median strip

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median strip

[′mē·dē·ən ′strip]
(civil engineering)
A paved or planted section dividing a highway into lanes according to direction of travel.
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The gap in the central reservation was a major contributory cause of the accident and the terrible loss of Mrs Rose.
Now the council wants to turn that central reservation into a "continuous linear park" by improving the pedestrian and cycle paths and upgrading the street lighting.
50am yesterday after the carriageway was cleared and repairs made to the central reservation.
A lorry toppled over and crashed through the central reservation between the Great North Road and Cow Hill junctions at around 2am on Thursday.
Motorway teams worked through the night to replace 300 metres of barrier along the central reservation of the M62 between Rishworth Moor and Milnrow.
There was damage to the central reservation and severe damage to the front of the car.
Travelling north towards Birmingham, the lorry smashed through the central reservation colliding with a car on the southbound carriageway before coming to a standstill.
A police spokesman said: "A police motorcyclist had to take evasive action to avoid colliding with a light coloured medium sized car that crossed the central reservation from the westbound carriageway, turning right into the eastbound carriageway.
The black Range Rover hit the central reservation near junction 26 on the M1 at around 5.
Of greater concern is that a central reservation would impede the flow of emergency services in the area.
A DENTIST smashed through nearly 70 posts on a central reservation after downing wine in her car.
A LORRY driver was killed when his vehicle hit a car and then struck a central reservation, police said yesterday.

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