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The information on this website is provided by Transport NI of the Department for Regional Development in Northern Ireland. Transport NI is the sole roads authority for all public roads in Northern Ireland.
The site provides traffic news, access to images from traffic cameras and information on current and future roadworks.

Traffic Information Service

03/07/2015 10:52:49

Traffic Signals Out - Castlereagh

In Castlereagh, the traffic signals at the junctions of the A55 Milltown Rd and Belvoir Rd, as well as Purdysburn Rd/Hospital Rd are ALL OUT due to an NIE power fail. Approach the area with care.

03/07/2015 10:13:23

Ballycregagh Rd, Clough CLOSED due to road traffic collision

In County Antrim the Ballycregagh Rd, Clough closed between Clough and Cloughmills due to a serious road traffic collision. Diversions in place.

03/07/2015 12:26:50

General Traffic News

In Castlereagh, the traffic signals at the junctions of the A55 Milltown Rd and Belvoir Rd, as well as Purdysburn Rd/Hospital Rd are ALL OUT due to an NIE power fail. Approach the area with care.

Traffic is moving normally with no unusual delays or incidents to report.

For 'Emergency News', click on the blue button to the left of the screen.

For 'Strangford Lough Ferry Service Information', click on the purple button on the left of the screen.

02/07/2015 08:39:22

Lane Closure A32 Cornagrade Rd, Enniskillen

In County Fermanagh, the A32 Cornagrade Road, Enniskillen is closed (town centre direction only) at Johnston Bridges until Friday 28th August due to roadworks.

A diversion is in operation via A32 Irvinestown Rd, A32 Forthill St, Gaol Square, A4 Friths Pass, and Wellington Rd.

Delays are expected so please allow extra time for your journey when travelling in this area.

02/07/2015 20:02:28

Tall Ships and Maritime Festival Belfast 2nd - 5th July 2015

From 2 - 5 July 2015, over 50 tall ships from across the globe will anchor in Belfast for the start of The Tall Ships Races 2015 and the annual Lidl Belfast Titanic Maritime Festival.

The 2015 event is expected to attract 500,000 people, with another 500,000 watching the ships arrive and leave along the Northern Ireland coast. The ships will be berthed in and around Belfast Harbour and the Titanic Quarter area.

The festival timings are:

  •     Thursday 2 July: 12 noon - 9pm
  •     Friday 3 July: 12 noon - 9pm
  •     Saturday 4 July: 10am - 10.30pm
  •     Sunday 5 July: 10am - 4pm (Tall Ships Parade).

Getting there

With over 500,000 visitors expected to attend the festival it is recommended that visitors use public transport or the park and ride facilities and the event shuttle buses. For details click on the links below:

Please allow extra time for your journeys in and around Belfast during the Tall Ships Festival as there will be some traffic disruption.

02/07/2015 20:01:50

Pipe Band Championship - Omagh

The All-Ireland Pipe Band and Drum Major Championships will take place on Saturday, July 4 at Omagh Rugby Club just off the A5 Beltany Road (Newtownstewart side of Omagh) between 11am and 6pm.

The Omagh Agricultural Show is also taking place on Friday 3 and Saturday 4 July at the Tyrone Farming Society nearby just off the B50 Gillygooley Road.

Traffic control measures will be in place however people attending the All-Ireland Pipe Band and Drum Major Championships or Omagh Show are advised to allow extra time for parking. A free shuttle bus will be available from Omagh Bus Station throughout the Saturday afternoon to both events.

01/07/2015 20:39:10

Festival - Portrush

On the North Coast the “Pirates Off Portrush” event is taking place in the town on Saturday 4 July.

A number events will take place during the afternoon including a Grand Pirate Parade around the town between 3pm and 4:30pm. Expect extra traffic in the area. The event takes place ahead of the tall ships passing approximately five miles off the north coast the following Monday.

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