Definitions

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  • adj. (of roads) having a single lane for traffic in both directions; when vehicles meet one must pull off the road to let the other pass

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Examples

  • From the single-lane road, one police officer barked orders into a megaphone.

    Search Moves Deep Into Radiation Zone

  • The result included a single-lane salamander, the Brooklyn-Queens expressway.

    Martin Nolan: Hugh Carey: New York Mensch

  • They built single-lane dirt roads, wide enough for one truck, across three gaps where the creek dug across the road.

    With Help, Towns Rebuild

  • Shortly before Wu's release, the guards in front of his house were replaced by three traffic cameras erected on the single-lane road leading to his farmhouse.

    The tale of Tai Lake

  • Most of the lane closings are done overnight, but watch for single-lane closings from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays.

    Dr. Gridlock's traffic, transit tips

  • She was the only fatality when an unlicensed 16-year-old driver lost control of a minivan after speeding on a single-lane road in Midwood and colliding with a parked car, a tree and a single-family home, authorities said.

    Crash Victim Is Eulogized

  • The Maryland Transportation Authority announced this schedule for lane closings on the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. lOne lane of the eastbound span will be closed through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. for preservation/maintenance work or routine annual inspections. lDuring single-lane closures on the eastbound span, two-way traffic will operate on the westbound span.

    Virginia trooper injured in I-95 crash

  • Heading west, I had no problem moving from the ICC onto the short stretch of I-370 that leads to the left-hand, single-lane exit for I-270.

    In ICC's first rush hour, there's no crush

  • The headquarters of the company he started, Lock & Lock, is no glittering office tower; it's a modest five-story building on a single-lane side street.

    Locking In The Profits

  • The journey is by a smoke-filled bus with tiny seats that barrels deep into the mountains of western Sichuan province, shaking and rattling on a single-lane road that is often strewn with fallen rocks.

    Saving the Secret Towers

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