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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: A1 road (Northern Ireland)
Astonishingly for a road of its strategic importance, the A1 is not yet fully dual carriageway and of the parts that are dual carriageway, most of the junctions are dangerous as they involve right turning movements across the busy central median.
A1, in the UIC classification for railway locomotive wheel arrangements, is equivalent to 0-2-2 in the Whyte notation.
A1 Ring is the name of a race track in Austria which formerly hosted a round of the Formula One championship.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/A1-road-%28Northern-Ireland%29   (862 words)

 Cycling by Design: page 63
A1.13 The Secretary of State for Scotland is the Road Authority for Trunk Roads; Local Authorities are local Roads Authorities for all public-non-trunk roads.
Road Authorities may make TROs to prohibit, restrict or regulate the use of a road by traffic or any class of traffic (including pedestrians).
For width-flow and contra-flow bus/cycle lanes, TRO’s are required to restrict entry to roads and to eliminate conflicting movements at cycle crossings and pedestrian/cycle crossings.
www.scotland.gov.uk /library2/cbd/cbd-63.asp   (2277 words)

 2002 Press Releases
LONDON - Road Management Group (RMG), the joint venture which includes KBR (Kellogg Brown & Root), has been selected by the Highways Agency as the preferred bidder for the £260m project to upgrade to motorway standard, operate and maintain, a 33-mile stretch of the A1 road between Darrington and Dishforth in Yorkshire.
The DBFO contract for the Darrington to Dishforth section is part of a package of improvement measures for the A1 road and is planned for award towards the end of this year, with construction due to start in April 2003.
Road Management Services will raise the necessary finance for the project, design and construct the highway improvements and operate and maintain these and other sections of the A1 for 30 years.
www.halliburton.com /news/archive/2002/kbrnws_092602.jsp?printMe   (374 words)

 SABRE - Road Lists - The First 99 - A1
The road between this point and the "Boot and Shoe" junction is not of motorway standard, but only motorway-legal traffic can use it as there is no way for non-motorway traffic to join at this point: more to the point, there is no way that such traffic can leave the northbound carriageway.
Back on the original A1 for eight miles now, apart from the 1960s viaduct at Wentbridge whose "listed" status seems to have been a bar to further improvements on this stretch, although recent information suggests that this last gap in the continuous motorway from Blyth to Gateshead may itself be closed within the next decade.
This can be explained by the road having favoured the slightly higher (and therefore drier) ground to the west of the fens and the Vale of York, crossing the many rivers as they come off the Cheviots and Pennines to cross the eastern plains towards the North Sea.
www.sabre-roads.org.uk /roadlists/f99/1.shtml   (5205 words)

 The A1 Trunk Road (A645 Slip Roads and A162 Slip Roads) (Detrunking) Order 2001
This Order may be cited as The A1 Trunk Road (A645 Slip Roads and A162 Slip Roads) (Detrunking) Order 2001 and shall come into force on 13th November 2001.
In the District of Selby in the County of North Yorkshire, the A1 southbound entry slip road from its junction with the A162 (marked "C" on plan No. 2) to its junction with the eastern boundary of the trunk road A1 (marked "D" on plan No. 2).
www.opsi.gov.uk /si/si2001/20013524.htm   (694 words)

 CBRD - Histories - M1-A1 Link Road
In 1999, a short but significant piece of new motorway was opened to the east of Leeds, completing what had been an obvious gap in the trunk road network.
On the face of it, this is a new but otherwise average piece of three-lane motorway.
Pictures of the road, taken in 2001, two years after it opened.
www.cbrd.co.uk /histories/m1-a1   (157 words)

  A1 road information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The A1 (sometimes referred to as the Great North Road), is the longest numbered road in the UK at 409 miles (658 km) long.
Where the need arises to distinguish between the modern road and some former parts of the road, such as where it passed through a town or village that has subseuqently been bypassed, the name "A1" is always reserved for the modern section, while the Great North Road refers to its historical course.
Improvements to the road north of Newcastle upon Tyne are also being undertaken where the road consists mostly of single carriageway sections as opposed to a combination of dual carriageway and motorway to the south.
www.search.com /reference/Great_North_Road_(United_Kingdom)   (1066 words)

