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          • East Belfast - A55 Outer Ring (Knock Rd - Glen Road)

            East Belfast - a signalised junction upgrade commenced Monday 29 June 2020

            on the A55 Outer Ring - Knock Road / Glen Road Junction at the Braniel 

            The works will provide new traffic signals, tactile paving, dropped kerbs and cycling facilities.

            The works require daily lane closures from 09:30 to 16:30

            Road users are advised of possible delays at peak times and should allow extra time for journeys in this area during the duration of the works 

          • Belfast - Barnetts Road – One way Closure until Friday 30th

            Belfast - Barnetts Road – One way Closure until Friday 30th October 2020 with traffic permitted to travel from Kings Road towards Thornhill Park.

          • A1 Dual Carriageway, Southbound Total Closure

            A1 Dual Carriageway, Southbound total closure from Monday 28th September to Wednesday 30th September between 20:00 and 06:00 daily. A1 will be CLOSED between Banbridge Road junction and Dromore Road junction.

            Alternative Route:

            Banbridge Road underpass, A1 north, Lurgan Road, Dromore Road, Drumlin Road, Moygannon Road, Tullyrain Road, Lurgan Road, Dromore Street and Dromore Road

          • A6 Road Works / Closures - Upgrade Scheme


            Wednesday 15 July 2020 Permanent diversion commences on Boilas Lane  - Diversion Route for Residents 37 & 37b via Creagh Junction

            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))

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

            Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road

            Deerpark Road Closed (between Bellaghy and Deerpark Road/ A6 Junction) From Mon 29/06/20 7am for 16 Weeks

            Resident & Business Access will be maintained

            Diversion via Bellaghy Main Street, Old Town Road, Hillhead Road, A6 Mainline

            Please see below planned TTM for the A6D2D scheme W/C- 28/09/20

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

            • Baranailt Rd (South) Haul Crossing
            • Feeny Rd Haul Crossing
            • A6 Mainline Haul Crossing (near Gulf Rd)
            • Ballyhanedin Rd Haul Crossing
            • Magheramore Rd Haul Crossing

            Continuous –

            • The Tirbracken Rd will be closed from its Junction with the Lismacarol Rd to the Gortica Rd (reopening on Thursday)
            • 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 Ervey Rd from A6 Glenshane Rd to Birch Rd
          • Belfast: Road improvement scheme for Middlepath Street,

            In Belfast a resurfacing scheme on Middlepath Street, will continue on Saturday 26th  September 2020.

            The scheme, which extends from Station Street to the M3 Middlepath off-slip, will be completed between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September.

            To ensure the work is carried out safely, Middlepath Street will be closed to traffic from Queen Elizabeth Bridge on each of these days, however, access will be maintained to Queens Quay and the harbour estate.

            During the periods of closure a diversionary route will be clearly signed via Oxford Street, Albertbridge Road and Templemore Avenue. Access for motorists to the M3 from Bridge End will not be possible during the works and this traffic will be diverted via Queens Bridge, Ann Street, Dunbar Link and York Street.

            Middlepath Street will remain open for pedestrians and cyclists at all times.

            The Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements to minimise disruption to the public, however road users should allow additional time when planning their journey and comply with all temporary traffic restrictions.

          • M1 Jct9-Jct8 EB will be closed Wed 30th Sept.- Sat 3rd Oct

            Towards Belfast and Lisburn the M1 will be closed Eastbound (EB) between from Junction 9 Moira to Junction 8 Blaris from Wednesday the 30th September to Saturday the 3rd October between 23:00 and 06:00 daily.

            Alternative route - (A3) Lisburn Road, (A3) Moira Road, (A3) Longstone Street, (A3) Governor's Road, (A1) Hillsborough Road, (A101) Magherageery Road, and Junction 8 Blaris.

          • General Traffic News

            In the Greater Belfast traffic is busy on the following routes:

            • Leaving the M2 at Nelson Street
            • Ann Street towards Victoria Street
            • Victoria Street towards East Bridge Street and into Chichester Street
            • Oxford Street towards East Bridge Street
            • East Bridge Street into Cromac Street
            • Bridge End towards City Centre from B506 Short Strand
            • Newtownards Road towards Bridge End