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An autoroute.
An autoroute.

Autoroute is a French word meaning a controlled-access highway with no cross traffic referred to as freeway, motorway or expressway in English. In most varieties of English the word autoroute is usually reserved for freeways in the francophone world whilst in Quebec English it can be used to refer to expressways. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... A limited-access road or controlled-access road is a road to which access from adjacent properties is limited in some way. ... Interstate 80 (Eastshore Freeway) in Berkeley, a typical American freeway (MUTCD definition) A freeway is a type of highway that is designed for safer high-speed operation of motor vehicles through the elimination of at-grade intersections. ... Motorway symbol in UK, France and Ireland. ... A typical expressway in Santa Clara County. ... The Francophonie is an international organisation of French-speaking countries and governments. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

See also

Map The Autoroute system in France consists largely of toll roads, except around large cities. ... The Autoroute system in the province of Quebec, Canada, is a network of expressways which operate under the same principle of controlled access as the Interstate Highway System in the United States or the 400-Series Highways in neighbouring Ontario. ... The autobahn sign Autobahns, Autoroutes or Autostrade are names of the national freeways of Switzerland. ... ADM logo Autoroutes du Maroc (ADM) is the Moroccos national authority for the management of a network of over 611 km of Moroccan expressways. ... Many countries have national networks of highways with full control of access and no cross traffic. ...

External links

  • An autoroute in Algeria (French)



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