Welcome to TrafficwatchNI

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

23/05/2015 17:01:34

General Traffic News

Traffic updates will resume here on Tuesday at 7:30am. However for overnight and weekend '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.

21/05/2015 10:35:21

A501 Colinglen Road, Dunmurry - Closure

At Dunmurry, outside Lisburn, the A501 Colinglen Road will be closed over the weekend from 6am Saturday 23 May to 6pm Sunday 24 May between Pond Park Road and Colinmill Road due to roadworks. Allow extra time for diversions.

21/05/2015 10:35:25

Roadworks - Steeple Road Closure, Antrim

In County Antrim, as part of ongoing works to improvements of the signalised junction at B518 Stiles Way and Steeple Road in Antrim, Steeple Road will be closed between Stiles Way and Bush Manor from Monday 25 May to Sunday 14 June (3 weeks).

There will be no access to Antrim Town from the M2 at J7 (Antrim Hospital). Northbound traffic on the M2 should use J6 (Rathbeg) instead. Southbound traffic on the M22 should use J1 (Dunsilly).

21/05/2015 10:35:25

Walk to School Week 2015

Walk to School Week 2015 will be taking place right across Northern Ireland this year from May 18 – 22 and Transport Minister Danny Kennedy is urging all road users to take extra care.

Walk to School Week will see more children than usual walking to and from school as part of an initiative which aims to help pupils discover the health, social and environmental benefits of walking.

Drivers are being asked to take extra care to help make the roads safe by reducing speed, especially around local schools.

To find out more see Walk to School Week or to receive support material to promote walking to school children, contact Travelwise NI on 028 9054 0096 or email travelwiseni@drdni.gov.uk

21/05/2015 13:58:43

Irish Open 2015 - 28th to 31 May

The Irish Open 2015 will be held at Royal County Down Golf Club, Newcastle, from Thursday 28 to Sunday 31 May. The event will attract large crowds and heavy traffic. There will be no public parking at Royal County Down Golf Club. For getting there:

  • Additional Belfast to Newcastle Ulsterbus services every half hour during peak times from 26 – 31 May
  • Additional Newry to Newcastle Ulsterbus services hourly during peak times from 26 – 31 May
  • Special coaches will operate from towns and cities across Northern Ireland from 28 – 31 May, available to book online at www.translink.co.uk/irishopen/
  • Scheduled rail services across Northern Ireland to Belfast and Newry with onward travel to Newcastle with Ulsterbus.
  • For those travelling by car, a Park & Ride shuttle bus will operate from Northfield on the Castlewellan Road. A Park & Walk facility will be located at Donard Park (Free) and Bryansford GAC (Pre-Paid). Drivers are asked to follow the AA signage to the available car parks.

See Irish Open for full details on how to get there.

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