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dual carriageway

Brit a road on which traffic travelling in opposite directions is separated by a central strip of turf, etc.
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Roads Minister Andrew Jones will visit Carlisle and Newcastle upon Tyne today, Monday 28 September 2015, to discuss proposals to create a new dual carriageway to link Cumbria to the north east.
Stockfield Road is a dual carriageway which was always a 40mph zone.
I WRITE in relation to an idiotic decision, which is of no possible benefit to either traffic management or road safety, of creating a bus lane in both directions on a dual carriageway, namely the A167 Durham Road between the Stone Trough Public House, Low Fell and the Angel of the North roundabout.
As many as 40% of markings on Scotland's motorways and dual carriageways need immediate replacement.
The construction of the dual carriageway R4 Kosice - Milho ?
What we have now are dual carriageways made into effectively single carriage roads where traffic with the best will in the world find it difficult to pull out of the way to let the emergency vehicles past, so a few seconds are lost there.
Vans such as the Ford Transit Connect or VW Caddy share a maximum speed limit of 70mph on motorways, but must obey lower speed limits of 50mph on single carriageways and 60mph on dual carriageways.
The proportion of motorcycles travelling at more than 80mph on motorways remained at 28% in 2004, while on dual carriageways the proportion fell from 23% to 21%.
Yesterday's a66 coach crash raised new questions about the dangerous stretch of road which, like the A1 in Northumberland, has been the subject of a long campaign to have it made into a dual carriageway.
If devolution had happened in 1979 by now there would be a dual carriageway from South to North Wales.
The houses range from old country-style lodges set in rolling parkland to picturesque sandstone cottages on busy dual carriageways.
But the Highway Code (Page 26) confirms that cars can travel at 70mph on dual carriageways.