  A1 road   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The A1 is the longest numbered British road.
The original A1 route was designated by the Ministry of Transport in 1921, following the medieval Great North Road from Central London through Barnet, Potters Bar, Hatfield, Welwyn, Stevenage, Baldock, Biggleswade, Sandy, St Neots and Alconbury, then joining the route of a Roman road, Ermine Street, as far as Colsterworth.
Continuing north, the A1 runs on modern bypasses around Grantham, Newark-on-Trent, Retford, Bawtry, Doncaster, Scotch Corner, Chester-le-Street, past the Angel of the North sculpture in Gateshead, around Newcastle upon Tyne, Morpeth, Alnwick, Berwick-upon-Tweed, into Scotland, past Dunbar and Haddington before finally arriving in Edinburgh.
www.wapipedia.org /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=A1_road_(Britain)   (228 words)

 A1 road: Encyclopedia - A1 road
The A1, at 409 miles (658 km) long, is the longest numbered British road.
The A1 runs from the heart of the City of London at St. Pauls to the centre of Scotland's capital, Edinburgh.
The A1 is the closest thing Britain has to a cult road, and so some of its road signs achieved some sort of mythical status.
www.experiencefestival.com /a/A1_road/id/1901541   (1018 words)

 The Motorway Archive. Trunk Road A1 in the North Riding of Yorkshire. Introduction
Since the classification of roads introduced in 1921 by the Ministry of Transport, trunk roads and motorways being added later, "the development of roads in the Riding has depended to a large extent on the grant situation at a given time".
The road and bridge works on that By-pass were carried out by direct labour by County council roadmen, and this represents the largest single project ever carried out by any Department of the County council.
Following the provision of a second carriageway throughout the length of the A1, apart from the major by-pass schemes to be described later, work commenced on a whole series of schemes to bring the original single carriageway of the A1 up to more modern standards.
www.iht.org /motorway/a1nrccintro.htm   (2025 words)

 The Ultimate A38 road - American History Information Guide and Reference
The road reemerges from its junction with the M5 ten miles north of Exeter, and heads north via Wellington, Taunton, Bridgwater, Bristol, Gloucester, Tewkesbury, Worcester, Bromsgrove and Birmingham.
Between Worcester and Birmingham the A38 follows the course of a Roman road, although the construction of bypasses around some towns means the modern-day route deviates somewhat from the original dead-straight road.
It is a tidal flow road, in that more lanes are available travelling into the city during the morning rush hour, and more travelling out of the city during the evening rush hour.
www.historymania.com /american_history/A38   (306 words)

 The numbering system
Note that the old road remains to the west of the A5 and is thus in the ``correct'' cone.
Roads in England are generally considered to begin from the London end, and roads in Scotland from the Edinburgh end.
I presume it merited a number because of being the road to the Scalpay ferry, and hence in local terms a ``trunk'' route, but could not in all honesty be classified as a B road.
euclid.colorado.edu /~rmg/roads/numbering.html   (4533 words)

 The Ultimate A1 - American History Information Guide and Reference
A1, milk containing a protein supposed by some to cause heart disease.
A1, the primary auditory cortex, that is, the part of the brain processing hearing.
A1 road (Northern Ireland) from Belfast to Newry
www.historymania.com /american_history/A1   (179 words)

 The Motorway Archive. M1, extension from Leeds to A1(M)
The M1-A1 Link Road was selected as one of eight DBFO projects and was the largest and most complex of the national schemes to be procured by this method.
In addition to the Link Road, 20 miles of side roads and diversions had to be constructed which were to be handed back to Leeds City and North Yorkshire County Councils on completion.
During excavation across the A656 the original embankment and surface of the Roman road from Castleford to Tadcaster was found to have survived intact under the modern road.
www.iht.org /motorway/m1extension.htm   (3751 words)

 Ocho Rios : Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This was originally a riverbed, but now the main road winds up some 210m (700 ft.) among a profusion of wild ferns, a tall rainforest, hardwood trees, and lianas.
At Moneague, a small town, the A1 continues south into the interior of Jamaica, but the same route number (A1) also heads back north along a different route from the A3 you just took south.
This A1 northerly road lies to the west of the A1 southern route to Moneague.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=319&catID=0319010029   (417 words)

 BOPA Daily News Archive
Responding to a BOPA questionnaire on the state of the A1 road, Chief Roads Engineer Barry Kemsley said about 212km had been improved either by rehabilitation or reconstruction while 78 km was still under construction.
The A1 Road was constructed in five phases, starting with the Sir Seretse Khama Airport circle to Rasesa dual carriageway section at the cost of P60 million.
Of the 21 citizen contractors patrolling the public highway network 14 are on the A1 Road.
www.gov.bw /cgi-bin/news.cgi?d=20040908&i=Rehabilitation_of_A1_road_not_on_schedule   (318 words)

