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Traffic News

Last updated: 19/10/2019 16:56:06

This Office is now closed - Live traffic updates will resume Monday 21st October 2019  

Normal hours of operation are 07.00 – 21.00 Mon to Fri and 09.00 – 17.00 Saturdays.

Roads Related Emergency News is updated 24/7 as necessary – and will appear on here on the TrafficwatchNI website and @Trafficwatchni on Twitter

Last updated: 19/10/2019 09:16:45

Co Antrim - the A2 Cushendall Road between Ballycastle and Cushendun/Cushendall has been closed due to a culvert collapse.  

An official signed diversion route - suitable for all types of vehicles is now in place which will take traffic towards Ballymena via the

B14 / A43 Ballyeamon Road / Glenravel Road - A26 Frosses Road - A44 Drones Road   and vice versa.

This is a lengthy detour so allow extra time for journeys in this area - it is anticipated repairs could take up to 10 days to be completed.

Last updated: 19/10/2019 09:19:13

Belfast  - A12 Westlink Overnight Closures commenced Monday evening 23 September

Westlink closed both directions 23:00 - 06:00 the next morning - Clifton Street offslip - Clifton Street onslip 

Major Maintenance Clifton Street Bridge - 23 Sept 2019 - 30 November 2019 - diversions in place at this time

  • Westbound - A12 Westbound Clifton Street offslip, Clifton Street, Carrick Hill, Millfield, Divis Street, A12 Westbound Divis Street Onslip. 
  • Eastbound - A12 Eastbound Clifton Street offslip, Clifton Street, Carrick Hill, Frederick Street, York Street.

Allow extra time for journeys in this area at these times 

Last updated: 19/10/2019 09:19:16

Castlereagh / Belfast major roadworks continue on A24 Saintfield Road between Cairnshill Road and Lenaghan Avenue.

A lane restiction is now in place on the out of town A24 Saintfield Road on the approach to the Cairnshill Road (both citybound lanes have reopened) 

A 30mph enforceable speed limit remains in place for the duration of the works.  

The scheme is expected to be completed by the end of October 2019.

Last updated: 19/10/2019 09:19:19

Newtownabbey due to a burst water main an Emergency Lane Closure with temporary traffic lights is in place on Mallusk Road between its junctions with McKinney Road and Mallusk Way until Wednesday 23rd October 2019.

Some delays can be expected at busy times of the day. 

Last updated: 19/10/2019 09:19:19

Here is a list of the temporary traffic management atrrangements for the A6 scheme for week commencing 21 October 2019 

Tuesday 1100

  • Traffic put onto Feeny Rd Diversion

Mon to Fri 09:30 to 16:00 Daily (As required)

  • A6 Mainline from Baranailt Rd to Foreglen Rd- Two way traffic control

Mon to Fri 07:00 to 18:00 Daily-

  • Feeny Rd Haul Crossing
  • A6 Mainline Haul Crossing (near Gulf Rd)
  • Tamnaherin Rd, 2 way traffic control (only as required)

Continuous –

  • Tirbracken Rd Closure
  • Gulf Rd Closure
  • Altagarran Rd Closure
  • Gortilea Rd Closure
  • A6 Mainline Hard shoulder Closure, West bound and Eastbound, from Foreglen Rd to Gulf Rd
  • Killunaught Rd Closure
  • Derrychrier Rd Closure
  • Permanent closure of Foreglen Rd
  • Closure of Lane one of climbing lane from Ardmore Rd to the Foreglen Rd
  • Foreglen Road now closed permanently at the Brackfield end of Foreglen Road .

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

  • Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road
Last updated: 18/10/2019 14:16:34

Co Down – cyclists are advised that due to resurfacing works on the A2 Warrenpoint Road Dual Carriageway (Newry bound) that the shared Hard shoulder / Cycle lane has been suspended for the duration of the works. Cyclists are advised to use an alternative route along Mound Road – Greenan Road – Old Warrenpoint Road.

The closure will remain in place until Sunday 3rd November 2019.

The information on this website is provided by DfI (Department for Infrastructure). DfI is the sole roads authority responsible for all public roads, footways, bridges and street lights in Northern Ireland.