Translation of turnpike in Spanish:

turnpike

autopista de peaje, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈtərnˌpaɪk//ˈtəːnpʌɪk/

noun

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    (highway)
    autopista de peaje feminine
    autopista de cuota feminine Mexico
    • The average length of a turnpike road was 30 miles, and the number of trustees varied from 15 to 237.
    • A network of local roads and lanes fed the sub-region's turnpikes.
    • How, for instance, would this system of turnpikes be regulated, if not by cameras?
    • The trusts were responsible for the whole turnpike, and tolls paid for upkeep.
    • The carriageway profiles of the majority of Aberdeenshire turnpikes had a fall from the centre of the carriageway to the sides.
    • Sighing in relief she headed toward the turnpike and eased her Eclipse into a comfortable sixty miles per hour.
    • Preliminary numbers show that about 8,000 to 10,000 vehicles were traveling on the road each day, a turnpike spokesman said.
    • It used to take four hours to get to London by coach along the turnpike road.
    • It was apparently built as a toll house on the old turnpike road between York and Scarborough.
    • Manhattan's sleek skyscrapers are visible for an instant before the turnpike veers west and south towards Newark.
    • In case you don't know, the turnpike is a toll road.
    • The road, which became a turnpike in 1752, has seen many alterations in its history.
  • 2

    History
    (tollgate) barrera de peaje feminine
    (road) camino de peaje masculine