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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.

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22/10/2014 20:52:43

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22/10/2014 15:49:42

Roadworks - A28 Gosford Road, Co Armagh

In County Armagh, there are diversions on the A28 Gosford Road (part of the Newry to Armagh road) due to resurfacing works until Wednesday 29th October.

The A28 Gosford Road is closed to Armagh bound traffic from Newry to Markethill. Traffic is being diverted at Newry via the A28 Armagh Road Roundabout, A27 Tandragee Road, A27 Poyntzpass Road, the A27 Scarva Road to Tandragee and then the B3 Markethill Road to rejoin the A28 close to Markethill.

A 30mph temporary speed limit and an overtaking ban is in place for Newry bound traffic on the A28.

These road works are expected to cause some delays and road users are asked to exercise patience and allow extra time for their journey.

22/10/2014 15:49:43

Strangford Lough Ferry Sevice

A 7.5t weight restriction is in place on the Strangford Lough Ferry Service until the end of November due to a refit of the larger ferry. There is also an extra and earlier sailing from Portaferry over this period at 7:15am Monday to Friday.

22/10/2014 15:49:43

Resurfacing - Donegall Road

In South Belfast, a resurfacing scheme is underway on the Donegall Road between Shaftesbury Square and Euterpe Street until mid November. Donegall Road will be closed over four weekends in October and November to allow final resurfacing.

The next closure will be on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October 2014 between Sandy Row and Glenmachan Street from 7am to 8pm each day.

Signed diversions via Lisburn Road, Tate’s Avenue and Glenmachan Street will be in place.

21/10/2014 20:23:52

Newry Oktober Fest 2014

The Newry Oktober Fest 2014 takes place from Thursday 23 until Saturday 26 October.

As part of event, a 5K run will be held on the Thursday evening from 7:30pm to 8:30pm. Some 500 participants will take part and the route will be Edward Street, Railway Avenue, Monaghan Street, Merchants Quay, Canal Street, Armagh Road, Craigmore Way, Camlough Road, Edward Street, Lower Catherine Street. Allow extra time if driving through the area.

21/10/2014 20:04:28

Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre

The Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre will take place in the village square on Saturday October 25 to celebrate County Armagh's distinctive local food and drink including the Armagh Bramley. As well as artisan food and drink produce on show there will be a number of events throughout the day. Expect extra traffic between 10am and 7pm.

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