carriageway


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carriageway

(ˈkærɪdʒˌweɪ)
n
(Civil Engineering) Brit the part of a road along which traffic passes in a single line moving in one direction only: a dual carriageway.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carriageway - one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes
expressway, freeway, motorway, pike, state highway, superhighway, throughway, thruway - a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic
roadway - a road (especially that part of a road) over which vehicles travel
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations
طَريقُ السّيّارات
vozovka
kørebane
ajorata
akbraut
körbana
gidiş ve geliş yönü

carriageway

[ˈkærɪdʒweɪ] N (Brit) (Aut) → calzada f
see also dual

carriageway

[ˈkærɪdʒweɪ] n (British) (= part of road) → chaussée f

carriageway

[ˈkærɪdʒˌweɪ] n (Brit) (Aut) → carreggiata

carriage

(ˈkӕridʒ) noun
1. the act or cost of conveying and delivering goods. Does that price include carriage?
2. a vehicle for carrying (especially in Britain, railway passengers). the carriage nearest the engine; a railway carriage.
3. especially formerly, a horse-drawn passenger vehicle.
4. the part of a typewriter which moves back and forwards, carrying the paper.
5. posture; way of walking.
ˈcarriageway noun
especially in Britain, the part of a road used by cars etc. The overturned bus blocked the whole carriageway.
References in periodicals archive ?
At Junction 25 Brighouse, the eastbound carriageway will be closed overnight between the exit and entry slip roads from 8pm tonight until 6am on Tuesday.
Contractors for Highways England need to close a 4-mile stretch of the dual carriageway between Stallingborough Interchange and Brocklesby Interchange for engineering and resurfacing work.
A STRETCH of the A1 near Gateshead will be closed overnight until Friday, November 20 as part of a major project to add an extra lane to the dual carriageway.
A CARRIAGEWAY on the A55 was closed for five hours yesterday after a motorcyclist suffered lifechanging injuries and another man was hurt following two crashes.
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of driving a lorry the wrong way along the busy carriageway of a West Mildands motorway.
When complete these works will prolong the life of the carriageway and the railway bridge and avoid the need for future weight or traffic restrictions on the A19.
A PARAMEDIC dealing with a crash on the M42 had to run to another car after it overturned on the opposite carriageway and slid 100 yards on its roof.
It is not believed there were any significant injuries and the carriageway reopened at around 9.
The first part of the project, a 120-km-long work to build the existing single carriageway into a four-lane dual carriageway, was bagged by UAE-based Ghantoot Transport and General Contracting, while the second part for the same distance was awarded to Consolidated Contractors Company.
That length of the M73 Maryville - Mollinsburn Trunk Road being the southbound carriageway from the point at which the on-slip road from the A8 Baillieston Roundabout meets the carriageway at Junction 2 (Baillieston) to the point at which the off -slip road to the southbound M74/A74(M) leaves the carriageway at Junction 1 (Maryville), a distance of 1.
Emergency services were called just before 7pm to the eastbound carriageway of the M62, at Junction 5 in Huyton, after a report that a black Mini convertible had left the carriageway.
Firefighters were called to the A19 southbound carriageway, near the A684 junction at Ellerbeck, shortly before midday yesterday.