after two months.
The most-recent toll road approved by state lawmakers was in the 1980s.
It also discusses the impact that the global recession had on Fitch's toll road portfolio and expectations for 2010.
The last private toll road in Texas was the Camino Colombia Toll Road in South Texas, which the state purchased in 2004 after the private firm that built it declared bankruptcy.
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority operates the toll road and it is overseeing construction of the Silver Line.
22 /PRNewswire/ -- In an eight-plus hour event and with more than 3,000 toll road opponents in attendance, state and local elected officials and members of the Save San Onofre Coalition spoke before three Bush Administration officials overseeing a Commerce Department hearing on the Foothill-South Toll Road.
Coleshill School already has the A446, the M42, M6 and the B4117 within a quarter of a mile of the school buildings and the toll road will crawl around the area at a similar distance.