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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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A1085 Trunk Road, South Bank A contraflow is still in operation to install sewers and widen the road for the new Tesco development.
Visitors to Stratford and the popular Wellesbourne Market will be among those affected by the contraflows and speed limits.
However, a strict 30mph speed limit will be imposed through the contraflows to ensure traffic and workforce safety, and may be enforced by speed cameras.
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
Off-peak working is to start on Monday with narrow lanes and contraflow working beginning on June 1.
She said: "There will be two lanes in each direction with a contraflow in operation at both locations.
The most comprehensive survey of delays - the BBC's TravelScotland website - yesterday showed a record 311 closures, contraflows and diversions.
Contraflows will be in place, creating single lane traffic in both direction.
Andy Dobson helped put together the ten in-car exercises and says: ``They will help keep your stress levels down when faced with anything from road hogs to contraflows.
The busiest stretch of road in Europe will be hit by contraflows and 40mph speed limits from mid June, it emerged.
NEW contraflows come into force along a busy dual carriageway this weekend as part of an on-going roundabout scheme to improve safety.