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divided highway

a superhighway with a broad median strip, designed to prevent collisions, headlight glare, etc., between vehicles moving in opposite directions, and usually having limited or cloverleaf access.
Also called dual highway. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for divided highway
  • The aging roadway will be redesigned as a four-lane divided highway to improve capacity and safety.
  • Widening the road into a four-lane divided highway will reduce congestion and the likelihood of collisions.
  • When installed on both sides of a divided highway, one side is the primary installation.
British Dictionary definitions for divided highway

divided highway

(US & Canadian) a road on which traffic travelling in opposite directions is separated by a central strip of turf, etc Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) dual carriageway
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