contraflow


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contraflow

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
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Working under contraflow over the weekend will allow us to minimise the impact on commuters and freight traffic.
The initial setup of the contraflow post opening of the turning lane was to have three westbound lanes (with one lane in the turning lane) and two eastbound lanes throughout the length of the contraflow.
A report in the latest KCC newsletter says: "It seems that the council thought that the construction of 100 metres of contraflow cycle lane would encourage hundreds of cyclists to suddenly start using Huddersfield town centre.
Clearly signed diversions will be in place for drivers using the southbound carriageway while the contraflow is removed.
They would not be used for planned roadworks, when safe alternatives routes are provided such as contraflow or diversions.
Also, water main work and a contraflow system on A186 Mosley Street between A167(M) / A186 City Road / Pilgrim Street Swanhouse Roundabout and Trafalgar Street until August 25.
We'll be using a contraflow system on the northbound carriageway to keep vehicles running in both directions on the dual carriageway.
During a three-day inquest into Mr Foss' death at Swansea's Civic Centre this week, acting senior Swansea coroner Colin Phillips heard alarm bells were sounded about the proposed contraflow as far back as 2005 by engineers who carried out road safety audits calling for a central guard rail to go with the scheme, but the advice was not taken up.
The UAE's Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) earlier this year announced that it was to look into the viability of contraflow lanes to help ease traffic congestion at peak times.
The Liverpool-bound tunnel was completely closed to allow the scene to be cleared and a contraflow set up in the Wallasey bound tube.
However, it was also the first time many of these responders had practiced setting up the contraflow lanes.
William Fleming, 74, got confused in roadworks and ended up on the wrong side of the road in a contraflow, hitting Monty's pounds 70,000 BMW and another car.