refuge area


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refuge area

A coastal area considered safe from enemy attack to which merchant ships may be ordered to proceed when the shipping movement policy is implemented. See also safe anchorage.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The Lane County planning director last year rejected the subdivision plan, saying it "will result in degradation of the floodplain refuge area by replacing the open golf course with multiple structures and impervious surfaces." County rules require that floodplains be kept in their "natural state to the extent practicable to preserve water quality and protect ...
Mark Wootton was work-work ing on a car when trucker Terence Poolman's HGV smashed into him in an emergency refuge area at Spaghetti Junction last April.
From the video it is quite clear that your vehicle veered from the inside lane and it carried all the way across to the hard shoulder and then into, to some degree, the emergency refuge area."
The contract also includes the installation of an intercom system at a refuge area, which provides shelter for anyone with a disability to use incase of a fire.
Officers later stopped a lorry in an emergency refuge area of the M6 near junction 9 and arrested the 35-year-old driver on suspicion of a public order offence and possession of a bladed article.
Now the state is considering adding a refuge area for wild chinook.
Terence Poolman drove his lorry straight into the 40-year-old RAC man who was working on a vehicle in an emergency refuge area on the M6 in the West Midlands when the crash happened last year.
The trees, between junction 10 and 10a, were removed to make way for an emergency refuge area for broken down motorists, as part of an active manangement scheme Alan Sanders, chairman of the Murdock Way Residents' Association, said locals had been promised a sound barrier before work began.
The closest refuge area to Eugene is the 5,325-acre Finley unit, located about 10 miles south of Corvallis off Highway 99W.
"It is clear residents do not want the gantries, the Emergency Refuge Area (hard shoulder) or the M6 to be widened.