Turnpike Sentence Examples
He'd take the turnpike extension south.
The various grounds of exemption from toll on turnpike roads were all of a public character, e.g.
By the 1830s, many roads had been improved by the turnpike trusts.
That shift came with the dawning of a new century and Route 66 got a new turnpike to the ' Super Highway ' .
This was one of the toll gates on the first turnpike in the area - built in 1758 to link Sheffield to Sparrowpit.
The northwest of the district is crossed by the old Leicester Causeway and Stoney Stanton Road, a former turnpike.
The country wore the same aspect, till at last the fine green turf became more wearisome than a dusty turnpike road.
He was most active and energetic in his efforts, not only for the improvement of Stafford - shire pottery, but almost equally so for the improvement of turnpike roads, the construction of a canal (the Trent & Mersey) and the founding of schools and chapels.
In 1713 the vicinity was opened up to settlement, a tavern and a mill were constructed, and a turnpike road was built to Boston.
Telford realigned the turnpike road substantially to even out the gradient.Advertisement
That shift came with the dawning of a new century and Route 66 got a new turnpike to the ' Super Highway '.
The center was where the main turnpike road widened out to form Edmonton Green.
Opposite was the site of the turnpike gate which was removed in 1884.
The average parish highway before the onset of the turnpike system has been compared with a modern day, rather badly kept farm track.
Fallingwater is easily accessible from many Midwest and east coast cities via the Pennsylvania Turnpike.Advertisement
The park is easily accessible from the east coast and Midwest via the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-81.
In the Old Town still remain a few specimens of eighteenth century architecture, including several old-fashioned post-houses, which used to furnish entertainment for travellers starting for the Middle West by way of the old Cumberland Road beginning at Fort Cumberland, and from Baltimore to Fort Cumberland by a much older turnpike.
Maybe he's going to pick up the Mass Turnpike.
Climb the ancient turnpike stair to the Duke's Suite, including the incomparable 17th century plasterwork ceilings.
The town prospered in the 18th century with the advent of turnpike roads.Advertisement
The situation changed radically with the opening of the turnpike road in 1839 and communications improved.
Of these turnpike stairs there were, in the recollection of the author, some in High Street and Church Street.
The turnpike trustees wanted a new Act and the turnpikes were wrecked twice again in July 1749.
Parliament passed a law that meant anyone who was caught destroying a turnpike could be executed.
Weary travelers using the turnpike between Launceston and Bodmin would stay at the Inn after having crossed the wild and treacherous moor.Advertisement
We bumped over the dirt to a white new-made turnpike.
In the Lowlands the main roads were constructed under the Turnpike Acts, the earliest of which was obtained in 1750.
At every step of my progress in life (for in every step I was traversed and opposed), and at every turnpike I met, I was obliged to show my passport.
The borough is built on nearly level ground in the fertile valley of the Conewago, at the point of intersection of the turnpike roads leading to Baltimore, Carlisle, York and Frederick, from which places the principal streets - sections of these roads - are named.
One of the consequences of the act was the abolition of tolls, statutelabour, causeway mail and other exactions for the maintenance of bridges and highways, and all turnpike roads became highways, and all highways became open to the public free of tolls and other exactions.
The French cavalry on the right, hearing troops in motion on the Namur road, dashed in pursuit down the turnpike road shortly after dawn, caught up the fugitives and captured them.
In 1700 it was incorporated as a township. The "old Connecticut path," the Boston-to-Worcester turnpike, was important to the early fortunes of Framingham Center, while the Boston & Worcester railway (1834) made the greater fortune of South Framingham.
The last turnpike trust ceased to exist on the 5th of November 1895, and the final accounts in connexion with its debt were closed in 1898-1899.
The city, which lies at an altitude of about 950 ft., is situated near the centre of the celebrated " blue grass " region, into which extend a number of turnpike roads.
Further acts followed in the same direction, leading to the gradual extinction, by due compensation of the persons interested, of the old system, the maintenance of the roads being vested in " turnpike trusts and highway boards," empowered to levy local rates.
Formerly under the Turnpike Acts many of the more important highways were placed under the management of boards of commissioners or trustees.
I.- being laid on the turnpike road which was crossed Plateat Loughborough on the level.