American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Sports Outdoor long-distance running as a form of physical exercise or conditioning.
- n. The activity of taking a band, typically a rock band, on extended tours.
- n. Highway construction.
- road + work (Wiktionary)
“How does this fit with the DOT signs that claim the roadwork is improving traffic?”
“The roadwork will be a family affair, as Prophet will be backed by The Mission Express, a four-piece band which is helmed by his wife, singer/keyboardist Stephanie Finch, and features Kevin White on bass, Todd Roper on drums and James DePrato on guitar.”
“In its early years, the firm mostly handled city projects, such as roadwork, buildings and infrastructure, including many of the sewers in the city.”
“Municipalities still need money for infrastructure improvements such as roadwork and capital expenditures and must go to the market for that funding.”
“The commission manages those districts to draw commercial property tax funds to pay for projects such as roadwork and erecting buildings.”
“They shut down one of the highways to do roadwork. ...”
“Such roadwork can take hours to fill in a single mile.”
“The city closed its most heavily used freeway for roadwork to add a carpool lane.”
“Leggett also proposed cutting funds for roadwork, sports academies for at-risk teens, services for elderly residents, library hours and drug treatment, among other things.”
“The desert heat has been extraordinary, even by Nevada's mid-summer standards, and Khan has been doing his roadwork at dawn in the hills around the gambling capital of the world, taking no chances on letting his condition slip.”
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