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          • Newry - A28 Belfast Road – Resurfacing 29 June - 30 Aug

            Co Down - resurfacing works are planned to commence on the A28 Belfast Road Newry between Niall Clarkes filling station to the Damolly Road Roundabout and are expected to last for 8 weeks
             
            During the works a temporary one-way traffic system  will be in place to allow traffic to exit out of Newry city towards Mourne Country Hotel unobstructed.
             
            Traffic will be prohibited from heading down the Belfast Road at the Mourne Country Hotel, and will be diverted along

            • A28 Carnbane Way, A27 Armagh Road, A27 Canal Street, A27 New Street, A28 Downshire Road.

            Due to a weight limit on Canal Street  - HGV traffic will have to use the A1 dual carriageway as far as Cloughoge roundabout via Dublin Road to access Newry City / Warrenpoint Port. 

            Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journeys in this area during the duration of the works.

          • Road Works / Closures - A6 Upgrade Scheme

            Deerpark Road (between Bellaghy and Deerpark Road/ A6 Junction) will close from 7am on Monday 29th June 2020 for 16 weeks

            Resident & Business Access will be maintained

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

            A6 CASTLEDAWSON TO RANDALSTOWN DUALLING

            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

            Mon 29/06/20 7am for 16 Weeks

            Deerpark Road Closed (between Bellaghy and Deerpark Road/ A6 Junction)

            Resident & Business Access will be maintained

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

            The following is the planned Temporary Traffic Management for the A6D2D scheme

            Wednesday 27 July 2020  - Sunday 02 August 2020

            • Two way traffic control, A6 Mainline, from Tamnaherin Rd to Ardmore Rd (off peak only)

            The following is the planned Temporary Traffic Management for the A6D2D scheme W/C- 3rd August 2020 

            Monday - Sunday 

            • Two way traffic control, Tirbracken Rd, from Gortica Rd to A6 Mainline (Continuously)

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

            • Fawney Rd Haul Crossing
            • Baranailt Rd (South) Haul Crossing
            • 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 Ervey Rd from A6 Glenshane Rd to Birch Rd
          • 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 

          • East Belfast - Barnetts Rd One Way closure to 18 September

            Belfast - Barnetts Road - Essential construction work recommenced on Monday 15 June and is expected to last around 14 weeks.

            After an initial closure in both directions a one way lane closure is now operational from Saturday 18 July until Friday 18 September 2020 with traffic now permitted to travel from Kings Road towards Thornhill Park.

            A full road closure will again be required at the end of the works to allow for final resurfacing work.

          • General Traffic News

            In Greater Belfast traffic has now eased