carriageway carriageway

Definition(s):

  • (n) one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes

Usage(s):

  • Some 15,000 km of multi-lane freeway, dual carriageway, two-lane bitumen and corrugated dirt, it circles the Australian mainland, never far from the coast, and bisects Tasmania.

News

  • DRIVEN: BMW i3 Gets Run Through The Paces By Top Gear

    The i3 proves that for a car that ducks and dives around a city or cruises at dual-carriageway speeds, electricity can feel like a beautifully appropriate power source.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Auto Spies

Quotes

  1. Mr Stevenson added: "The Scottish Government is very aware of local concern about this closure, and because the A7 is such a vital route we are working closely with our agencies and contractors to get the carriageway open as soon as possible."
    on Jul 17, 2008 By: Stewart Stevenson Source: BBC News

  2. Mr Welsh said: "Whether building the essential A92 dual carriageway, saving GlaxoSmithKline from closure, the massive investment in both the Scottish Crop Research Institute and the recent £3.2million investment in Montrose Harbour, the economic...
    on Jun 9, 2010 By: Andrew Welsh Source: stv.tv

  3. "I drive past there all the time and it's the most dangerous bit of highway because people forget they're not on the dual carriageway and boom, you have plenty of that," Senator Heffernan said.
    on Oct 29, 2006 By: Bill Heffernan Source: Sydney Morning Herald

Word of the Day
profusion profusion
/prə ˈfju ʒən /