Definition of at grade in English:

at grade


North American
  • On the same level.

    ‘the crossing at grade of two streets’
    • ‘This track crossed it at a diamond, one of the last such crossings at grade with streetcars.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Planning requirements mean tall residential buildings have setbacks and open areas at grade, making the streetscape discontinuous and usually unpleasant.’