Traffic News

Last updated: 09/12/2019 15:38:26

Co Tyrone - In Dungannon - Bonds Bridge on the C181 Derrygally Road, is CLOSED due to damage caused by vehicle impact.

Local diversions are in place – the road will remain closed until a full assessment of the damage can be undertaken.

Last updated: 09/12/2019 20:58:34

No unusual delays have been reported.

 

Last updated: 09/12/2019 11:35:58

The Met Office has issued a Yellow warning for Northern Ireland for Wind 

for Counties Antrim & Down 

From 05:00 to 17:00 on Tuesday 10 December 2019

Very strong winds are expected during Tuesday and may cause some disruption.

What to expect

  • Some delays to road, rail, air and ferry transport are likely
  • Probably some bus and train services affected, with some journeys taking longer, made worse by spray and surface water
  • Delays for high-sided vehicles on exposed routes and bridges likely
  • Some short term loss of power and other services is possible
Last updated: 07/12/2019 10:37:34

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.

Last updated: 07/12/2019 10:37:40

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.

Last updated: 07/12/2019 10:37:42

Ards & North Down  - a resurfacing scheme on the A2 Millisle Road, Donaghadee will commence on 2nd December through to 13th December from  0930 to 1630hrs Monday to Friday each week.  

A diversion route will be in place via:- 

  • Moss Road - Ballyblack Road East - Upp Gransha Road - Cotton Road - Newtownards Road - Moat Road - Bridge Street - New Street - High Street - Millisle Road
Last updated: 07/12/2019 10:37:42

Mon 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)

Mon 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 02 December 2019

Mon to Fri 09:30 to 16:00 Daily-

  • A6 Mainline, 2 way traffic control from The Beeches to the Green Rd

Mon to Fri 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)

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
  • Permanent closure of Foreglen Rd
  • Closure of Lane one 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