contraflow


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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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The contraflow will start near Junction 23 Llanddulas and end near the footbridge at Colwyn Bay known locally as the Rainbow Bridge.
'The contraflow lane has also been closed, causing a seven-kilometre crawl,' he said here.
Cowie Bridge on the A90 near Stonehaven will have traffic restrictions in place from Saturday including a contraflow for drivers.
The work at the Oldbury viaduct on the M5 has been edging towards completion over recent months, with a contraflow system having been removed.
An around-the-clock contraflow will be enforced on the dual carriageway from Saturday August 10.
A contraflow running along a section of the M6 where a long-running roadworks scheme is taking place is to be extended.
Highways England said a new road surface is now being put down and, once lane markings are in place, the existing contraflow will be removed.
Work began on Sunday, April 7, on a phased introduction of the contraflow system on the M62.
Initial resurfacing of the M8 eastbound hard shoulder is required to ensure this lane can be used during the contraflow traffic management for the forthcoming M8 westbound resurfacing projects.
"There will also be a programme of full carriageway closures between Junctions 4 and 6 to carry out overnight contraflow installation and other surfacing works."
When the road reopens tomorrow there will be a westbound contraflow arrangement, while work on the bridge deck is carried out.
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.