trunk road


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trunk road

n
(Civil Engineering) Brit a main road, esp one that is suitable for heavy vehicles
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Noun1.trunk road - a highwaytrunk road - a highway        
highway, main road - a major road for any form of motor transport
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
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trunk road

n (Brit) → strada principale
References in classic literature ?
Then take the road' (it was the Grand Trunk Road he meant) 'and test each stream that it overpasses; for, as I understand, the virtue of thy River lies neither in one pool nor place, but throughout its length.
And truly the Grand Trunk Road is a wonderful spectacle.
TRANSPORT SCOTLAND THE A9 TRUNK ROAD (KINCRAIG TO DALRADDY DUALLING) (TEMPORARY 40MPH SPEED RESTRICTION) ORDER 2015 THE SCOTTISH MINISTERS give notice that they have made the above Order under sections 2(1) and (2), 4(1) and 14(1)(a) and (4) and 15(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 temporarily restricting the speed of vehicles to 40mph on the following length of road: That length of the M9/A9 Edinburgh - Stirling - Thurso Trunk Road being the northbound and southbound carriageways from the at grade private access road junction leading to the B9152 and the property known as East Lodge by Croftcarnoch to a point 2.
Part of the A1085 Trunk Road between Grangetown and Wilton had to be closed while all emergency services dealt with the incident yesterday.
From this, an estimate is made of the extra trunk road capacity required to accommodate this additional traffic.
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 - SECTION 14 A1(M) MOTORWAY AND THE A1 TRUNK ROAD (BLIND LANE TO EIGHTON LODGE) AND THE A194(M) MOTORWAY (BIRTLEY TO HAVANNAH) (TEMPORARY RESTRICTION AND PROHIBITION OF TRAFFIC) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Highways England Co Ltd has made an Order on the A1(M) Motorway, the A1 Trunk Road and the A194(M) Motorway, in the Counties of Durham, Sunderland and Gateshead, to enable survey and site investigation works to be carried out in safety.
A manager from the North and Mid Wales Trunk Road Agency (NMWTRA) was bombarded with questions as to why works on the dual carriageway had been scheduled at the same time as those at the Posthouse Roundabout.
It comes after a road survey was commissioned by the Economy, Science and Transport Minister Edwina Hart which reviewed speed limits and safety issues on Wales' trunk road network.
ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 THE A1 TRUNK ROAD (GOSFORTH PARK NORTHBOUND LAYBY) (PROHIBITION OF WAITING) ORDER NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Secretary of State for Transport has made an Order under Sections 1(1) and 2(1) and (2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, on the A1 Trunk Road in the District of Newcastle upon Tyne.
MANDRA, August 21, 2011 (Frontier Star): Fractured and broken Grand Trunk Road passing through Mandra city can be a serious threat to the traffic passing by it.
The M4 Motorway (Junction 32) and A470 Trunk Road (Coryton Interchange, Cardiff) Dedicated Lane Improvement Environmental Impact Assessment Notice of Determination in Accordance With Section 105 B (1) of the Highways Act 1980 (As Amended) The Welsh Ministers give notice that they have determined that the proposal to carry out a Dedicated Lane Improvement at the M4, Junction 32/ A470 Coryton Interchange, which is a relevant project within the meaning of Section 105A (1) of the Highways Act 1980 (as amended), is not to be made subject to an Environmental Impact Assessment in accordance with Part VA of the Highways Act 1980 (as amended) and EC Directive 85/337/EEC (as amended).
3m project to improve a section of the A487 Trunk Road at Ty Cerrig, Garndolbenmaen in Gwynedd.