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carriageway

Brit the part of a road along which traffic passes in a single line moving in one direction only

carriageway (Brit.)

A road designed to carry vehicular as opposed to pedestrian traffic; specifically, the actual traffic lanes of such a road as distinct from median strips or shoulders.
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Police closed the other carriageway to allow an air ambulance to land and take one of the victims to Leicester Royal Infirmary.
We are limiting the amount of full overnight carriageway closures and restricting much of the work to overnight periods when traffic volumes are lowest.
When carriageways are closed, a signed diversion will be in place between Newby Bridge and Meathop roundabouts using the A592 and A591 via Windermere.
This will involve the full closure of one carriageway plus lane two of the opposite carriageway at different times.
The car crashed off the side of the dual carriageway and down an embankment, but did not land on the B5429 Rhuallt to Tremeirchion underneath despite a bridge parapet being damaged.
Huddersfield Road (A629) - Southeast bound carriageway - From the south-eastern end of the northeastern kerbline of the south-east bound carriageway of Huddersfield Road at its intersection with the outer circulatory carriageway of the Ainsley Top Roundabout in a north-westerly direction for a distance of 12 metres.
Motorists travelling southbound were later allowed to continue their journey, moving slowly past the area to prevent panicking the animals on the opposite carriageway.
Wales, like Scotland and the south west, is one of the three British nations and regions whose overall safety performance is heavily determined by the risk users face on single carriageways," the report said.
North Yorkshire Police said the northbound carriageway was re-opened at around 1pm and the southbound carriageway was clear by 1.
A contra-flow management system will be put in place, meaning traffic will run in both directions in single lanes on one side of the carriageway.
Disruption is expected on the A55 dual carriageway at St Asaph from September 2.
In Yardley we have an accident black-spot on the A45 dual carriageway at the Manor House Lane bend.