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.
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However, though the work is taking place on one side of the carriageway at a time, the diversion route is forcing motorists into a seven-mile diversion.
Essential surfacing works are due to be carried out on the eastbound carriageway at J24 at Abergele overnight from today until Sunday.
Smoke was sent billow-ing across the carriageway from the car blaze while fire crews worked to extinguish the flames.
5 metre wide 2 lane carriageway with a concrete pavement, adjacent to
Contractors for Highways England have been working around the clock to replace the bridge joint on both sides of the carriageway.
Highways England unveiled plans to dual the existing single carriageway between Morpeth and Ellingham in a bid to improve traffic flow.
2 miles of the existing road to dual carriageway, and build a new carriageway to the east of the existing road at Heckley Fence, before crossing over to the west of the existing road at Ellsnook Plantation and continuing until Shipperton Burn.
On the M62 at junction 25 near Brighouse, the westbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed between the slip roads overnight on Monday for technology works.
AFELL runner drove the wrong way along a dual carriageway before crashing into another car but tried to claim it was because the road signs weren't up to scratch.
That length of the M8/A8 Edinburgh - Greenock Trunk Road, being the newly constructed eastbound carriageway from a point directly under the centreline of the A725/A726 Shawhead - East Kilbride - Phillipshill Roundabout Trunk Road, generally eastwards to a point under the centreline of the Eurocentral Junction overbridge, a distance of 2.
Contractors for Highways England need to close a two-mile stretch of the southbound carriageway overnight for four nights during this month and next, while essential work takes place to waterproof and resurface the bridge.
A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of driving a lorry the wrong way along the busy carriageway of a West Mildands motorway.