• (noun): A part of a road that has been widened to allow cars to pass or park.
    Synonyms: turnout
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on widening:

A79 Autoroute
... Airport) to A9 autoroute/A61 autoroute (Narbonne) including a widening of the A7 autoroute via Cevennes Piedmont ... This new road would avoid the widening of the A7 to 2×5 lanes between Lyon/Valence and Orange and would offer a credible alternative for traffic to the Rhone Valley ... (2003) 3.4 billion euros (as comparison, the widening of the A7 to 2×5 lanes would cost 890 million euros) ...
Waterview Connection - Mitigation and Related Projects - Maioro Street To New Lynn
... The Auckland City Council was responsible for widening the remaining route to New Lynn, i.e ... While it completed some widening of Tiverton Road in 2007, Council deferred completing any more widening until 2015-2020 ...
Duct Ectasia Of Breast - Pathogenesis
... The duct widening is commonly believed to be a result of secretory stasis, including stagnant colostrum, which also causes periductal inflammation and fibrosis ... However because nonspecific duct widening is common it might be also coincidental finding in many processes ... Correlation with the actual duct widening is not known ...
Hampton Roads Transportation Authority - Projects
... by the HRTA to include First Phase Projects Route 460 Upgrade I-64 Widening on the Peninsula I-64 Widening on the Southside Downtown Tunnel/Midtown Tunnel/MLK Extension. 17 I-664 Widening in Newport News and Southside including Monitor-Merrimac Memorial Bridge-Tunnel Second Phase Projects I-564 from I-64 to the Intermodal Connector I-564 Connector to Monitor-Merrimac ...
Mitchell Freeway - Future Works - Widening
... The State Government committed $30m for the widening of Mitchell Freeway northbound between Hepburn Avenue and Hodges Drive, from two to three lanes, in its 2011/12 budget ...

More definitions of "widening":

  • (noun): An increase in width.
    Synonyms: broadening
  • (noun): The act of making something wider.
    Synonyms: broadening

Famous quotes containing the word widening:

    We visualized her less as a woman at work than as a light widening as it brightened.
    Elizabeth Bowen (1899–1973)

    Jane Addams, founder of Hull House, once asked, “How shall we respond to the dreams of youth?” It is a dazzling and elegant question, a question that demands an answer—a range of answers, really, spiraling outward in widening circles.
    William Ayers, U.S. author. To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher, ch. 7 (1993)

    Turning and turning in the widening gyre
    The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
    Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
    Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)