Welcome to TrafficwatchNI

The information on this website is provided by Transport NI of the Department for Infrastructure 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

19/06/2018 07:41:40

General Traffic News

In Greater Belfast, the following main routes are busy:

  • M1 Belfast bound from just after Lisburn towards J1 Broadway
  • M2 into town at Nelson Street
  • A12 Westlink towards the M2 and M3
  • Sydenham Bypass from Tillysburn towards Dee Street
  • A2 Belfast Road, Bangor from Rathgael Road towards Ballyrobert

Elsewhere, we have no reports of any unusual delays.

18/06/2018 11:49:58

Belfast: Lane Closure on Oxford St until 24th August 2018

Belfast: There is a lane closure on Oxford Street from Ann Street towards May Street. This lane will be closed continuously for 12 weeks until Friday 24th August 2018. Motorists should allow extra time for journeys.

This lane closure is to facilitate sewer works.

18/06/2018 11:42:37

Belsonic - Ormeau Park - June 2018

As part of road safety and traffic management for Belsonic 2018

Ormeau Embankment (from Ravenhill Road to Ormeau Road) will be closed to vehicular traffic on the following dates and times over the next few weeks

  • Thursday 21 June from 16:00 to 00.00 (Midnight) 8 Hours 
  • Saturday 23 June from 16:00 to 00:00 (Midnight) 8 hours 
  • Sunday 24 June from 16:00 to 00:00 (Midnight) 8 hours 
  • Saturday 30 June from 16:00 to 00:00 (Midnight) 8 hours

Diversions will be in place at these times using the following routes:-

  • Westbound - Ravenhill Road - Ormeau Road
  • Eastbound - Ormeau Road - Ravenhill Road  
09/06/2018 16:53:31

The Annaghmore Road (South of A6) is CLOSED from Mon 11 June

The Annaghmore Road (South of A6) is CLOSED from Monday the 11th June 2018 for 2 weeks :

Diversion via A6, Magherafelt Bypass, Aughrim Road

08/06/2018 10:53:48

North Down - A2 Cultra - Contra Flow Evenings / Overnight

North Down - Cultra - a contra flow will be in operation on the main A2 Bangor Road - Cultra at its junction with Station Road to facilitate £80,000 drainage improvement works on a 360m stretch of the Belfast bound side of the A2

The contra-flow / works will be taking place over a period of four weeks as follows:

  • Monday 4th June 2018 to Tuesday 26th June 2018 (Monday – Friday daily between 19:00hrs to 05:00hrs)

These works are planned to be carried out overnight in order to execute the works safely and to minimise disruption and inconvenience to the public. 

For the safety of all road users and road workers, a temporary 30mph speed limit will be in place.

Access will be accommodated to all affected properties over the duration of the works.

These works will undoubtable cause inconvenience to the public and we would request your patience and co-operation during construction phase. 

08/06/2018 10:53:52

Fermanagh / Omagh Surface Dressing Summer 2018

Carriageway Surface Dressing operation will take place in Fermanagh and Omagh East Section Area on U and C Class routes between Tuesday 08th May to Wednesday 08th August 2018

  1. Road closures for surface dressing are generally of short duration. The work is weather dependant and may occur on any day within the specified period.
  2. Diversionary routes will not be signposted. If further information is required please contact DFI Tel 07917156701
  3. Emergency services, school buses and local access will be accommodated at all times.
08/06/2018 10:53:52

Co Londonderry & Strabane Surface Dressing Summer 2018

Carriageway Surface Dressing operation will take place in the  Londonderry and Strabane Section Area on U and C Class routes between Thursday 07th June to Friday 06th July 2018

  1. Road closures for surface dressing are generally of short duration. The work is weather dependant and may occur on any day within the specified period.
  2. Diversionary routes will not be signposted. If further information is required please contact DFI Tel 07387259433
  3. Emergency services, school buses and local access will be accommodated at all times.
29/05/2018 14:23:24

East Belfast - Barnetts Road - Closed 21 May for 12 Weeks

East Belfast - Barnetts Road, will be closed between Kings Road and Thornhill Parade from 21 May 2018 until 12 August 2018 for footway and carriageway widening works.

Traffic will be diverted via Kings Road – Knock Road - Upper Newtownards Road and Kings Road – Old Dundonald Road – East Link Road –  Upper Newtownards Road. 

Road users should expect delays and allow extra time for journeys in the area.

 

29/05/2018 14:23:29

North Down Ballysallagh Rd Bangor Lane Closure 8 May-16 Aug

North Down - a lane closure is now in place on B170 Ballysallagh Road, Bangor from its junction with the Crawfordsburn Road and junction of the Holywood Road / Whinney Hill - for 14 weeks (16 August 2018). The lane closure is to facilitate the laying of a gas main.

Temporary traffic control will be in place, delays of up to 5 minutes are possible - Motorists are advised to allow extra time for journeys. 

22/03/2018 19:08:55

A6 Toome By-Pass Eastbound, Lane Closure, Continuously

A6 Toome By-Pass Eastbound, from A6 Creagh Roundabout to B18 Hillhead Road - Lane Closure (Continuously) from Monday 19th March to Sunday 10th June 2018

Traffic Control will be in Operation and delays can be expected.

22/03/2018 19:09:15

Belfast - Rapid Transit Scheme

Belfast Rapid Transit (BRT) is an innovative and ambitious project that will create a new and dynamic public transport system for Belfast. BRT will provide fast and reliable services connecting East and West Belfast, Titanic Quarter and key locations of economic and social activity in the city centre and along the BRT corridors.

Current work locations:

  • Falls Rd/Andersonstown Rd (Whiterock Rd to Finaghy Road North) – Off-peak lane closures expected until May 2018
  • Upper Newtownards Road (Knock Rd to Dunlady Rd) – Full time Lane closures expected until June 2018
  • Stewartstown Rd (Michael Ferguson Roundabout to McKinstry Rd) – Off-peak lane closures expected until June 2018
  • City Centre(Oxford St & East Bridge St)  - Off-peak lane closures expected until June 2018
  • BRT Halts – Short length, off-peak lane closures on all BRT routes to accommodate construction of new halts until June 2018

For the latest news please click on the link: BRT

07/07/2017 15:13:04

New on iOS & Android - Belfast Metro Bus Tracker App

Department for Infrastructure and Translink have launched an App for real time bus information at all Metro bus stops called Belfast Bus Tracker.

The App gives immediate access to real time information about bus services across the Metro network in the Greater Belfast area.

Using the built-in GPS features of your smart phone to work out where you are, the App will provide real time, audio and visual public transport information whilst at the bus stop, at home, at work or on the move.

The App is available now to download for free from iOS and Android App Stores

The App features allow you to:

  • Save your favourite stops;
  • Follow your bus on its route to your stop;
  • Find bus stops by address or near your current location; and
  • Check current and future bus schedules.

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