dual carriageway


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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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Construction of the scheme began in March 2013 and the new dual carriageway became fully operational in September this year.
The volume of traffic using the A4067 is far greater than that using the Neath Valley which has the benefit of a dual carriageway.
The speed limit on that stretch of dual carriageway was cut to 50mph from 70mph last year after traffic lights were installed at the accident-hit Waterton roundabout.
At the same time, the route was set out to take the road from The Avenue, Nunthorpe, east to link up with either the East Middlesbrough Relief Road or the dual carriageway at Swan's Corner.
There were a lot of vehicles on the road at the time and I would appeal to anyone who was using the dual carriageway and witnessed the incident to contact Motherwell police office.
In police interviews, Mr Parkes said he followed the Honda Civic on to the dual carriageway and began to overtake it in the outside lane.
Mike O'Meara, Fire Safety Enforcement Officer for North Wales Fire and Rescue Service, said: "The driver lost control of the vehicle while driving down a hill joining onto the dual carriageway.
The court was told Green had driven nearly 400 miles on the day when, at 65mph - 25mph more than his lorry's limit - he passed four road signs warning of an approaching dual carriageway.
Once the work is complete the existing A45 dual carriageway next to the airport will become redundant and will close.
Villagers who battled for 10 years to reduce the speed limit on a dual carriageway are celebrating victory.
Tributes were paid yesterday to a grandfather-of-three, killed when his car veered the wrong way up a busy dual carriageway.
The A1 between Beechill, north of Newry, Co Down, and Dundalk, Co Louth, is to be made into a dual carriageway.