Last updated: 03/03/2021 20:50:15
  • Cloud cover forecast to keep temperatures above freezing - no salting of the scheduled road network is planned for Wednesday evening.

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Traffic News

Last updated: 04/03/2021 00:28:11
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Last updated: 04/03/2021 00:27:53

East Belfast - road users are advised the A55 Knock Road will be closed in both directions for resurfacing

Section A55 Knock Road between Knockvale Park and Kings Road 

from 20:00 in the evening to 06:00 the next morning

from Thursday 4th March to Friday 12th March  2021 (late change to start date Wed evening)  

Diversion routes will be in place at these times 

1. Sandown Road, Upper Newtownards Road 2. Kings Road, Sandown Road 

Road users are asked to allow extra time for their journey in this area at these dates and times.

Last updated: 03/03/2021 14:57:58

Belfast - new traffic signals on A1 Upper Lisburn Road / Kings Hall have been switched on and are operational this morning - Wednesday 3rd March 

Although traffic flows are presently lower than normal, due to the covid-19 guidance, there may be some initial congestion/delays until road users become familiar with the new arrangements.

Road users should approach these new traffic signals with caution.

Last updated: 03/03/2021 09:47:14

Lisburn - A resurfacing scheme on the A49 Saintfield Road will commence on Sunday 7 February 2021 and subject to favourable weather conditions all work will be completed by 5 March

The resurfacing scheme, which stretches some 1200 metres in a southerly direction from Plantation Road towards Ballynahinch. 

To facilitate the works it will be necessary to implement a series of road closures for the duration of the works as follows: 

  • An extended full weekend road closure will then be in place from Saturday 13 February at 7.00 am until Monday 15 February at 4.30 pm.
  • This will be followed by weekday off-peak road closures, from Tuesday 16 February until Friday 5 March between the hours of 9.30 am and 4.30 pm.

During the times when the road closures are operational, a diversionary route will be in place using 

A49 Magheraknock Road - Lisburn Road – Lisburn Street - Ballynahinch Road - Glebe Road – Upper Ballynahinch Road – Ballynahinch Road - Young Street – A49 Union Bridge – A1 Queens Rd – A49 Union Bridge – A49 Sloan Street – A49 Saintfield Road Roundabout - A49 Saintfield Road to accommodate traffic in both directions.

The Department has programmed the work operations and traffic management arrangements to minimise inconvenience. However road users should expect some delays and are advised to allow additional time when travelling in the vicinity of the works.  

Last updated: 27/02/2021 09:45:29

Co Down a resurfacing scheme on the A23 Belfast Road, Ballygowan will commence on Monday 1 February 2021.

The scheme will extend for a distance of 520 metres from the Ballygowan Roundabout to the 30 mph speed limit.

The initial phase of the works will last for three weeks and will require a full road closure on the Belfast Road from the Saintfield Road roundabout to the Tullygarvan Road.

A daytime road closure will then operate for the remaining five weeks of the scheme, Monday to Friday only, between the hours of 9.00 am and 5.00 pm.

During times of closure a signed diversion will be in place

  • via Ballygowan Road, Comber, Hillsborough Road, Moneyreagh Road and Belfast Road, Ballygowan.

The Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise inconvenience to the public. 

Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey and to follow the alternative routes which will be clearly signed on the approaches to the closure.

Access will be maintained for residents and businesses.

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 take extra care when travelling in the vicinity of the works.

Substantial completion of the works by 27 March 2021 is dependent on favourable weather conditions

Last updated: 26/02/2021 16:50:45

Roadworks at A52 Crumlin Rd – Ligoniel Rd

Ongoing roadworks require a lane closure on A52 Crumlin Road heading towards Belfast remaining in place to around the end of February 2021. 

The traffic signal phasing has been amended as a result of these works.

Road Users should exercise caution on approach to the temporary layout

Last updated: 26/02/2021 16:50:45

A6 Roadworks 

Hillhead Road/ Creagh Road Junction (just west of Old Thatch Inn) – Remains Closed

  • (Diversion via New Hillhead Overbridge, A6 Dual Carriageway, New Creagh Overbridge)

B18 between Creagh Roundabout and Shivers Business Park – Remains Closed

  • (Diversion via Toome Town Centre, Roguery Road, Brecart Roundabout, A6 Toome Bypass, New Creagh Overbridge, Creagh Roundabout)

Mon 15/02/2021 7am for 3 days Continuously

Creagh Roundabout (adjacent to The ELK) - Partial Closure & 2-Way Traffic Lights.

Access will still be Open to/ from A6 Hillhead Road and Creagh Industrial Park, but Closed to/ from Toome and New Creagh Junction.

Diversion via Creagh Roundabout, A6 Hillhead Road, Deerpark Road, New Deerpark Junction, New A6 Dual Carriageway, New Creagh Junction



Please see below planned TTM for the A6D2D scheme W/C- 01/03/21


  • Mainline traffic switch onto new Westbound Carriageway from Baranailt Rd to Killaloo (This was planned for today but has been put back a week)

Mon-Fri Continuous

  • Lane closure Tirbracken Rd, From Gortica Rd to A6 mainline

Mon-Fri 0930-1600

  • Lane closure A6 mainline between Gortilea Rd and A6 Tamnaherin Rd


  • Closure of Lismacarol Rd from A6 to Tirbracken Rd

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

  • Fawney Haul Crossing
  • Feeny Rd Haul Crossing

Continuous –

  • Tamnaherin Rd Closure
  • Ballyhanedin Rd Closure
  • Ardmore Rd  Closure
  • Baranailt Rd South Closure
  • Mavis Rd Closure
  • Gulf Rd Closure
  • Gortilea Rd Closure
  • A6 Mainline Hard shoulder Closure, West bound and Eastbound, from Foreglen Rd to Gulf Rd
  • Killunaught 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
Last updated: 04/01/2021 12:29:36

Until further notice the Black’s Road and Cairnshill Park & Rides will be closed each evening at 7.30pm.

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