A divided highway for through traffic with partial access control and including grade separations at all or most major intersections.
Roadways not on the Interstate Highway System with limited access points designed to move high volumes of traffic at high speeds. The Arlington Expressway and MLK Expressway are Jacksonville examples. Expressways generally provide connectivity between arterial roadways or between arterial roadways and limited access roadways.
a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
a divided highway with controlled access, i
a limited access or controlled access and usually of separated elevation from all other streets and roads
a non-statutory term used to describe a highway which, in relation to access control, lies between a motorway and a limited access road
An expressway is a divided highway facility usually having two or more lanes for the exclusive use of traffic in each direction.
A controlled access, divided highway for through traffic, the intersections of which are usually separated from other roads by differing grades.
A divided arterial highway for through traffic with controlled access, the intersections of which are usually separated from other roadways by differing grades.
an expressway is a limited access, divided highway. Limited access means that there are no driveways or minor streets that intersect the highway, but access may be achieved at spaced traffic lights, interchanges, or stop signs. In some cities, such as Chicago, "expressway" is used synonymously with a road built to full freeway standards.
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Multiple lane roadway for fast moving traffic, with access and exit ramps limited to intervals, no level crossing roads, and no pedestrian traffic allowed; also known as a Freeway.
Limited access roadways with a speed limit of 55 mph or more. Parking is prohibited.
An expressway is a divided highway for high-speed traffic with at least partial control of access. However, as explained below, the degree of access allowed varies between countries and even between parts of the same country. In some jurisdictions, expressways are divided arterial roads with limits on the frequency of driveways and intersecting cross-streets.