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On the same level.‘the crossing at grade of two streets’
- ‘Planning requirements mean tall residential buildings have setbacks and open areas at grade, making the streetscape discontinuous and usually unpleasant.’
- ‘Sharp said she decided to put the new plan forward because it became obvious Vancouver City council will not approve a light rail system built at grade through the city.’
- ‘The total distance of the metro line will be 36.50 km of which 29.15 km will be elevated, 0.65 km at grade and 6.70 km will be underground.’
- ‘This track crossed it at a diamond, one of the last such crossings at grade with streetcars.’
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