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milepost

1. Horse racing a marking post on a racecourse a mile before the finishing line
2. Chiefly US and Canadian a signpost that shows the distance in miles to or from a place

milepost

[′mīl‚pōst]
(civil engineering)
A post placed a mile away from a similar post.
A post indicating mileage from a given point.

milestone, milepost

A marker showing the distance in miles from a designated location; before the 19th century, such markers were especially helpful to those traveling between outlying communities.
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From mileposts 8 to 18, 25 to 96 and 96 to 102, construction crews will remain active until at least October.
On December 1, 2011, less than 6 months after conception of the idea of a project information center, Milepost 31 opened at 211 First Avenue South, a former retail space in Pioneer Square.
Milepost magazine: To ensure you get all the information necessary (and more), buy a copy of this journal, widely considered the bible of the Alaska Highway.
The project materials are being stockpiled, leading to an increase in truck activity at stockpile sites at mileposts 14.
The new compiler, a result of collaboration between IBM and its partners in the European Union-funded Milepost consortium, is expected to dramatically reduce time-to-market for new software designs.
The Northeast Extension Roadway Rehabilitation Program involves the total reconstruction of the Turnpike roadway from Milepost A-75 to A-122 but without any significant widening of the Turnpike roadway.
the motorcycle was found crashed into a tree near Milepost 6.
and the Milepost Industries board, and has served as chief executive officer and board chairman of Vanguard Airlines.
Tenders Are Invited For Design Services For The Rehabilitation Of Atlantic City Expressway (ACE) Bridges 20eb And 20wb At Milepost 7.
05 per share (after tax) gain on the sale of the Milepost Four catalog, compared to the prior year's second quarter net income of $556,000, or $0.
The settlement calls for an interim, temporary beach closure to milepost six until the HCP is approved.
The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will retain an Engineering or Construction Management firm to provide Construction Management/Construction Inspection services and as-directed PreConstruction Services for the Tuscarora Tunnel Rehabilitation project located between Milepost 186.