the first US-sponsored highway, built between 1811-1837 from Cumberland MD to Vandalia IL; also, any highway or network of highways built by a country's government; also called Cumberland Road , [Great National Pike]
The modern US 40 and Interstate 70 follow much of the original route of the National Road.
The ‘Nuns on the Bus’ stop in Ohio in their national road trip, protesting the Ryan budget and proposals that would hurt the poor.
For those whom the long river journey did not please, or who lived inland in Ohio or Indiana, the national road was a help.
The name Mahaney has long been identified with the national road.
This bridge, although a link of the national road, was not built by the government.
He kept a tavern on the old road before the national road was made.
We are on the old national road now, and find it rather poor.
It is still standing, but not immediately on the national road.
Here the national road crosses the line of the old Braddock road.
On the location of the national road from Zanesville to Columbus.
This town was at its best when the national road was the leading avenue of trade and travel.