[Tagging] Counterflow Lanes

Nathan Edgars II neroute2 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 19 03:24:20 GMT 2011


On 2/18/2011 8:40 PM, James Mast wrote:
> NE2, contraflow is for stuff like when an entire highway is reveresed in
> an emergancy (like an evacuation)
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contraflow_lane_reversal
>
> I did use the correct one here.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Counterflow_lane

"A reversible lane (called a counterflow lane or contraflow lane in 
transport engineering nomenclature)"

According to your link, both are OK. I've personally seen contraflow, 
but the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority uses counterflow, so I 
guess they're both used.



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