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Term of the Road Dictionary

service road

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Roads Types of Road
  • Definition : Subsidiary road parallel to a more important road with adjacent building or properties facing thereon and connected with that road only at a limited number of points.
  • Synonyms : frontage road (US)


  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / German
  • Theme : Straßen Straßenarten
  • Definition : Parallel zu einer anbaufreien Straße verlaufende, baulich getrennte Fahrbahn mit Zufahrten zu den anliegenden Grundstücken.
  • Synonyms : Anliegerstraße / Nebenfahrbahn (AT)

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