Traffic News

Last updated: 23/09/2019 00:06:41

Many minor roads flooded in the West of the province, particularly around Sion Mills, Strabane and Lisnaskea. Road users are advised to exercise extreme caution when travelling through flood waters as access chamber lids may have become dislodged.

Last updated: 22/09/2019 21:16:48

This Office is now closed - Live traffic updates will resume Monday 23 September  

Normal hours of operation are 07.00 – 21.00 Mon to Fri and 09.00 – 17.00 Saturdays.

Roads Related Emergency News is updated 24/7 as necessary – and will appear on the TrafficwatchNI website and @Trafficwatchni on Twitter

Last updated: 22/09/2019 16:43:20

Castlereagh - the first of two weekend closures for resurfacing commences Saturday evening 21st September 2019 

A24 Saintfield Road - will be closed continuously in both directions from its junction with Cairnshill Road to its junction with Lenaghan Park

  • from 20:00 Saturday 21st September to 18:00 Sunday 22 September 

Diversion route at these times using - Purdyburn Road - Milltown Road - A55 Belvoir Road

Road users should expect some delays and allow extra times for journeys in this area 

Last updated: 18/09/2019 12:23:48

Co Fermanagh - A34 Lisnagole Road Lisnaskea

The Majors Bridge replacement scheme continues - the bridge reopened on 16 September but has a lane closure and temporary traffic controls in place for a few more weeks.

Last updated: 18/09/2019 12:23:48

Co Antrim - a carriageway resurfacing scheme on the A44 Magheramourne Road between Armoy and Ballycastle commenced Monday 9 September 2019.

The scheme which extends a distance of approximately 2.5 kilometres from the Lagge Road Junction to the Islandarragh Road junction 

It will be necessary to operate a road closure southbound between the hours of 7.30am and 6.30pm from Monday 9 September until Sunday 29 September.

Diversion in place at these times via

  • Moyarget Road – Carrowreagh Road/Main Street, Armoy and vice versa. The road will be open outside of the times stipulated. 

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

Completion of the works by 29 September will be dependent on favourable weather conditions.

Last updated: 18/09/2019 12:23:09

Castlereagh / Belfast major roadworks on A24 Saintfield Road between Cairnshill Road and Lenaghan Avenue commenced Monday 15 July 2019

To facilitate construction and ensure the safety of workers and road users, lane closures with a 30mph speed limit will be in operation for the duration of the works. One lane in both directions will be maintained.  

The speed camera (safety camera) near Beechill Park will enforce this temporary speed limit.

The scheme is expected to be completed by the end of September.

Last updated: 18/09/2019 12:23:09

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

  • Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road

W/C 9th September Temporary Traffic Management 

Mon to Tues 09:30 to 16:00  and 1800-0600 Daily (As required)

  • A6 Mainline from Baranailt Rd to Foreglen Rd- Two way traffic control

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

  • Feeny Rd Haul Crossing
  • Magheramore Haul Crossing
  • Killunaught Haul Crossing
  • Derrychrier Rd Crossing
  • A6 Mainline Haul Crossing (near Gulf Rd)
  • Tamnaherin Rd, 2 way traffic control (only as required)

Continuous –

  • Closure of Tirbracken Rd
  • Gulf Rd Closure
  • Altagarran Rd Closure
  • Gortilea Rd Closure
  • A6 Mainline Hard shoulder Closure, West bound and Eastbound, from Foreglen Rd to Gulf Rd
  • Baranailt Rd (North) Closure