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A road with a dividing strip between the traffic in opposite directions and usually two or more lanes in each direction.
street, road, roadway, avenue, boulevard, wayView synonyms
- ‘Most traffic was in the left hand lane of the dual carriageway.’
- ‘Traffic lights operate at the junction, where the main road is a busy dual carriageway.’
- ‘The bus will also stop at the junction of the Leopardstown Road and the Stillorgan dual carriageway.’
- ‘The folk of 150 years ago would not recognise Swindon today, with its dual carriageways, fume-filled traffic jams and the Magic Roundabout.’
- ‘One of the options they hope the study would look at is upgrading the trunk road to dual carriageway all the way from York to Scarborough.’
- ‘It had been feared it could be 2031 before the road became a dual carriageway.’
- ‘On the other side is a new link road taking motorists to a new underpass under the dual carriageway.’
- ‘The first defendant was driving a coach owned by the second defendant westwards in the outer lane of a dual carriageway in Hong Kong.’
- ‘Since 1996 three drivers have been killed using the gap, hit by traffic on the dual carriageway.’
- ‘The dual carriageway is reduced to single lane traffic near the Mannington roundabout.’
- ‘The road will be a dual carriageway in parts and will include bus lanes and facilities for cyclists and pedestrians.’
- ‘Meanwhile, the RAC warned that many motorists could be seriously risking their lives by unnecessarily stopping on the hard shoulders of motorways and dual carriageways.’
- ‘Removal of heavy traffic on the dual carriageway will allow Mowlem to complete the new road layouts at Forster Square and Hall Ings.’
- ‘They will usually be on an open road, dual carriageway or motorway, and will be marked.’
- ‘Millions of pounds are spent on wider roads, motorways, dual carriageways and assorted other roads.’
- ‘Just before 7am police closed the dual carriageway in both directions.’
- ‘The new road will be a six-lane dual carriageway with two-lane service roads on either side.’
- ‘Until it opens, drivers are having to use the York Outer Ring Road flyover to cross the dual carriageway.’
- ‘The warden pounced after firemen pushed the car to the side of a busy dual carriageway to allow traffic to flow freely.’
- ‘There was also no speed limit on many dual carriageways and open country roads.’
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