grade separation


Definition of grade separation

: a highway or railroad crossing using an underpass or overpass

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Bleyl Enginering’s Derek Wind presented the updated plan which includes the removal of a grade separation at I-45 and Shenandoah Park and a small change to a section of Grogan’s Mill, moving it from a major arterial to a minor arterial road. Marialuisa Rincon, Houston Chronicle, "Shenandoah News & Notes: June 13," 14 June 2018 Moving up Queen Anne Hill, note the steep grade separation to the left of the transfer station at the corner of Aloha and Dexter. Paul Dorpat, The Seattle Times, "Gleaming South Lake Union apartments stand on the site of an early Seattle dump," 16 Aug. 2017

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First Known Use of grade separation

1935, in the meaning defined above

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