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General Traffic News
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Roadworks - Gilnahirk Rd, Castlereagh
A Carriageway and footway resurfacing scheme on a section of the Gilnahirk Road, from the Lower Braniel Road to Elsmere Heights, is due to begin on Monday 2 March 2015. The scheme should be completed by the end of March.
The works on the road will be carried out in two phases:
• A one-way closure (countrybound) will initially be utilised from 7am on Monday 2 March 2015 until 6pm on Friday 27 March 2015. A diversion route will be signed and local access for residents will be maintained.
• Final resurfacing will be undertaken over one week towards the end of the scheme. This work will be carried out using road closures and a diversion route will be signed. Local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the scheme.
The dates of the road closures will be dependent on the progress of the scheme and also on favourable weather conditions, and details will be advertised on the TrafficwatchNI website (www.trafficwatchni.com) when dates are confirmed.
In order to help ensure the safety of road users and road workers the public is asked to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions and to drive with care when travelling through, or in the vicinity, of the works.
Whilst TransportNI has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise any inconvenience to the public, motorists should expect delays and allow additional time when planning any journey.
Resurfacing - A20 Upper Newtownards Road
In East Belfast, the A20 Upper Newtownards Road will be closed to traffic between Sandown Road and Knock Road for resurfacing on Sunday 1 March from 7am to 6pm. The road will also be closed on Sunday 8 March to complete the works. Diversions will be signposted - allow extra time for your journey.
M2 southbound offslip J5 Templepatrick - Roadworks
The M2 southbound (towards Belfast) off-slip at Junction 5 Templepatrick is closed to traffic wishing to turn right towards Templepatrick. This is to facilitate major roadworks on the A57 Ballyclare Road. Alternative routes are signed via Junction 6 (Rathbeg). Allow extra time. The off slip is open to traffic turning left towards Larne.
Roadworks Bells Bridge Roundabout, Belfast
In East Belfast, a road improvement scheme is taking place on Bells Bridge Roundabout (junction Cregagh Road and Ladas Drive). This will involve a full road closure of Bells Bridge Roundabout between 6am and 10pm on Sunday 1 March (postponed from the 22 February). Diversionary routes will be signed. Expect delays and allow extra time when travelling in the area.