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contraflow

(ˈkɒntrəˌfləʊ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) Brit two-way traffic on one carriageway of a motorway, esp to allow maintenance work to be carried out or an accident to be cleared
Translations

contraflow

[ˈkɒntrəfləʊ] N (Brit) (Aut) (also contraflow system) → sistema m de contracorriente

contraflow

[ˈkɒntrəfləʊ] ncirculation f à sens alterné contraflow lane, contraflow systemcontraflow lane nvoie f à contresenscontraflow system nsystème m de circulation à sens alterné

contraflow

(Mot)
nGegenverkehr m
adjGegenverkehrs-
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2- Left lane will be closed for the westbound traffic from junction of Road 2819 to Avenue 38, and an alternative contraflow lane will be provided from March 1 at 11:00 p.
When the road reopens tomorrow there will be a westbound contraflow arrangement, while work on the bridge deck is carried out.
Work on the 700m stretch of the motorway will be carried out under a weekend contraflow system until 6am on Monday.
The Nanakuli Contraflow, initially put in place to mitigate the effects of the construction for the turning lanes project, is set to operate until Summer 2018 with options to continue if funding is available.
Now Kirklees Cycling Campaign (KCC) claims that insiders with the Highways department at Kirklees Council, which permitted and paid for the cycle lane contraflow in Ramsden Street last year, are beginning to question whether it was money well spent.
Lady Susan Zetland, 77, of Aske Hall, near Richmond, North Yorks, tried to cross the A66 when a contraflow was in place and she should only have gone left.
Work started on September 5 and was due to be completed by the end of October, but the contraflow which is currently on the southbound carriageway will be removed this weekend.
Mr Price said in January 2015: "It will help allow us to release traffic, to give access for emergency services, and to run an emergency contraflow.
There is water mains work and a contraflow system on Pilgrim Street and Mosley Street, Newcastle.
The work will be carried out under a 24-hour contraflow system, which means traffic will be able to travel in both directions on the northbound carriageway.
Cyclists have little problem in the contraflow direction, getting between the bollards.
Experienced road safety consultant Mark Steventon said a contraflow system introduced to two lanes of the four-lane city-centre Kingsway by Swansea Council in 2009 to accommodate its now-scrapped MetroBus network confused pedestrians.