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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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18/09/2014 18:10:58

Traffic News

Traffic has now eased on all main routes across Belfast

Elsewhere, there are no other reports of unusual delays.

16/09/2014 07:49:43

Resurfacing Sandyknowes Roundabout - Glengormley

In County Antrim, resurfacing work began on Monday 15 September 2014 on Sandyknowes Roundabout (at J4 on the M2).

In order to minimise traffic disruption, all work will be carried out using overnight road closures. All approach roads to the roundabout and slip roads to / from the M2 motorway will be closed from 8pm to 6am nightly, with the exception of the north-bound dedicated off-slip to Scullions Road.

Alternative arrangements for diverted traffic will be in place and information about road closures will be prominently displayed. Road users are advised to plan their journeys and leave extra time accordingly.

The scheme is expected to be completed by Friday 26 September 2014.

The above planned dates are subject to favourable weather conditions and TransportNI will keep the public informed of any change.


13/09/2014 12:04:08

Resurfacing - Donegall Road

In South Belfast, a resurfacing scheme is underway on the Donegall Road between Shaftesbury Square and Euterpe Street and will continue until mid November.

  • Donegall Road citybound is now closed continuously until the start of October from Sandy Row to Shaftesbury Square with diversion via Sandy Row, Hope Street, Bruce Street and Dublin Road. Parking will be prohibited along this section of the Donegall Road to facilitate countrybound traffic.
  • Temporary traffic signals between Sandy Row and Euterpe Street allowing two way traffic flow from 9:30am to 4pm will be in place for the first three weeks in October.

Donegall Road will be closed over four weekends in October and November to allow final resurfacing. Signed diversion via Lisburn Road, Tate’s Avenue and Glenmachan Street. Further details will be found here closer to the time.

Expect delays and allow additional time when travelling in the area. The planned dates are subject to favourable weather conditions.

18/09/2014 15:31:02

Salmon & Whisky Festival - Bushmills

In North Antrim, the annual Salmon and Whisky Festival in Bushmills will take place from Friday 19 to Sunday 21 September. A number of events will be held including a parade through the village on Saturday 20th between 11am and 12:30pm and again from 5:30pm to 6:30pm. On the same day Ballycastle Town Market will take in the village between 12noon and 5pm. Expect extra traffic.

18/09/2014 15:30:58

Band Parade - Rathfriland

On Friday 19 September, a large band parade will be held in Rathfriland, County Down between 8pm and 11pm. There will be diversions and delays for though traffic including the A25 between Castlewellan and Newry.

18/09/2014 15:30:52

Band Parade - Castlederg

In West Tyrone on Saturday 20 September, a large parade in Castlederg will be held between 7:30pm and 11pm. Drivers on through routes should allow extra time for diversions and delays including the B72  Victoria Bridge to Ederney road.

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