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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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? Bedworth Road- Sunday, September 8, from 9.30am to 4pm - to allow for carriageway repairs to be carried out Bedworth Road will be closed near to its junction with Wilson's Lane.
The clockwise carriageway will be fully closed overnight for five nights from tonight for barrier work.
Carriageway resurfacing will see the road shut for four days, between its junction with Lloyds Street to its junction withWillow Crescent, from midnight on July 31.
At 3.55pm "calls were received of a man having alighted from a moving white van on the southbound carriageway of the A470 at Taffs Well," the spokesman continued.
(He was driving eastbound on the westbound carriageway also in lane 2) 999 call and passed to control room."
South Wales Police said the carriageway was expected to be closed for some time and alternative motoring routes were described as "extremely busy".
The westbound carriageway was completely blocked as emergency services arrived and the air ambulance landed on the road.
Part of the dual carriageway was opened from the Khadal area in Ibri, to the Al ouqdah area of Yanqul, according to the state-run Oman News Agency.
'During this period, the affected stretch is considered as a work zone and is therefore closed to motorcyclists and they are allowed to use the main carriageway,' he told Malay Mail recently.
Work started on September 5 and was due to be completed by the end of October, but the contraflow which is currently on the southbound carriageway will be removed this weekend.