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parkway

[′pärk‚wā]
(civil engineering)
A broad landscaped expressway which is not open to commercial vehicles.
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The $1.8 million project to prevent over-height vehicles from striking the King Street Bridge over the Hutchinson River Parkway will take place in the towns of Harrison and Rye, Westchester County.
The King Street Bridge project will install two over-height vehicle detectors in advance of the bridge at Exits 26 and 29 of the Hutchinson River Parkway. It also will upgrade the existing detection system at the King Street exit ramp.
Discussion and debate about a roadway continued well into the 1910S and 1920s, influenced by the national impetus for the building of parkways. These discussions often crystallized as specific proposals and plans.
(45) Parkways, considered products of a bygone era, quickly lost favor among traffic engineers.
In 1895, Boston built the Fenway, Jamaicaway, and Arborway parkways to preserve and protect scenery and property values.
Parkways evolved in response to the faster speeds (40 to 55 kilometers per hour) of automobiles.
But residents and other trustees didn't learn of the plan until an application was sent to the Buildings Department in mid-July for a site on a rise along the Hutchinson River Parkway at Exit 22, across the parkway from the Westchester County-owned Saxon Woods Golf Course and Restaurant, and directly across from several homes on Mamaroneck Road.
The small piece of land was created when the parkway was widened and the northbound entrance and exit ramp curves between the proposed 120-foot monopole and the rest of the Saxon Woods Park and the Scarsdale Village-owned Weinberg Nature Center [whose Friends group is led by this reporter.] A horse trail also meanders by, as does the Eight Mile Varvayanis Greenway Trail, a walking trail established by the Appalachian Mountain Club that passes through several towns.
Using infrared beams, the detection system identifies an over-height vehicle illegally using a parkway, captures the vehicles movements on video and then posts an alert message for the driver on an electronic variable message sign, enabling the driver to leave the highway before encountering a bridge.
Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz said, "The installation of these detectors is a welcome addition for the residents of Queens and all who utilize the Grand Central Parkway. It is no secret that traffic and congestion continues to be a major quality of life issue in our borough.
the 470-mile-long parkway and beyond to New York and Miami.
“The new partnership between Parkway SleepHealth Centers and Peak Primary Care is an exciting time for our company and will be extremely beneficial for all of our patients, as we can further evaluate all aspects of patient health,” said Brent Brandow, director of operations for Parkway SleepHealth Centers.