Winter Service and Emergency News

Last updated: 03/05/2016 22:09:25

This page is used to supplement the Traffic News page. The information provided is updated 24 hours a day, as necessary, with Winter Service details and roads related emergency situations.

Winter Service:

Nothing to report.


Emergency News:

The M1 westbound will be closed at junction 15 Stangmore roundabout from midnight tonight until 4am tomorrow Wed 4 May for essential repairs. Traffic will be diverted via the off slip and rejoin the M1 using junction 15 on slip.


County Down

B170 Ballysallagh Road closed from its junction with the C251 Crawfordsburn Road and A2 Belfast Rd.

The offical signed diversion routes are as follows :-

  • traffic travelling from the Bangor direction - A2 Bangor Road / Ballymoney Road / B170 Craigantlet Road /Crawfordsburn Road
  • from Craigantlet towards Bangor - Whinney Hill onto A2 Bangor Road, where right turning traffic can be safely accommodated through the signalised junction.

However motorists should expect delays and allow extra time for their journey. 

A2 Rostrevor Road , Warrenpoint -  REOPENED (with temporary traffic lights in operation).

County Antrim

Recent heavy rainfall has caused a landslide adjacent to the A2 Belfast Road at Whitehead point.

The original stone embankment has been undermined by rainwater and has partially failed.

Temporary traffic lights have been installed and will remain in place until engineering remedial measures are undertaken.  


In the event of flooding, if anyone is in need of rescue dial 999 otherwise telephone the Flooding Incident Line on 0300 2000 100. The Flooding Incident Line provides the public with a single point of contact to report that their property is flooded or flooding.