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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-
References in periodicals archive ?
As well as the demolition work contractors, will be carrying out preparations to install a temporary contraflow system along a 4 mile section of the A1 between Leeming Bar and Sowerby Hill Farm, which will see vehicles travelling in both directions on the northbound carriageway.
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.
The UAE's Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) earlier this year announced that it was to look into the viability of contraflow lanes to help ease traffic congestion at peak times.
There is contraflow and roadworks on A19 Tyne Tunnel between A187 (Tyne Tunnel) and A185 (Tyne Tunnel) between Newcastle and Jarrow.
Work will also take place on the A1 southbound between Newton Low Hall and Felton, where the carriageway between Hitchcroft junction and Felton North junction will be closed day and night, with drivers in contraflow on the northbound carriageway under a 50mph speed limit.
There will be contraflow lanes in operation in areas of the city such as the SECC precinct in Finnieston.
For safety reasons it will involve a contraflow and a temporary 50mph speed limit.
It's been closed, had contraflow systems and roadworks for the last few years anyway.
The outbound lanes are being used with a contraflow system to maintain two-way traffic, but drivers have been told to expect delays.
The Liverpool-bound tunnel was completely closed to allow the scene to be cleared and a contraflow set up in theWallasey bound tube.
However, it was also the first time many of these responders had practiced setting up the contraflow lanes.
A contraflow system will be put in place through the Penmaenbach tunnel.