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What is a contraflow system?

A contraflow also known as contraflow lane reversal, are plans that alter the normal flow of traffic, usually in controlled access highways like motorways. This is done by reversal of lanes which are normally configured for travel in one direction. In summary, it is the implementation of a two-way traffic system on one side of a highway/dual carriageway, usually implemented during emergencies or road maintenance.
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What is a contraflow?
Contraflow: an abnormal state of a road where the traffic temporarily travels in the opposite direction to normal, usually as result of repair work or accident.  www.kgbanswers.co.uk
What are contraflows in the UK?
A contraflow is a lane in which traffic flows against the normal flow of traffic: For example, a one way street may have a contraflow lane for buses; http://ufies.org/~aleith/transit/london/…. Or on a motorway or dual carriageway where one  answers.yahoo.com
What Are the Benefits of a CCTV System?
CCTV systems are deployed to prevent theft and vandalism of property, and act as a deterrent to petty thieves and sophisticated criminals from indulging in criminal or illegal activities. CCTV systems are installed in police vans and cruisers to aid  www.ehow.com

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