 Highways Agency - M1 - A1 Lofthouse to Bramham
The M1-A1 Link Road is a dedicated motorway link which provides strategic connections between the M1 and M62 motorways to the south of Leeds and the A1 Trunk Road south of Wetherby.
In addition to the construction of the M1-A1 Link Road the DBFO Company improved the M62 east of junction 28 to the Lofthouse Interchange, the M1 from junction 42 to near Belle Isle, and upgraded the A1(T) from Micklefield to Bramham to motorway standard.
Between Hook Moor and Bramham the A1 consists of 5-6 lane, 4-lane and 3-lane carriageway.
www.highways.gov.uk /roads/projects/5451.aspx   (436 words)

 Reflective&catoptric road stud,temper glass road stud   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On every interstate road in the world,there are visible warning marks of signs to show traffic dividing lines and individual lanes.
The manual reflector form is classified as A1 obtruding road guide while the other one is classified as A2 obtruding road guide.
Due to the insufficient level of adhesion,inferior pressure resistant,lower impact tolerance,and having blind corners as some of the flaws of reflector glass.they are slowly being phased out.
www.spark-oe.com /upload/jczp/B_E_20068112111.htm   (235 words)

 Singapore Hotels | Cheap Hotels in Singapore | Budget Hotels in Singapore
A1 Singapore Hotels provides online Singapore hotel booking for various hotels in Singapore.
A1 Singapore Hotels also offers information on budget hotels in Singapore and online hotel reservation for all category of hotels, which include budget hotels, cheap hotels, discount hotels and luxury hotels.
A1 Singapore Hotels also provides reservation for First Class Hotels Orchard Road Singapore.
www.a1singaporehotels.com   (444 words)

 A1 Audio Tour
The A1 Audio Tour is a free guided walk of Islington’s A1 road - from Archway to Goswell Road.
The A1 Audio Tour is part of the creative element of Islington Council’s A1 Borough project.
This creative strategy uses arts and culture to involve the community, and improve the visual appearance and use of public spaces along the A1.
www.islington.gov.uk /Community/A1Borough/A1BoroughAudioTour   (430 words)

 A1 Roadcraft Centre - Salisbury   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Therefore, with A1 Roadcraft you should be kept informed of your progress and this will help to keep your required Test date in sight throughout your course.
At the end of each lesson, you will be informed of your progress during the session you have just completed, and also what you will be covering on the next lesson.
It is possible to have two pupils to one instructor for people coming from the same company, but this would alter the length of the course.
www.a1roadcraft.co.uk /page.cfm?pid=298   (924 words)

 We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Upgrade the A1 road.
We the undersigned petition the Prime Minister to Upgrade the A1 road.
The A1 road is in serious need of being upgraded it is very busy most of the time now and even it is still in some areas a single lane.
This means that users are welcome to sign and create petitions, but we will be making changes to the site, as we fix technical problems, improve usability and respond to feedback.
petitions.pm.gov.uk /roadupgrade   (171 words)

 How to find Tech4T - map and hotel listing plus directions on how to get to Technologies4Targeting
Road links are also first class - Peterborough is on the A1 and close to the A14 which links east and west with dual carriageways and connects to the M62, M1 and M42 (M5).
Follow the road to the car park on your right and just past this, take the footbridge across the dual carriageway and into the Queensgate shopping Centre.
Approaching Peterborough on the A47, after crossing the A1 at Wansford, at the next roundabout the road becomes dual carriageway, follow this road to first exit marked City Centre (Thomas Cook and TSB will be on the right of the carriageway).
www.tech4t.com /pages/howto.html   (731 words)

 Highways Agency - A1 Peterborough to Blyth Grade Separated Junctions
The A1 Trunk Road is a north-south regional route of strategic importance connecting the two sections of the A1(M) at Peterborough in the south and Blyth in the north.
Speed restrictions and narrow lanes are now in place at Blyth to allow for the construction of the slip roads to the new junction layout.
The construction works at Apleyhead are predominantly off-line and there is limited impact on the A1 at this junction.
www.highways.gov.uk /roads/projects/4455.aspx   (507 words)

 BBC NEWS | England | Nottinghamshire | Inquiry over 'new A1' road scheme   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It is part of the ongoing plan to upgrade the road from Peterborough to Blyth in Notts.
The Apleyhead scheme would see the building of about 1.8km (1.1 mile) of new dual carriageway, a side road carried on a bridge and a new roundabout junction to the east of the existing A1.
The existing roundabout - where the three roads meet at a bottleneck - would be modified to form part of the new junction.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/england/nottinghamshire/4183902.stm   (253 words)

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