a passage designed for the purpose of escape or through which escape is possible.

escape + way Unabridged
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Each escapeway in the mine shall be clearly marked to show the route and
  direction of travel to the surface.
Escapeway safety can be improved by pressurizing the intake entry to prevent
  influx of contaminants from the belt entry.
The bottom of the escape shaft is part of an escapeway.
Miners use the escapeway maps in training and during mine evacuations.
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