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Last updated: 19/01/2020 06:22:02

Temperatures throughout the night fell below freezing across many parts of the province. 

Salting of the main roads has been undertaken through the night. 

All Road users are advised to exercise caution when travelling, particularly when driving on untreated roads.

Read more winter service information here.

Traffic News

Last updated: 18/01/2020 16:59:21

This service is now closed.

Normal hours of operation are 06.30 – 21.00 Mon to Fri and 09.00 – 17.00 Saturdays.

Roads Related Emergency News is updated 24/7 as necessary

Last updated: 18/01/2020 09:37:36

There is an emergency lane closure in place on the A26 Moira Road at the junction with Lough Road due to a collapsed manhole.

Last updated: 18/01/2020 09:37:35

There is an emergency lane closure in place on the Ballygowan Road leaving Belfast on the approach to the junction with Glen Road. This is to facilitate NIE works.

Last updated: 17/01/2020 20:18:54

A6 CASTLEDAWSON TO RANDALSTOWN DUALLING

Sunday 19/01/20 12pm to 4pm

Toome Bypass Closure Both Directions (Between Creagh Roundabout and Brecart Roundabout)

Diversion via Blackpark Road, Creagh Road, B18, Roguery Road, Brecart Roundabout

 Monday 20 January for 8 weeks - Full closure of Hillhead Road (Castledawson)

·         Local access only

·         Diversions via; A6 Castledawson Bypass – Bellshill Road – New Road – A54 Moyola Road – Hillhead Road

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

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)

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

Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road

 

A6 DUNGIVEN TO DRUMAHOE DUALLIN

Tue 21st to Fri 25th 09:30 to 16:00 Daily-

  • A6 Mainline, 2 way traffic control from Baranailt Road to Ervey Rd (As required)

 

Friday 24th 1900 to Monday 27th 0600

  • A6 lane closure from Foreglen Rd to 100 m west of Foreglen Rd (Two way traffic Light)

 

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

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

 

Continuous –

  • Closure of Lismacarol Rd
  • 3 way traffic control on Tirbracken/Gortica Rd
  • 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

 

Last updated: 15/01/2020 20:21:27

A2, Seaview, Warrenpoint, seawall partially collapsed adjacent to carriageway.

Footway and Lane 1 closure will be in place for 2 weeks to allow for repair

Road users are advised to exercise caution. 

Last updated: 14/01/2020 12:08:38

In Donaghadee a carriageway resurfacing scheme on the A2 Millisle Road, which commenced on Monday 13 January 2020.

To facilitate the resurfacing work the A2 Millisle Road, Donaghadee will be closed from its junction with Killaughey Road to its junction with Ballyvester Road from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm daily, excluding weekends, from Monday 13 January 2020 to Friday 24 January 2020.

Diversions for through traffic will be signposted via Donaghadee Town, A48 Newtownards/Cotton Road, Upper Gransha Road, Ballyblack Road East, Moss Road and A2 Donaghadee Road and vice versa. Access for residents will be maintained at all times during the works.

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 exercise care when travelling through, or in the vicinity, of the works.

Last updated: 14/01/2020 12:08:37

North West - Co Londonderry - a section of the A2 Strand Road in Derry remains closed following a fire at business premises on Thursday evening that has left a building in a potentially unsafe condition. 

Strand Road is closed from Lawrence Hill to Asylum Road until further notice. 

Last updated: 14/01/2020 09:01:51

Co Down a carriageway resurfacing scheme on the Blackstaff Road, Clough commenced on Monday 6 January 2020 and dependent on favourable weather conditions is expected to be completed on Friday 6 March 2020. 

The resurfacing work will extend a distance of approximately 1.9 kilometres from the Dundrum Road / Main Street junction Clough to south of the Blackstaff Road / Ballyrolly Road junction

Due to the nature of the scheme it will be necessary to operate a daily weekday road closure between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.00 pm from Monday 6 January to Friday 6 March 2020. 

During these times a diversion will be in place with traffic being diverted via A24 Main Street, A25 Downpatrick Road and Ballyrolly Road.

The road will be open to traffic in the evenings during the week and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Diversionary routes will be clearly signed and local access for residents and businesses will be maintained at all times during the works.  

The Department has programmed the work and traffic management arrangements to minimise any inconvenience, however, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when planning any journeys.

Last updated: 14/01/2020 09:01:51

Co Down a carriageway resurfacing scheme on A2 Warrenpoint Road dual carriageway (Newry bound) commenced Monday 6 January 2020.

The resurfacing work will extend a distance of approximately 1000 metres from close to the Mound Road roundabout at Warrenpoint, towards Newry and depending on favourable weather conditions be completed by 24 February. 

Due to the nature of the scheme it will be necessary to operate the following closures:-

  • Closure of Lane One and the hard shoulder from Monday 6 January until Sunday 26 January
  • Closure of Lane Two from Monday 27 January until Friday 7 February;

Three weekend closures from Mound Road roundabout to Aughnamoira Road between 7.00 pm and 6.00 am from

  • Friday 7 February until Monday 10 February;
  • Friday 14 February until Monday 17 February;
  • Friday 21 February until Monday 24 February.

During the weekend road closures a diversion will be in place via

  • A2 Newry Road – Duke Street – Upper Dromore Road – Milltown Road – Bridge Road – Chapel Hill Road and Newry Road.

Cyclists are advised that during the duration of the resurfacing scheme the cycle lane will be suspended and a diversionary route for cyclists will be operational via Mound Road, Greenan Road and Old Warrenpoint Road, Newry.

Diversionary routes will be clearly signed and local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the works.

The Department has programmed the work and traffic management arrangements to minimise any inconvenience, however, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when planning any journeys.

The information on this website is provided by DfI (Department for Infrastructure). DfI is the sole roads authority responsible for all public roads, footways, bridges and street lights in Northern Ireland.