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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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Chickasaw Village (Milepost 261.8): This archaeological site is a favorite Trace stop for Coomer, who says it is "great for hikes." In the future, the site will be even more appealing, as the Chickasaw Nation works with NPS to build a major cultural center here.
Westfir-Oakridge Road : Milepost 0.00 to 1.27 (Highway 58 to Westfir Road)
Shoreview Drive (Milepost 6.5): Bridge work will cause lane closure.
& cul-de-sac Milepost 0.00 - 0.05 (Hooton's Corner - cul-de-sac)
Wolf Creek Road (Milepost 7.05): Traffic will be controlled by flaggers when work is being performed during the day and routed onto a two-lane by-pass road at all other times.
Stagecoach Road (Milepost 6.59 to 7.57): Closed for culvert replacement on Tuesday and Wednesday from 7:30 a.m.
Layng Road, Cottage Grove (at Milepost 0.20 from Mosby Creek Road): Mosby Creek covered bridge is closed until Oct.
Near Milepost 240 on the Parkway and encompassing a 6300 acre area, Doughton Park is located in north western North Carolina, approximately 21 miles southwest of the Virginia state line and sits in both Wilkes and Alleghany Counties.
Thirteen miles of paving from milepost 77.5 north to Westcreek at milepost 91.7.
sharp, at Bauman Tree Farm, 84289 Territorial Road just south of milepost 29; signs will be posted; free with light refreshments; www.longtom.org or 541-338-7060.
Upgradation of Yargi- Kalewa road section (milepost 40/0 to milepost 115/5) in Myanmar to two lane with earth shoulders, on EPC mode.
Jasper-Lowell Road, Lowell (at milepost 8.51): A new roof is being installed on the Unity Covered Bridge.