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Westlink (road)

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The Westlink road in Belfast, Northern Ireland is a dual carriageway throughpass, designated the A12, connecting the M1 to the M2 and M3 motorways which run south, north and east of the city, respectively. [1]

16 relations: Belfast, Belfast Urban Motorway, Call for bids, Controlled-access highway, Dual carriageway, European route E01, Falls Road, Belfast, Free-flow interchange, M1 motorway (Northern Ireland), M2 motorway (Northern Ireland), M3 motorway (Northern Ireland), Northern Ireland, Right-in/right-out, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, Shankill Road, Tunnel.


Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.

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Belfast Urban Motorway

The Belfast Urban Motorway was a proposed motorway system in Belfast, Northern Ireland announced in 1964, but was never completed, only the Western portion was built as the A12, Westlink.

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Call for bids

A call for bids, call for tenders, or invitation to tender (ITT, often called tender for short) is a special procedure for generating competing offers from different bidders looking to obtain an award of business activity in works, supply, or service contracts.

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Controlled-access highway

A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.

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Dual carriageway

A dual carriageway (British English) or divided highway (American English) is a class of highway with carriageways for traffic travelling in opposite directions separated by a central reservation.

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European route E01

The European route E 01 is a series of roads in Europe, part of the United Nations International E-road network, running from Larne, United Kingdom to Seville, Spain.

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Falls Road, Belfast

The Falls Road is the main road through west Belfast, Northern Ireland, running from Divis Street in Belfast city centre to Andersonstown in the suburbs.

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Free-flow interchange

A free-flow interchange is an interchange in which all roads are grade-separated, and where movement from one road to another does not require the driver to stop for traffic (for example, the interchange may not include traffic lights or unsignalized at-grade intersections).

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M1 motorway (Northern Ireland)

The M1 is a motorway in Northern Ireland.

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M2 motorway (Northern Ireland)

The M2 is a motorway in Belfast and County Antrim in Northern Ireland.

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M3 motorway (Northern Ireland)

The M3 is an urban motorway 0.8 miles (1.3 km) in length owned by Siac Construction and Cintra, S.A. that connects the M2 in north Belfast, Northern Ireland to the A2 Sydenham Bypass in east Belfast.

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Right-in/right-out (RIRO) and left-in/left-out (LILO) refer to a type of three-way road intersection where turning movements of vehicles are restricted.

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Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast

The Royal Victoria Hospital (commonly known as "the Royal", the "RVH" or "the Royal Belfast") is a hospital in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The hospital (which provides over 20 percent of the acute-care beds in Northern Ireland and treats half a million patients a year) is undergoing a £74 million refurbishing. This includes an extension to the Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, new wards in the main hospital, a new accident and emergency department and a new maternity unit. The hospital has a Regional Virus Centre, which is one of the four laboratories in the United Kingdom on the WHO list of laboratories able to perform PCR for rapid diagnosis of influenza A (H1N1) virus infection in humans.

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Shankill Road

The Shankill Road is one of the main roads leading through west Belfast, the capital and largest city of Northern Ireland.

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A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Westlink_(road)

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