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          • Co Fermanagh - Coalhill Rd, Lisnaskea - Closed

            Co Fermanagh  - the U9397 Coalhill Road just outside Lisnaskea has been closed due to a collapsed culvert which has created a large void in the road.

            DFI Engineers will carry out a full assessment over the coming days. However, the road is likely to remain closed for some time. Please seek an alternative route.

          • Road Works / Closures - A6 Upgrade Scheme


            A6 Mainline Glenshane Road / Foreglen Road - lane Closure Tamnaherin Rd to Ballyhanedin Rd 

            Monday 27 April - 11 May  2020 - Off-peak 09:30 - 16:00

            From Monday 2 December 2019 for 10 Months

            NEW ROAD LAYOUT - A6 Mainline - Castledawson Roundabout to Brough Road – Phase 05 (Traffic switched onto EB (1 lane) + WB (1 lane))

            NEW Bellshill Junction (on-slip’s will be temporarily set-up as ‘Give-Way’) – OPEN

             From Mon 25 February for 12 Months Creagh Hill – Full Closure at Deerpark Junction - from 

            Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road

            Temp Traffic Management for the A6D2D scheme  W/C-04/05/20

            Mon – Fri   0930-1600 Daily (As required)

            • Two Way traffic control Baranailt Rd to Tamnaherin Rd

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

            • Feeny Rd Haul Crossing
            • A6 Mainline Haul Crossing (near Gulf Rd)
            • Ballyhanedin Rd Haul Crossing
            • Tirbracken Rd Crossing

            Continuous –

            • Mavis Rd closure
            • Gulf Rd Closure
            • Altagarran Rd Closure
            • Gortilea Rd Closure
            • A6 Mainline Hard shoulder Closure, West bound and Eastbound, from Foreglen Rd to Gulf Rd
            • Killunaught Rd Closure
            • Derrychrier Rd Closure
            • Closure of climbing lane from Ballyhanedin Rd to Muldonagh-A6
            • Closure of Lane one of climbing lane from Ardmore Rd to the Foreglen Rd -A6
            • Closure of Lane two of climbing lane from Ardmore Rd to the Mavis Rd -A6
            • Closure of Ervey Rd from A6 Glenshane Rd to Birch Rd
          • Co Down Temp Road Closures Patching Repairs - May - June

            Co Down - Banbridge Area - there will be temporary road closures for patching repairs for up to 2 days on various dates during May and June 2020 (within a specified range of dates) on a number of roads in this area.

            • B3 Grovehill Road from Aghaderg Road To Ballynafoy Road - 13th to 27th May 2020.
            • Lowtown Road  from Clare Road to Ballylough Road - 18th May to 1st June 2020 
            • Clare Road from Plantation Road to Banbridge Road - 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
            • Lisnaward Road between - 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
            • Ballynabragget Road to Clare Road between 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
            • Knocknagore Road between 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
            • Access for emergency vehicles will be facilitated at times however other road users maybe required to follow a diversion so should allow extra time for journeys in this area. 
          • A2 Holywood Bypass Westbound - Off Peak Lane Closure

            A2 Holywood Bypass  Westbound

            • A2 from Sullivan Place to holywood Exchange Westbound Off-Slip.

            Lane 1 closure with Lane 2 remaining open.

            Monday 18th May - Friday 29th May 2020 - Off Peak 9.30 - 16.00

          • Co Down - A1 South Rathfriland Rd - Speed Restrictions

            Co Down - following central reservation barrier damage on the A1 Southbound at the Rathfriland Road overbridge, a 30mph temporary speed restriction is in place on the Southbound carriageway. The speed limit has been reduced to 50mph firstly and then to 30mph due to increased risk to the bridge structure at Rathfriland Road.

            Repairs are expected to be completed  within the next 7 days.

            Please approach with care.


          • Belfast Millfield Resurfacing - 25-29 May Off Peak Closure

            Belfast - Road users are advised that the Southbound lanes of the B126 Millfield (back Castle Court ) will be closed for resurfacing between Carrickhill and Francis Street  

            each day between from 9:30 - 16:30 from Monday 25 May to Friday 29th May 2020 (Off-peak only) 

            A number of diversions will be in operation at these times depending on where you are arriving from in the area.

            • Carrickhill - Clifton Street - Westlink - Divis Street - Millfield
            • Clifton Street - Westlink - Divis Street - Millfield
            • Shankill Road - Peters Hill - Clifton Street - Westlink - Divis Street Millfield
            • North Queen Street - Clifton Street -Westlink - Divis Street - Millfield
            • North Street - Royal Ave - Clifton Street Westlink - Divis Street - Millfield - Petershill - Shankill Road

            Delays are possible and extra time should be allowed for travel in this area.

          • A2 Sydeham Bypass Fully Open - Weekend Roadworks Completed

            East Belfast -  this weekends roadworks on the A2 Sydenham Bypass between Dee Street and George Best Belfast City Airport have been completed ahead of schedule and the road is now fully reopened. (Sunday afternoon) 

          • General Traffic News

            • This Office is now closed - Live traffic updates will resume Tuesday 26th May 2020 

              Closed Bank Holiday Monday  

              Normal hours of operation are 07.00 – 21.00 Mon to Fri and 09.00 – 17.00 Saturdays.

              Roads Related Emergency News is updated 24/7 as necessary – and will appear here on the TrafficwatchNI website and @TrafficwatchNI on Twitter

            Other News 

            • There are lane restrictions and extensive coning in both directions in the vicinity of the Kings Hall between Balmoral Avenue and Lisburn Road for NI Water works. Please approach with care.