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      • Blacks Road & Cairnshill Park & Ride Evening Closures

        Until further notice the Black’s Road and Cairnshill Park & Rides will be closed each evening at 7.30pm.

      • A24 Saintfield Rd /Mealough Rd - Road Improvement Scheme

        Castlereagh - A major junction improvement scheme for the C298 Mealough Road at its junction with the A24 Saintfield Road will commence on Monday 24 May 2021.

        The improvement work will include road widening, realignments and upgrading of the traffic signals including pedestrian and cycle crossing facilities on both the Mealough Road and Saintfield Road.

        To ensure the safety of road users and workers it will be necessary to operate a number of off peak road and lane closures and temporary speed restrictions will be in operation on the Saintfield Road. 

        The C298 Mealough Road will be closed from Monday 7th June 2021 for approximately 12 weeks. The Mealough Road will be closed from its junction with the Saintfield Road, to the Mill Road, local access will be available to residents and business patrons..

        Access and egress to all facilities at Let’s Go Hydro will remain accessible from Saintfield Road. All other residences/businesses within the closure will remain accessible from the Mill Road end.

        Daily off-peak closures (9:30am-4:30pm) on A24 Saintfield Road will commence on Monday 7th June 2021.

        Whilst the Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management with the Contractor in order to minimise inconvenience to the public, road users should expect some delays and allow additional time for journeys in this area.

        The scheme is expected to be substantially complete by December 2021.

      • Co Londonderry - Coleraine - Bishops Road Closed Rock fall

        Co Londonderry - Coleraine the Bishops Road in Downhill is closed near the Junction of the A2 Seacoast Road due to fallen rocks.

        The road while remain closed until Dfi Roads Staff and a specialist contractor undertake a safety inspection of the area prior to the road being reopened.

        Road Users will need to find an alternative route for their journeys.

      • A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe

        Please see below planned Temporary Traffic Management for the A6D2D scheme W/C- 26/07/21

        Ongoing Continuous lane closure with traffic control (3.2m running lane)

        • A6 Chapel Rd (Dungiven Mainstreet)  between Magherabuoy Terrace and Priory Lane

        Mon 0930- Friday 1600 -Daily

        • A6 Mainline, between B74 Glenshane Rd and Fawney Rd- lane closure with traffic control

        Mon to Fri 07:00 to 18:00 Daily-

        • A6 Mainline at Killaloo Haul Crossing

        Continuous –

        • Ballyhanedin Rd Closure
        • Ardmore Rd Closure
        • Mavis Rd Closure
        • Gulf Rd Closure
        • Killunaught Rd Closure
        • Closure of climbing lane from Ballyhanedin Rd to Muldonagh-A6
        • Closure of Ervey Rd from A6 Glenshane Rd to Birch Rd
      • A2 Holywood Resurfacing Evening / Overnight 2-13 August 2021

        North Down Holywood - a resurfacing scheme on the A2 Bangor Road will commence on Monday 2 August 2021.

        The scheme includes resurfacing approximately a one kilometre section of the Belfast bound carriageway of the A2 Bangor Road, between Holywood and the Tillysburn Junction including the Holywood Exchange slip road.

        The scheme will be undertaken with evening and overnight traffic management measures in place.

        Monday 2 August until Friday 13 August 2021

        7.00 pm and 10.00 pm a Lane restrictions in place

        between 10.00 pm and 6.00 am the following morning a full closures on the city bound carriageway.

        During periods of closure a diversion will operate with traffic leaving Holywood diverted along Jacksons Road, Old Holywood Road and Knocknagoney Road. The Bangor bound carriageway will remain open at all times.    

        Local access for residents and emergency services will be maintained at all times during the works although some delays may be experienced.   

        Substantial completion of the work by 13 August 2021 is dependent on favourable weather conditions - for further details click A2 Bangor Road Resurfacing Summer 2021

      • Armagh A28 Killylea Rd Resurfacing 26 July - 20 August 2021

        A carriageway resurfacing & street lighting scheme will commence in Armagh on the A28 Killylea Road on Monday 26 July 2021.

        The improvement work will extend approximately 1.1 kilometre from its junction with Mullacreevie housing estate to its junction with the A3 at the Irish Street slip road link.

        To facilitate the works, it will be necessary to implement

        temporary traffic signals 09:00 am and 5.00 pm from Monday 26 July until Friday 6 August 2021 (Monday to Friday only). 

        Following this part of the works, a road closure will be in place from

        9.00 am until 5.00 pm each day from Monday 9 August until Friday 20 August 2021. 

        The road will be open evenings and at weekends.

        During the closure times traffic will be diverted via:-

        • A3 Slip Road North, A3 Irish Street, A3 Monaghan Road, B210 Coolkill Road and A28 Killylea Road

        Local access for residents and emergency services will be maintained at all times.

        The Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise inconvenience to the public. Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey and to follow the alternative routes which will be clearly signed on the approaches to the closure.

      • Traffic News

        No unusual delays to report at this time.