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Last updated: 19/09/2021 18:15:17

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Last updated: 19/09/2021 12:11:49

Belfast - Ormeau Embankment, between Ravenhill Road and Ormeau Road, will be closed on the following remaining dates in September from 16:00 hrs until 23:59 hrs to facilitate traffic management measures associated with the Belsonic Events which will be held in Ormeau Park.

  • Sunday 19th
  • Friday 24th
  • Saturday 25th

Additional lane closures are also planned in the vicinity of Ormeau Park.

Last updated: 19/09/2021 12:11:51

In Belfast Hawthornden Way a resurfacing scheme is due to commence on Monday 13 September 2021.

The scheme, which extends northbound from Upper Newtownards Road to Belmont Road roundabout will be completed under overnight road closures, between the hours of 8.00 pm and 6.00 am, from Monday 13 September until Saturday 18 September. 

During these times a diversionary route will be clearly signed via Upper Newtownards Road, Newtownards Road, Bridge End, Dalton Street, Middlepath Street, Sydenham By-Pass, Belfast Road, Holywood Road and Parkway.

Completion of the work by 18 September is subject to favourable weather conditions, however, the Department will keep the public informed of any change.

Last updated: 19/09/2021 12:11:51

The resurfacing scheme at A2 Bloomfield Road, Roundabout at Bangor , which starts on Sunday 26th Sept – Thurs 07th Oct under night-time closures.

Closures are Sunday 26th Sept & Sunday 02nd Oct times are 7pm – 6am , Mon – Thursdays are 8pm – 6am each night thereafter.

Access for local residents and Bloomfield shopping centre will be maintained , as per signed diversions .

£270,000 resurfacing scheme for the A2 Bloomfield Road Roundabout, Bangor | Department for Infrastructure (

Last updated: 16/09/2021 07:38:42

Due to NIE re-cabling works from Finaghy Road North to Kennedy Way the following roads will be closed to traffic (access available to Emergency Services).

  • a section of Finaghy Road North
  • Riverdale Park East - Riverdale Park West
  • Riverdale Drive - Riverdale Gardens
  • Owenvarragh Park
  • Mooreland Crescent
  • a section of Kennedy Way

on the following remaining dates & times:-

  • Tuesday  21 September 23:00 – 06:00
  • Wednesday 22 September 23:00 – 06:00
  • Thursday 23 September 23:00 – 06:00

Diversions routes will be clearly signed however Road Users are advised to allow extra times for journeys in these areas at these times.

Last updated: 10/09/2021 15:46:53

A resurfacing scheme on the A21 Comber Road, Ballygowan will commence on Monday 13 September 2021.

The improvement work will include resurfacing of the A21 Comber Road, Ballygowan from the Ballygowan Roundabout to a point approximately 50 metres on the Ballygowan side of The Brea, a length of some 1,100 metres. 

To complete the scheme safely traffic management measures will be in place from Monday 13 September until Friday 29 October 2021.

The traffic management measures will involve full closures on the Comber Road between the hours of 9.30 am and 4:30 pm.

During these times a diversion will be in place.

  • The traffic will be diverted along A23 Belfast / Moneyreagh Road, B178 Hillsborough Road and A21 Ballygowan / Comber Road.       

The road will be open to traffic outside these hours, Monday to Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Local access for residents, and users of schools, and emergency services will be maintained at all times during the works. 

The Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise inconvenience to the public. Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey and to follow the alternative routes which will be clearly signed on the approaches to the closure.

Last updated: 10/09/2021 15:46:51

Co Armagh - A27 Market Street, Tandragee – traffic control is in place until further notice following the collapse of a building and the dangerous nature of adjacent property.

While work is ongoing to stabilise the adjacent property measures are expected to be in place for a number of weeks, this unfortunately will mean vehicular traffic will face delays as they negotiate the necessary safety cordon around the site

While the town centre of Tandragee remains open for business as usual, drivers of through traffic are advised to avoid the centre of Tandragee if possible and use an alternative route.  

Last updated: 17/09/2021 18:32:22

Please see below planned TTM for the A6D2D scheme W/C- 20/09/21

The full closure of the A6 that was planned overnight Mon 20th of Sep has been cancelled. This will be replaced with traffic control. This is for traffic transferring onto the new carriageway at Tamnaherin.

Mon-Wed off peak (as required)

  • A6 between Tamnaherin and Ardmore- lane closure with traffic control

Mon-Fri 0930-1600 Daily (as required)

  • A6 Chapel Rd (Dungiven Mainstreet)  between Priory lane and Crebarkey Rd- lane closure with traffic control

Mon-Fri 0930-1600 Daily (as required)

  • A6 Foreglen Rd between Derrychrier and Ballyhanedin Rd- lane closure with traffic control

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

  • A6 Mainline at Killaloo Haul Crossing

Continuous –

  • Ardmore Rd Closure
  • Mavis Rd Closure
  • Gulf Rd Closure
  • Killunaught Rd Closure
  • Closure of climbing lane from Ballyhanedin Rd to Muldonagh-A6
  • Closure of Ervey Rd from A6 Glenshane Rd to Birch Rd
Last updated: 07/07/2021 10:57:46

Co Londonderry - Coleraine the Bishops Road in Downhill is closed near the Junction of the A2 Seacoast Road due to fallen rocks.

The road while remain closed until Dfi Roads Staff and a specialist contractor undertake a safety inspection of the area prior to the road being reopened.

Road Users will need to find an alternative route for their journeys.

Last updated: 26/08/2021 13:05:16

Castlereagh - A major junction improvement scheme for the C298 Mealough Road at its junction with the A24 Saintfield Road  commenced on Monday 24 May 2021.

The improvement work will include road widening, realignments and upgrading of the traffic signals including pedestrian and cycle crossing facilities on both the Mealough Road and Saintfield Road.

To ensure the safety of road users and workers it will be necessary to operate a number of off peak road and lane closures and temporary speed restrictions will be in operation on the Saintfield Road. 

A closure of the C298 Mealough Road has been extended to December 2021, with the road closed from its junction with the Saintfield Road, to the Mill Road, local access is available to residents and business patrons.

Access and egress to all facilities at Let’s Go Hydro will remain accessible from Saintfield Road. All other residences/businesses within the closure will remain accessible from the Mill Road end.

Daily off-peak closures (9:30am-4:30pm) on A24 Saintfield Road will commence on Monday 7th June 2021.

Whilst the Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management with the Contractor in order to minimise inconvenience to the public, road users should expect some delays and allow additional time for journeys in this area.

The scheme is expected to be substantially complete by December 2021.

Last updated: 21/06/2021 08:37:54

Until further notice the Black’s Road and Cairnshill Park & Rides will be closed each evening at 7.30pm.

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