AskDefine | Define carriageway

Dictionary Definition

carriageway n : one of the two sides of a motorway where traffic travels in one direction only usually in two or three lanes

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. The part of a road that carries traffic
  2. A lane of a multilane road


Derived terms

Extensive Definition

A carriageway is a part of a road referring to the part that will technically carry vehicle traffic.

See also

carriageway in German: Straßenquerschnitt#Fahrbahn
carriageway in Spanish: Calzada
carriageway in Basque: Galtzada
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