Oilfield Glossary
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road box

1. n. [Production]

A concrete or metal box with a removable cover, enclosing and providing access to valves installed in buried lines alongside roads or streets. The valves are operated by removing the box cover and inserting a long-handled T-wrench which engages the valve stem or the pinion shaft of geared valves.