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          • Road Works / Closures - A6 Upgrade Scheme

            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 Eastbound Off-Slip and On-Slip (on-slip will be temporarily set-up as ‘Give-Way’) - OPEN from Mon 2 December 2019 
            • NEW Bellshill Junction Westbound Off-Slip and On-Slip (on-slip will be temporarily set-up as ‘Give-Way’) – OPEN from Wed 4 December 2019 (weather permitting)

            Monday 28 October 2019 for 3 Months NEW ROAD LAYOUT - A6/ Hillhead Junction - Phase 01

            • No Right Turn for A6 Eastbound Traffic at Creagh Road (for 3 Months)

            Here is a list of the temporary traffic management arrangements for the A6 scheme for week commencing 16 December 2019

            Monday to Friday 09:30 to 16:00 Daily-

            • A6 Mainline, 2 way traffic control from Baranailt Road to Ervey Rd

            Monday to Friday 07:00 to 18:00 Daily-

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

            Continuous –

            • Tirbracken 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 Lane two of climbing lane from Ardmore Rd to the Foreglen Rd

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

            • Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road
          • Co Antrim - Resurfacing - Crosskeys Rd Ahoghill 2 - 20 Dec

            Co Antrim - Resurfacing scheme for Crosskeys Road, Ahoghill – Phase 1

            A resurfacing scheme on the U2055 Crosskeys Road from Grange Road to Ballyscullion Road will start on Monday 2 December 2019. 

            Due to the nature of the works it will be necessary to introduce a daily road closure (Monday-Friday) from 8.00am to 6:00pm from Monday 2 to Friday 20 December 2019.

            At these times a diversion will be in place

            via Grange Road, Taylorstown Road and Crosskeys Road (and vice-versa). 

            The dates and duration of the works will be dependent on the progress of the scheme and on favourable weather conditions.

            The Department has programmed the work operations and traffic management arrangements to minimise inconvenience, however, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to allow additional time when travelling in the area.

            In order to help ensure the safety of road users and road workers the public is asked to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions and to drive with extra care when travelling in the vicinity of the works.

          • Co Down - Resurfacing Head Road, Kilkeel (Silent Valley)

            Co Down carriageway resurfacing scheme on the Head Road, Kilkeel (in the Silent Valley Reservoir area) will commence on Monday 09 December 2019.

            Resurfacing will take place between Moyad Road to Carrigenagh Road.  

            Due to the nature of the scheme it will be necessary to operate a daily weekday road closure between the hours of 09.00 am and 16.30 pm from Monday 9 December until Friday 20 December (when subject to favourable weather conditions the works are expected to be completed).

            During these times a diversion will be in place via

            • Moyad Road – Bridge Street – Newcastle Street – Newcastle Road – Carrigenagh Road and vice versa. 
            • The road will be open to traffic in the evenings during the week and all day Saturday and Sunday. 

            In order to help ensure the safety of road users and road workers the public is asked to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions and to drive with care when travelling through, or in the vicinity, of the works.

            Drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when planning any journeys during the duration of the works.

          • Co Antrim - Emergency Lane Closure - Dundrod to Nutts Corner

            THIS WEEKEND 

            Friday 13th December 2019 – Monday 16th December

            An Emergency Lane closure has been put in place on the B101 Dundrod Road between Dundrod and Nutts Corner, this weekend

            Delays can be expected during peak periods.

          • General Traffic News

            Traffic is busy on the following routes.

            • M1 from J8 Blaris to J6 Saintfield Road
            • M2 approaching Nelson Street
            • A12 Westlink towards the M2
            • A2 Sydenham Bypass from Tilysburn towards Dee Street 
            • A2 Shore Road from Jordanstown Uni towards Whiteabbey
            • Grosvenor Road into town 

            Elsewhere no unusual delays have been reported