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contraflow also: contraflow system
American English: /ˈkɑntrəfloʊ/
British English: /ˈkɒntrəfləʊ/

Translation of contraflow in Spanish:

noun

  • (British English)
    (circulación de vehículos en sentido contrario al habitual por carriles habilitados para estos efectos)
    Example sentences
    • The problems this autumn have been caused largely by the need to reduce traffic down to one lane in each direction on a contraflow on the westbound carriageway.
    • Traffic will be reduced to single lane working in a contraflow system on the westbound carriageway and Highways Agency officials are warning drivers to expect delays.
    • During the surfacing work, temporary traffic lights and contraflows will be used to keep vehicles moving on North Street and Skipton Road.

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