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Last updated: 19/06/2019 20:59:51

No reports of any incidents or delays at this time.

Last updated: 19/06/2019 20:54:22

Co Down - Ballynahinch

Carriageway resurfacing works commenced at 7.00pm on Monday 17 June 2019 on Route A24 - Harmony Road / Windmill Street in Ballynahinch Town. 

Due to the nature of the scheme it will be necessary to operate an evening and overnight road closure from Monday 17th June to Saturday 22nd June daily between the hours of 7.00pm and 6.00am.  During these times a diversion will be in place:-

  • South-bound traffic being diverted through Crossgar via the B7 Crossgar Road / Vale Road / Cahard Road, A7 Saintfield Road / Downpatrick Street / Downpatrick Road, B2 Annacloy Road / Downpatrick Road and A24 Church Road / High Street.
  • North-bound traffic on the A24 will remain unaffected.

Diversionary routes will be clearly signed and local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the works.  

The Department has carefully programmed the work and traffic management arrangements to minimise any inconvenience, however, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when planning their journeys.

Last updated: 19/06/2019 20:54:25

As part of road safety and traffic management for Belsonic 2019 at the Ormeau Park 

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 20th Friday 21st Saturday 22nd June each night from 16:00 to 00:00 (Midnight)  - 3 Nights 
  • Tuesday 25th Wednesday 26th Thursday 27th & Friday 28th June each night from 16:00 to 00:00 (Midnight)  - 4 Nights 

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

  • From Ormeau Road - Ormeau Road to Ravenhill Road.      
  • From Ravenhill Road - Ravenhill Road to Ormeau Road

Click here to link to a key Belsonic Information Sheet including Car / Bus parking Taxi`s provided by the Promotor   

Last updated: 19/06/2019 20:54:31

Co Londonderry - NI Water  is upgrading the existing storm sewerage system in Main Street, Ballykelly.

Works will commence on Saturday 22 June 2019 and continue until the end of August, with works 7 days a week, with extended working hours from 7am to 11pm.

Following extensive consultations to minimise the works impact of these works on residents, businesses and road users, works have been programmed to be completed during the summer months when traffic flows are lightest, however some level of disruption should be expected.

It will be necessary to have a temporary lane closure, while work is undertaken in Phases, progressing along the Main Street. 

Traffic flows through Ballykelly Village will be maintained throughout with the use of temporary traffic controls. Significant traffic delays are expected during these works, road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey, or if possible take an alternative route.

Last updated: 19/06/2019 20:54:31

Co Down  - A resurfacing scheme on the Crawfordsburn Road in Newtownards which commenced on Monday 29 April 2019 is now entering its final stage and dependent on favourable weather is expected to be completed by Sunday 23 June 2019

To facilitate the works the following traffic management arrangements will be in place over the next few weeks :

  • a rolling lane closure with temporary traffic control between Crawfordsburn Road junction with Hardford Link and its junction with Saratoga Avenue will continue from Monday to Friday between 7 am and 4.30 pm until 23 June.
  • Sunday 23 June, 7 am – 10 pm, Newtownards will be closed to through traffic.

During the closure times a two-way diversion will be in place via Belfast Road, Holywood Road and Ballysallagh Road.

  • A21 Comber Road and Comber Road roundabout, Newtownards will be closed to through traffic from its junction with Cambourne Road to its junction with Jubilee Road from 7.00pm to 6.00am daily from Sunday 23 June 2019 to Friday 28 June 2019
  • In addition the A20 Messines Road and Castlebawn Road, Newtownards will be closed to through traffic, from the junction with Scrabo Road roundabout to the junction with Castlebawn roundabout (Tescos) at the above times.

Diversion routes will be signed.

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.

Dfi Roads has programmed the work and traffic management arrangements to minimise any inconvenience, however, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when planning any journeys

Last updated: 19/06/2019 20:07:02

NI Water Works Ormeau Road / Ormeau Avenue Junction - Ormeau Sewerage Improvement Scheme

NI Water has identified a section of sewer in the Lower Ormeau Road (close to the junction with Ormeau Avenue), that requires urgent replacement

Work will therefore begin on the left turning lane from the Ormeau Road into Ormeau Avenue during the week commencing 24th June 2019.

During this phase of work there will be no access to Ormeau Avenue from the Ormeau Road, a diversion route will be signposted via Cromac Street /  May Street / Adelaide Street. Once this section is complete, work will progress out onto the Ormeau Road where a lane closure will be in place.

Traffic flow will be maintained during this phase using temporary traffic signals. Traffic delays around this junction are expected during this time. It is anticipated that this work will take approximately 6 weeks to complete, with work suspended during the July holidays form 5th – 22nd July.

NI Water will continue do everything that we can to keep all disruption to a minimum for the remainder of the works.

Last updated: 15/06/2019 10:04:23

Co Londonderry - Bellshill Road North - Full Closure - Mon 3rd June for 2 Weeks

  • Diversion route via A6 Mainline, Castledawson Roundabout, Castledawson Main Street

Co Londonderry - Creagh Hill – Full Closure at Deerpark Junction - from Mon 25 February for 12 Months 

  • Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road
Last updated: 13/06/2019 18:43:30

Co Fermanagh - A34 Lisnagole Road Lisnaskea

will be Closed from Tuesday 7th May to Thursday 29 August 2019

from its junction with Gola Road Lisnaskea to Maguiresbridge 

Diversions will be in place however delays of up to 15 minutes are possible at peak periods

Last updated: 13/06/2019 18:43:34

C270 Glen Road, Comber will be closed to through traffic from its junction with Ballystockart Road to its junction with Railway Street from 9:00 am to 4:30pm on weekdays from Monday 27 May 2019 to Friday 21 June 2019.

During the closure times a two-way diversion will be in place via Railway Street, Ballygowan Road, Hillsborough Road, Moneyreagh Road, Gransha Road and Glen Road. The diversionary routes will be clearly signed and local access for residents and businesses will be maintained at all times during the works.

Last updated: 13/06/2019 18:43:34

Fermanagh and Omagh East Surface Dressing - Summer 2019

Carriageway Surface Dressing operations will take place in the Fermanagh and Omagh East Section Area on B, C and U Class routes between Wednesday 12 June and Thursday 11 July 2019 (this takes in towns in the Omagh & Drumquin area) 

  1. Road closures for surface dressing are generally of short duration. The work is weather dependent and may occur on any day within the specified period.
  2. Diversionary routes will not be signposted.
  3. Emergency services, school buses and local access will be accommodated at all times.
Last updated: 11/06/2019 19:50:52

Carriageway Surface Dressing operations will take place in the Londonderry and Strabane Section Area on U and C Class routes between Monday 13 May and Thursday 11 July 2019

  1. Road closures for surface dressing are generally of short duration. The work is weather dependent and may occur on any day within the specified period.
  2. Diversionary routes will not be signposted.
  3. Emergency services, school buses and local access will be accommodated at all times.
Last updated: 11/06/2019 19:50:52

Mid Ulster South Surface Dressing - Summer 2019

Carriageway Surface Dressing operations will take place in the Mid Ulster South Section Area on B, C and U Class routes between Monday 10 June and Friday 2 August 2019

(Mid Ulster South takes in Dungannon, Coalisland, Donaghmore, Castlecaulfield, Moy, Ballygawley, Augher, Clogher, Fivemiletown, Aughnacloy, Caledon)

  1. Road closures for surface dressing are generally of short duration. The work is weather dependent and may occur on any day within the specified period.
  2. Diversionary routes will not be signposted.
  3. Emergency services, school buses and local access will be accommodated at all times.

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