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detour

noun alternate route, by-pass, by-passage, cirruitous route, deflection, departure, deviation, deviation from a direct course, digression, diversion, excursion, indirect path, loop, roundabout course, temporary route, wrong course
Associated concepts: detour from course of employment, frolic and detour

detour

verb aberrare, alter one's course, avoid, change direction, change the bearing, circuit, deflect, depart from, depart from one's course, deviate, deviate from a direct course, digress, divert, divert from its course, drift, encircle, excurse, go around, go out of one's way, go out of the path, go out of the way, go round about, make a circuit, meander, perrorm a circuit, ramble, sidestep, skirt, stray, swerve, take a circuitous route, take a roundabout course, take a tempooary route, take an alternate highway, take an alternate route, take an indirect way, turn aside, vary, veer
Associated concepts: detour from course of employment, frolick and detour
See also: avoidance, deter, deviation, digress, digression, evasion
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Route 009 that operates Al Falah Street will be detoured to Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum Street, going through Hazza Bin Zayed Street, then Al Karama Street and then follow the normal route.
Bruemmer said the state has promised to use electronic signs informing the public that local traffic is permitted inside the detoured areas.
Traffic wanting to go east will be detoured onto Langen Road to George Hill Road to Main Street to Creamery Road to Route 117.
Traffic will be detoured along Sierra Highway and Avenue S.
Traffic from the east will be detoured down Main Street south to George Hill Road to Langen Road and back to Route 117.
Nighttime I-5 traffic will be detoured to allow for the demolition of the River Drive overpass bridge at Milepost 180.
At the closing site, traffic was detoured off the freeway onto two-lane side roads and later onto the new car-pool lane.
ACTON - Northbound motorists will be detoured off the Antelope Valley Freeway every night this week starting Monday, Caltrans said.
Westbound traffic will be detoured to eastbound Helix lanes and eastbound helix traffic will exit at the Pleasant Avenue off-ramp and use local street access to the tunnel via JFK Boulevard East.
SOUTHBRIDGE - Traffic will be detoured Monday and Tuesday for road reconstruction on Main Street (Route 131), according to police.
The projects are on a fast track because of the expense to consumers - estimated at $38,000 per day - for added shipping costs on heavy-haul trucks that have been detoured hundreds of miles since March because they can't use the deteriorating Interstate 5 bridges through Eugene-Springfield, Payne said.
Okazaki stressed that the detoured traffic won't be as bad as residents fear.