Traffic Information Service
General Traffic News
This office is now closed - Live updates will resume on Wednesday 17th January 2018 at 7:30am. Normal office hours are 07:00 Monday to Friday and 09:00 - 17:00 Saturdays.
However for out of hours Winter Service and Emergency News please click on the blue button on the left of the screen.
East Belfast - Comber Greenway - Cyclists & Pedestrians
Following a review of the works schedule for the Comber Greenway, the Greenway will now not be closed on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th January 2018 between Ravenscroft to Sandown as previously notified. Further details will issue on Monday 15th January advising of a potential closure from Wednesday 17 January 2018 along with diversion information. The commencement of work is weather permitting
A6 Toome By-Pass, Westbound (off-peak) Lane Closure
From 15 Jan to 9 Feb 2018 there will be a west bound lane closure on A6 Toome By-Pass during off-peak hours.
The closure will be from 800m west of Brecart Roundabout to 600m east of Creagh Roundabout.
Traffic control will be in operation and delays are to be expected.
8 Jan - Newry Temp One-Way System Carnagat Rd to Monaghan St
Co Down - Newry - Resurfacing works commence on Hospital Road in Newry from Monaghan Street Roundabout to the main entrance to Daisy Hill Hospital on Monday 8th January 2018 for approximately 8 weeks.
A temporary one-way system, from Carnagat Road to Monaghan Street, will operate for the duration of the works and on-street parking will be temporarily restricted.
North-west bound traffic will be diverted via Camlough Road and Carnagat Road. Diversionary routes will be signed and local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the works.
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.
The Department has programmed the works operations and traffic management arrangements to minimise any inconvenience. However, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when travelling in the area especially when travelling to/from Daisy Hill Hospital.
For further information click here
M22 Contraflow at A6 Moneynick Road to April 2018
Motorists are advised that a contraflow system is in place on the M22 joining the A6 Moneynick Road until April 2018.
This is a necessary part of the ongoing A6 dual carriageway upgrade works. Road users should expect delays and leave extra time for journeys.
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
Co Fermanagh - Traffic Control A34 Lisnagole Road, Lisnaskea
In Co Fermanagh Traffic Control will be in operation at Majors Bridge on the A34 Lisnagole Road, Lisnaskea from 20 November 2017 until further notice because of a weak bridge.
Delays are to be expected when travelling in this area.
Belfast Flood Alleviation Works - Upper N`ards & Knock Roads
The main junction between Upper Newtownards Road and Knock Road has been reopened, however some lane closures remain in place between Earlswood Road and Ormiston Drive. Further information can be found here.
Co Down - A1 Slip Roads - Hillsborough Castle New Car Park
Co Down - Works commence Tuesday 13 June 2017 to construct Slip Roads into and out of the new car park for Hillsborough Castle on the A1 Hillsborough Road / Bypass on the south bound carriageway.
The works take place between the Hillsborough Roundabout and the Pantridge Link grade separated junction, with the hard shoulder being closed in the vicinity of the works and a 50mph temporary speed limit in place.
Work is expected to take up to 15 weeks to complete (although the carpark is not expected to become operational until late 2018)
- A free vehicle recovery vehicle call out will operate over the section of the southbound carriageway, in the vicinity of the works.
Motorists are asked to allow additional time for their journey and take extra care in the vicinity of the works.
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.