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Last updated: 20/05/2024 01:06:45

Mayobridge - The Hilltown Road in Mayobridge has now reopened


Ballymena - Pedestrian crossing on Queens Road currently all out. Unlikely to be fixed before Monday. Please slow down and be prepared to stop / give way.


Coleraine - Road users are advised that the traffic signals at the junction of the Strand Road and Waterside Street Coleraine are OUT. Drivers are advised to approach with caution and be prepared to stop and give way until we can have these repaired.


No reports of any other unusual incidents or delays.

Last updated: 17/05/2024 15:10:49

Resurfacing work has commenced on the A2 Shore Road, Rostrevor, between Mary Street/A2 Warrenpoint Road Roundabout for a distance of 320m. Works started on 8 April and will continue until 26 May. Motorists are advised to allow additional time for their journey. 


There will be a night time closure from Monday 7 May for 4 consecutive nights 19:00 – 06:00


as well as two Sunday Road closures on 19 and 26 May 08:00 – 20:00, diversions will be signposted.  

Last updated: 17/05/2024 15:10:49

As the Department continues to monitor the landslide at The A2 Shore Road, Rostrevor, it will continue to operate under a lane closure.  

Last updated: 16/05/2024 06:51:11

A major maintenance scheme on the M3 Lagan Bridge is to commence on 24 May 2024 with road and lane closures scheduled throughout the summer. 


The improvement work involves replacement of 10 bridge bearings along the M3 Lagan Bridge which will ensure that the structure remains in a sound condition to manage traffic levels along this key route.


The first weekend road closure will be on the westbound carriageway from 9pm on Friday 24 May 2024 until 6am on 27 May 2024 when access to the bridge from the A2 Sydenham Bypass will be reduced to one lane with all traffic leaving at Nelson Street Off Slip. There will be no access to M3 bridge from Middlepath Street during this period.


During this time a diversion will be signed from A2 Sydenham Bypass to M2 Foreshore and will include

  • Bridge End Flyover, Bridge End, Queen’s Bridge, Ann Street, Victoria Street, Dunbar Link, Great Patrick Street and York Street.

Subject to favourable weather conditions further work is also scheduled to take place during July and August with lane and road closures in operation over the weekend of

  • 19 - 22 July 2024
  • 26 - 29 July 2024
  • 2 – 5 August 2024
  • 9 – 12 August 2024
  • 16 – 19 August 2024

The Department will issue further advice to road users on these plans closer to the time.


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 route which will be clearly signed on the approaches to the closure.


For traffic information about this and other improvement schemes visit: www.trafficwatchni.com

Last updated: 11/05/2024 07:26:53

Grosvenor Road lane closure for Public Realm Improvement Programme

 

Belfast - as part of the Belfast Grand Central Station project, there will be significant investment in public realm improvement works around the new station to enhance walking routes, accessibility and cycling.

 

To complete these works requires a lane and footpath closure heading west on Grosvenor Road. The closure will begin before the Durham Street junction and end at the junction with the A12 (Westlink).

 

This lane and footpath closure will commence on Monday, 15th April and is planned for a duration of around three months.

 

The left turn onto Durham Street and onto the A12 (Westlink) slip road from Grosvenor Road will remain operational throughout this period.

 

This closure is necessary to enable these essential street works to be carried out efficiently and safely. Other lane and footpath closures associated with this public realm improvement programme will be notified in due course.

 

Translink is encouraging people to consider using public transport to access the city during these works as road users may expect some delays.

Last updated: 11/05/2024 07:26:24

Resurfacing work has commenced on the A25 Rathfriland Road, between Creive Road & Rathfriland Road roundabout - works started on 7th May and will continue until 5th July with daily lane closures in operation from 09:15 to 16:30 daily Mon-Fri , delays of between 5-15 mins are expected.


Motorists are advised to allow additional time for their journey.


There will be a number of nightly & Sunday closures with dates to be confirmed and diversions will be signposted, these closures will be updated later.

Last updated: 17/05/2024 13:43:39

Phoenix Energy are carrying out essential planned reinforcement of their network in Belfast city centre and South Belfast between May and August, and will be carried out in small sections, across four phases.


Phase 1

1.2) Hamilton Street - Road Closure 17th - 26th May


Phase 2

  • Dromara Street - 27 May - 2 June
  • Balfour Avenue to Hatfield Street Road Closure 3 - 9 June
  • Balfour Avenue (Hatfield to Cooke) Road Closure 10-16 June
  • Cooke Street, Road Closure 17 - 27 June
  • Ormeau Crossing, lane closure 21 - 23 June


Further details are available at Phoenix Gas 2024 Reinforcement

Last updated: 07/05/2024 21:13:12

Road improvement scheme for the Hilden area of Lisburn

 

Lisburn - A carriageway and footway resurfacing scheme for the Hilden area of Lisburn will commence on Monday 22 April 2024 from Millbrook Walk to Grand Street and includes Wilson Street.

