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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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Located about 12 miles north of Port Gibson, the Rocky Springs Trail is nine miles long as an out-and-back journey for horse riders from the trailhead near milepost 59.
But Mileposts goes further by giving a teacher access to the student's different plans, interventions and specialized programs, such as being in a gifted and talented program, or receiving extra help after school, he said.
Hatcher Pass Road from mileposts 7 to 14 will be straightened and paved to the Independence Mine State Park.
Silverback Mileposts resides in the cloud, collecting and organizing student performance data to help teachers manage individual student learning according to Common Core State Standards.
of Bridgeton for the first part of the final phase of the Parkway widening, from milepost 48 to 35.
I-5 from Whiteaker Avenue to London Road - This project will replace three I-5 bridges and repair two others near Cottage Grove (mileposts 172 through milepost 174).
We expect revenues derived from these initial installations will exceed certain mileposts we have set with our parent Lakota Energy Inc.
paving - One lane of traffic will be closed on a four-mile stretch of highway between mileposts 34 and 38 near Finn Rock beginning Monday, June 8, through Thursday, June 11.
Crews will pave a one-mile section of the road Wednesday between mileposts 8.
London Road: Bridge construction at mileposts 8, 11 and 13.
The future is an ever-receding horizon but one with mileposts - in this case, the year 2000.