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08:17 Feb 28, 2001
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: pistas, canales de circulación
Necesito ayuda con las siguientes palabras relacionadas con la construcción de carreteras:

pista
canales de circulación
retiro interior
hombrillo exterior
defensas laterales
carpeta asfáltica de rodamiento

Muchisimas gracias ;o)
Maria Paz
English translation:I think this is all going to depend in your context... but here is my best shot:
Explanation:
pista = track
canales de circulacion = traffic lanes
retiro interior = 2 possibilities: 1) inside of rest area, or below rest area, but it could also mean = below or inside pull-in area

hombrillo exterior = shoulder surface (or outside shoulder)

defensas laterales = edge or side guardrails

carpeta asfaltica de rodamiento = travelling asphalt surface

Good luck! Happy translating! ;o)
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Summary of answers provided
natrack, traffic lanes, traffic island, outside shoulder, lateral guard rails, blacktop road
Elisa Capelão
naI think this is all going to depend in your context... but here is my best shot:
Maria


  

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1 hr
I think this is all going to depend in your context... but here is my best shot:


Explanation:
pista = track
canales de circulacion = traffic lanes
retiro interior = 2 possibilities: 1) inside of rest area, or below rest area, but it could also mean = below or inside pull-in area

hombrillo exterior = shoulder surface (or outside shoulder)

defensas laterales = edge or side guardrails

carpeta asfaltica de rodamiento = travelling asphalt surface

Good luck! Happy translating! ;o)

Maria
Local time: 10:06
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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4 hrs
track, traffic lanes, traffic island, outside shoulder, lateral guard rails, blacktop road


Explanation:
I agree with most of the previous answer with some slight changes...

pista = track
canales de circulación = traffic lanes
retiro interior = traffic island
hombrillo exterior = outside shoulder
defensas laterales = lateral or side guard rails
carpeta asfáltica de rodamiento = blacktop road

Here are some references for you:

Straight Stretch Of Blacktop Road
Straight Stretch Of Blacktop Road. I was miles from
home, walking slow, tired of walking at ...
www.afn.org/~afn03540/blacktop.html

MetroActive Arts | Door to Hell
... a new location outside Screamin' Mimi's ice cream shop on a traffic island that splits
Highways 12 and 116. City of Sebastopol officials recently approved the ...
www.metroactive.com/papers/sonoma/09.28.00/sculpture2-0039....


T&T Accident Report - ICC #41/Q3/29
... supported by three 4-post framed bents with 10-foot centers; there were outside guard
rails, and the deck was ballasted with 8 inches of ballast under the ties ...
ttrr.virtualave.net/tt_text/ttar_002.html


HAR-87-02Sum
... is an 8-lane asphalt-paved highway which encircles Washington, DC It has ... 9-foot wide
shoulders. The right (outside) shoulder on the southbound side is ...
www.ntsb.gov/Publictn/1987/HAR8702S.htm


Good luck





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Elisa Capelão
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Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in pair: 172

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