detour : Definition, Usages, News and More

Search Words


di toor

  • n  a roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main route is blocked)
  • v  travel via a detour
News & Articles

  • Detour in Fayetteville begins today after morning rush
    Drivers traveling Route 5 in Fayetteville will encounter a six-mile detour after the morning rush hour as work begins on a culvert replacement project.
    June 17, 2013 - The Post-Standard
  • Detour: Fleming Road starting, Walkup Road finishing
    • FLEMING ROAD: Work continues to rebuild the 2 1/2-mile stretch of road between Route 120 and Country Club Road. A posted detour reroutes drivers through Woodstock along Routes 120, 47 and 14.
    June 16, 2013 - Northwest Herald
  • Detour around I-5 Skagit bridge taking more than an hour northbound
    It’s getting extra  painful out there on Interstate-5 by the collapsed Skagit River bridge.  The Washington State Department of Transportation reports that the detour (around Mount Vernon and Burlington) is taking an extra 65 minutes northbound and 52 minutes southboun
    June 14, 2013 - Seattle Times

  • Mitt Romney in FOXNews
    After last night's testy debate, Mitt Romney said that John McCain, "took a shard detour off the straight talk express" when McCain accused Romney of wanting to set timetables for withdrawing US troops from Iraq.
  • Michael Schumacher in
    At least I could make up a couple of places after (which) I unfortunately took a detour into the grass and fell back into last place again,Schumacher said.
  • Joe Girardi in USA Today
    To me, this is just a little detour in his career,manager Joe Girardi said. "He just needs to iron out some things."

Hot News: The Heading Text Size Should Match With the Size Of The Image