Welcome to TrafficwatchNI
Traffic Information Service
General Traffic News
In Greater Belfast traffic is busy on:
- A2 citybound from Holywood Exchange
- Andersonstown Road citybound
- Castlereagh Road towards the city centre
Elsewhere, no unusual delays have been reported.
For 'Winter Service and 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.
Culvert Replacement Works - Castlereagh Rd, Belfast
In East Belfast, DARD Rivers Agency are replacing a culvert on the Castlereagh Road between Grand Parade and Orby Link. The work is expected to last until early September.
A lane closure will be in place for the duration of the works, however, two lanes will continue to operate in each direction at all times. Expect delays especially at peak times. See nidirect for more details.
M2 J5 Templepatrick off slip - Closures
Due to roadworks at Ballymartin Park and Ride Car Park, both M2 off slips at Junction 5 Templepatrick will be closed over the weekend 11pm Friday 24 April until 1am Monday morning 27 April. Signposted diversions will be in place at J4 Sandyknowes and J6 Rathbeg. Allow extra time for your journey.
Resurfacing - Finaghy Road South
A resurfacing scheme on Finaghy Road South, Belfast, will start on Monday 20 April and last four weeks. Traffic control will be in place for the first 3 weeks. The road will be fully road closed on Sundays 10 and 17 May from 7am to 8pm with diversions in place.
Band Parade - Coleraine
A large band parade will take place in Coleraine on Friday 24 April between 8pm and midnight. The route includes Ballycastle Road, Railway Road, Long Commons, New Market Street, New Row, The Diamond, Bridge Street, A2 Old Bridge, Killowen Street, Waterside, and Union Street. Allow extra time for diversions if in the area.
North West Classic Tractor Road Run
Some 160 tractors are taking part in the 2015 North West Classic Tractor Road Run on Saturday 25 April. This biennial cross community event will take place on the rural roads south of Coleraine; around Aghadowey, Macosquin, Garvagh and Kilrea between 10:30am and 6pm. Other road exercise care around these slower moving vehicles.
Strabane- Lifford Half Marathon
In Co Tyrone and Co Donegal, the Strabane & Lifford cross border half marathon and fun run will be taking place on Sunday 26 April.
Starting and finishing at Railway Street the route will be Bridge Street, Bradley Way, A38 Lifford Road, N14 Letterkenney Road, A5 Strabane By Pass, Park Road to Ballymagory, B49 Woodend Road and Derry Road.
Runners will be on the roads from 11am to 3pm – drive with caution and expect diversions and delays.