Carriageway (noun)

A roadway that is designated for vehicles, especially on a main road.


Early 19th century. from the french word 'carrière', meaning a roadway for vehicles, and the english word 'way'. the term is used to describe a roadway for vehicles, especially on a main road.


  1. The carriageway is divided into two separate lanes, one for each direction of traffic.
  2. The carriageway is made up of two or more lanes and is typically used by vehicles traveling in the same direction.
  3. The carriageway is usually separated from the sidewalk by a raised curb.
  4. The carriageway is maintained by the local council, and is responsible for repairing any damage.
  5. The carriageway was widened to accommodate the increased traffic flow in the area.
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