A highway is any public road or other public way on land; the term exists in distinction to waterway. In North American and Australian English, the term frequently implies major roads under the control of a state or provincial agency instead of a local road authority. In British English, highway is primarily a legal term, and normal usage implies roads, while legal usage covers any route or path with a public right of access, including footpaths etc. The term has led to several related derived terms, including highway system, highway code, and highway patrol.
Other articles related to "highway, highways":
... Kottawa, Sri Lanka A Polish expressway in Bielsko-Biała The Pan-American Highway where it serves as the main street in Máncora, Peru Highway A1 near Bologna, Italy, with 10 lanes A1 Motorway near Athens, Greece ... A typical expressway in Mainland China 3/4 highway interchange in Dubai, United Arab Emirates A highway in Tehran 32-lane toll plaza at an Indian expressway Chennai ...
... main route of the system of United States Numbered Highways, with the highway traveling across the northern tier of the country ... The western end of the highway is at Astoria, Oregon the eastern end is in Atlantic City, New Jersey ... long stretches of parallel and concurrent Interstate Highways, it has managed to avoid the decommissioning that has happened to other long haul routes such as U ...
... GO Transit buses provide service from Oshawa along the Highway 401 and Highway 2 corridors in Durham Region and to Toronto and York Region ... Other than Highway 2, which reverted to local jurisdiction (King Street and Bond Street) in 1998, the city had no provincially maintained highways until the original section of Highway 401 opened in 1947 (as ... The highway originally terminated at Ritson Road, and was extended east through the remainder of the city to Newcastle in 1952 ...
... Highway 212 South Dakota Highway 20 South Dakota Highway 45 South Dakota Highway 47 ...
... Route 101 is a highway in northwestern Quebec running in a north to south direction ... In the north the highway begins at Route 111 in Macamic and ends at Témiscaming, a town bordering with Thorne, Ontario on the Ottawa River ... It continues as Highway 63 to North Bay, Ontario ...
Famous quotes containing the word highway:
“My manner is the footnote to your immoral
Beauty, that leads me with a magic hair
Up the spun highway of a vanishing hill
—Allen Tate (18991979)
“Off Highway 106
At Cherrylog Road I entered
The 34 Ford without wheels,
Smothered in kudzu,
With a seat pulled out to run
Corn whiskey down from the hills,”
—James Dickey (b. 1923)
“In one notable instance, where the United States Army and a hundred years of persuasion failed, a highway has succeeded. The Seminole Indians surrendered to the Tamiami Trail. From the Everglades the remnants of this race emerged, soon after the trail was built, to set up their palm-thatched villages along the road and to hoist tribal flags as a lure to passing motorists.”
—For the State of Florida, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)