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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This weekend we will be removing the columns that supported Fort Bridge alongside making preparations for a temporary contraflow system.
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 A696 westbound in Gosforth will be closed due to roadworks during the night between the A1/ A167 Ponteland Road/ B6918 Ponteland Road (Kenton Bar roundabout) and B6918 (Newcastle Airport roundabout) until May 15, between 8pm and 6am There is a speed restriction of 30mph due to roadworks and contraflow on the A1 Western Bypass in both directions between the A694/A69 (Blaydon/Consett turn-off ) and Park Terrace (Dunston/ Whickham turn-off).
During the work the southbound carriageway will be closed and a contraflow will be in operation on the A19 northbound carriageway between the A174 Parkway interchange and the A67 Crathorne interchange.
Jordan said that the contraflow plans are generally practiced on paper, but this year TxDOT decided to put the plan into practice as thoroughly as possible.
Traffic was severely disrupted and a contraflow system was in place for a few hours but the road was reopened yesterday evening.
The road marking in the photograph forms part of a new contraflow cycling facility extending between Adam Street and Churchill Way via Sandon Street and Guildford Crescent.
The Highways Agency said to allow the safe construction of the new bypass road, a single lane contraflow will be in operation on the A46 immediately north and south of the junction for some weekends until October.
Traffic will be in contraflow, but High ways Agency chiefs are promising that three lanes will be kept open in each direction during peak hours
Contraflow at Junction 1A at Kirkliston, northbound.
It seems such a short time since motorists were faced with this inconvenience before as this exit was closed and contraflow traffic introduced which bought the M6 grinding to a crawl.