pinch point


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pinch point

n
1. (Civil Engineering) a traffic-calming measure in which the road narrows to one lane, with a sign indicating which oncoming driver should give way
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In the Pinch Point Fund, cash will be available in 2021/22 and 2022/23 to reduce traffic jams.
The second set of funding, the Pinch Point Fund, will be available in 2021/22 and 2022/23 and totals 150 million.
Coun Arlene Ainsley's assertion that the PS13.5million investment 'is to widen a well-known pinch point on the network so we can reduce congestion and queuing traffic' will just not happen.
The LEP wants money allocated from the Highways Agency's Pinch Point programme.
After scouting and hunting for sheds in February and March 2010, about 200 yards from the pinch point I found an area of huge rubs along some thick cover about 100 yards from a known bedding area.
A Ministry of Labour investigation determined that two other areas where there was access to a pinch point or moving parts around the winder were also unguarded.
It's a dangerous pinch point for cyclists, pedestrians and everyone.
Charlie, a few steps ahead of his parents, "was too short to see past the booth and did not appreciate the danger until it was too late," and was trapped in the "pinch point" between booth and wall, according to the lawsuit.
"A real pinch point could emerge in Glasgow city centre for occupiers seeking between 7,000 and 10,000 sq ft," said Knight Frank's Office Agency partner in Glasgow, Colin Mackenzie.
Often the workers who are injured due to the pinch point are not properly trained up.
It would make the busy pinch point fit for purpose.
After watching them travel along the far side of the pond, I felt more confident that I'd be able to crawl down to the pinch point and arrow a deer if the need arose.