Definition of service road in English:

service road


  • A subsidiary road running parallel to a main road and giving access to houses, shops, or businesses.

    ‘the new site would include a car park, service road, and landscaping’
    • ‘Skelton said the two suspects were seen running across a service road on the mountain by two plain clothes West Vancouver police detectives.’
    • ‘A 300-metre stretch of Piccadilly would be turned into a characterless service road by high, monotonous buildings.’
    • ‘Her car had been parked on the service road on Summit Avenue in front of Wallace.’
    • ‘Spokesman Paul Hepworth said: ‘The original scheme had a service road which cyclists would have shared.’’
    • ‘As the fire engine travelled along the A57 Liverpool Road at Barton, near Eccles, a Ford Escort emerged from a service road leading from the Makro cash and carry store.’
    • ‘For easy access, however, it is usually located at the edge of an irrigated field or service road.’
    • ‘The proposals for a service road off Eastern Avenue which also serves homes in the area were given unanimous backing by Southend Council's traffic and parking committee.’
    • ‘The A168 is the former southbound carriageway of the A1 dual carriageway, which became a local service road parallel with the motorway when the old road was upgraded.’
    • ‘Residents and businesses were given a list of possibilities to ease the problem, including making the service road one way and introducing speed humps.’
    • ‘The fear-stricken passengers took shelter at houses located on the service road adjoining Sarjapur Road.’
    • ‘Areas near the new traffic-signalled junctions, a service road and a new pond are also being landscaped.’
    • ‘Even our service road hasn't been maintained for a couple of months now.’
    • ‘This service road for the shops in Tolworth Broadway has blighted the lives of the residents of Hamilton Avenue for years.’
    • ‘In addition, the project consists of 2.3 km of inner service roads and emergency lanes.’
    • ‘From Bassetts, I took the Gold Lake Highway north for nearly two miles, then followed the forest service road to Sand Pond and the Sardine Lakes.’
    • ‘Almost invisible from the service road, the Tobias Grau building forms part of the second phase of Rellingen's development.’
    • ‘I pulled out of the car park onto the service road.’
    • ‘But employees dodge cars when they haul trash bins along a service road.’
    • ‘Anyway, head up the hill and on your left will be a service road which everyone who lives in the houses uses.’
    • ‘The new road will be a six-lane dual carriageway with two-lane service roads on either side.’


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