 

To facilitate the scheme, Roseville Park, Roseville Walk, Barley Hill and Huguenot Drive will be CLOSED (Mon to Fri only). 


between 7.30am and 5.30pm from Monday 22 April 2024 until Friday 20 September 2024


  • During periods of closure a diversion will operate via Victoria Crescent - Wesley Street - Low Road - Grand Street and vice versa.

 

Road users should expect some delays and are advised to allow additional time when travelling in the vicinity of the works and to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions.  

Last updated: 07/05/2024 21:13:04

Hillsborough - a carriageway and footway resurfacing scheme on B177 Dromore Road, will commence on Monday 22 April 2024. Subject to favourable weather conditions, the works will be substantially complete by Friday 2 August 2024

 

The resurfacing scheme, which extends from 250m from the junction of the Dromore Road, Royal Hillsborough to the Edentrillick Road junction.


To facilitate the scheme, it will be necessary to implement weekday road closures


between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm for the duration of the works along this stretch

  • from Monday 22 April 2024 until Friday 10 May 2024,
  • from Monday 20 May 2024 until Friday 5 July 2024
  • from Monday 22 July 2024 until Friday 2 August 2024.

 

During periods of closure a diversion will operate

  • via A1 - Hillsborough Road, Dromore - B2 Ballynahinch Road and vice versa.

 

Road users should expect some delays and are advised to allow additional time when travelling in the vicinity of the works and to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions. 


Last updated: 07/05/2024 21:13:02

A carriageway resurfacing scheme on the C298 Mealough Road, Carryduff will commence on Monday 11 March 2024.  


The resurfacing scheme, which will extend from 300 metres from the junction of A24 Saintfield Road to 350 metres beyond the junction of the Upper Mealough Road, will deliver significant benefits for road users.

 

To facilitate the scheme, it will be necessary to implement weekday road closures between the hours of 8.00am and 5.00pm for the duration of the works from Mealough Drive to Moorcroft Road from Monday 11 March 2024 until Friday 24 May 2024.


During periods of closure a diversion will operate via the Mealough Road - Front Road - Comber Road – B178 Hillsborough Road - A24 Ballynahinch Road - A24 Saintfield Road and vice versa. Local access for residents and emergency services will be maintained at all times.

 


The Department has programmed the work operations and traffic management arrangements to minimise inconvenience however, road users should expect some delays and are advised to allow additional time when travelling in the vicinity of the works and are asked to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions. 

 

Subject to favourable weather conditions, the works will be substantially complete by Friday 24 May 2024, however the Department will keep the public informed of any change. 

Last updated: 03/05/2024 13:34:48

Co Tyrone - Road users are advised that the Meenagorp Road in Plumbridge is closed due to a collapse Bridge, Diversions in place, Allow extra time for your journey

Last updated: 03/05/2024 13:35:05

B15 Glenshesk Road, Ballycastle (between Glenbank Road and Greenan Road) remains closed due to a landslide / partial road collapse on Wednesday 27 March 24.


The road may be closed for the foreseeable future given the severity of the collapse.


Road users should avoid the area and seek an alternative route for their journey.

Last updated: 03/05/2024 13:35:07

Co Antrim - the B90 Upper Road, Greenisland will be closed to vehicular traffic daily, weekdays from its junction with Station Road, Greenisland to its junction with Woodburn Road, Carrickfergus.


  • from Tuesday 19 March to Monday 17 June 2024
  • from 09:30 to 16:30 hours

for carriageway reconstruction work.

 

Diversions in place at these times using

  • Prospect Road - Woodburn Rd – Belfast Road – Station Road and vice versa.
Last updated: 03/05/2024 13:35:08

Co Antrim - the C76 Knockmore Park, Greenisland will be closed to vehicular traffic daily, weekdays from its junction with Upper Road to the level crossing Trooperslane


  • from Tuesday 19 March to Monday 17 June 2024
  • from 09:30 to 16:30 hours

for carriageway reconstruction work.

 

Diversions in place at these times using

  • Trooperslane – Belfast Road – Woodburn Road – Prospect Road – Upper Road.

Last updated: 03/05/2024 13:40:33

Castlereagh - NIE will be carrying out essential maintenance works at the Hospital/Milltown/Purdysburn Road junction on the 2nd July 2024.


To enable the works to be completed the network supply to the traffic signals will have to be shut down for a period of time between 09:00am - 18:00pm.


Provisions will be put in place to ensure the traffic signals operate as normal during the course of the works.

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.