route around

route (someone or something) around (something or some place)

To cause or direct someone or something to travel along a particular path around something or some place, as to bypass or avoid it. There is a sensor in the new grid that can detect problems in the network and route power around them to avoid large-scale outages. Drivers are being routed around the most central part of the city while work is being done to repair the roads.
See also: around, route

route someone or something around something

to send someone or something on a path that avoids something. The travel agent routed us around the congestion of the big city. Due to the storm, they routed the trains around the fallen bridge.
See also: around, route
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The 7th annual Beicwyr Llyn Bikers saw 124 bikers take part in a route around the Llyn Peninsula on Sunday morning.
The regeneration, which has been contracted to VINCI Construction UK, will include the landscaping and a redesigning of the waterfront by creating a public route around the entire Roath Basin dock.
The 5k walk on a route around Stockton Riverside will see men don their walking boots to support local families suffering the effects of a life limiting illness.
Employees at Thomas Horton did a 26 mile route around the company's three Worcestershire offices, from Barnt Green to Bromsgrove to Worcester.
The relay begins in the UK on Saturday, May 19 at Land's End, passing more than 1,000 communities on its route around the country, before arriving in London for the opening ceremony on Saturday, July 7.
Last year's event raised pounds 100,000 and returns on September 17 where up to 1,500 women will walk a 10km route around Birmingham.
The embedded Telastic least-cost routing (LCR) platform gives the company advanced traffic management competence, including the ability to better forecast issues and route around them.
There is no efficient alternate route around this construction area.
The Greenway is part of the Coventry Way, a 40-mile circular walking route around the city.
To the bafflement of his escorts, he decided to walk through the middle of the crowd, rather than by the planned route around the edges of the protest.
Casper hopped on the No3 bus outside his home at 10am each day and sat on the back seat during its 11-mile route around Plymouth.
Up to 2,000 participants of all ages are expected to take part, covering distances of 5k, 10k or a half marathon, which will follow a set route around the city.
The new release features enhancements that are designed to help airlines determine the most efficient route around weather events and airspace constraints, thus helping to pre-empt delays and maximise fuel savings.
On rail connections, spending chiefs awarded pounds 80m for freight improvements on the Peterborough to Nuneaton route - describing it as a crucial alternative route around London, pounds 43m is being spent linking businesses in Southampton with Birmingham and pounds 8m of funding is awarded to increase capacity on the link between the Humber Ports and the East Coast Main Line.
A Guide to Planning and Cruising The Great Circle Route Around the Eastern USA, 2nd Edition G.