controlled-access highway

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German Motorway (Reichsautobahn) 1943


controlled-access highway (plural controlled-access highways)

  1. A road, chiefly referred to as motorway, with grade-separated crossings (rather than level crossings) and designed (and only permitted) for high-speed motor-traffic (in Europe motor vehicles with a higher speed limit than 40 km/h) running in two directions on one separate carriageway each

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