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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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Safety and access improvements are being implemented at mileposts 245 to 250 of the Parks Highway, in the Healy area.
Booking lodging ahead and carrying the Milepost magazine will smooth your progress along the Alaska Highway.
Information such as the route names, milepost locations, address ranges, and jurisdictional changes will be maintained on the road centerlines.
various locations along Homestead Extension of Florida s Turnpike (HEFT), Milepost 0.
Lithium silicate is seen as a milepost toward the development of lighter, cheaper ceramic materials offering faster absorption rates, while its room-temperature absorption CO2 opens the way to a wide range of practical applications in reducing CO2 emissions.
Project boundaries begin at milepost 148 and end at milepost 149 on US 6.
In the Mount Baker area, the Glacier Creek Road (Forest Service Road 39) is being rebuilt and will be closed this summer at milepost 4 from July 8 through Nov.
Chip seal will be applied to the highway from Milepost 11, near Dexter, to Milepost 27.
The radio equipment shall include base station units, tower Kenwood rack units which include at a minimum: Kenwood TKR840, Duplex filters, Intermod panel, RF Power Amplifiers, Audio Control Shelf, Sinclair or Cellwave Power Monitors, the JPS voter unit (West Palm Beach), 12 volt rectifiers and batteries, -48 volt power converter (West Palm Beach and Pompano), lightning protection and grounding, antenna systems (to include: antenna, transmission lines, mounting apparatus and connectors), hand-held portable and mobile radios at various locations along Homestead Extension of Florida s Turnpike (HEFT), Milepost 0.
Account Access is another milepost on MLIM's digital highway," said Byron Vielehr, head of Global eBusiness for MLIM.