Traffic News

Last updated: 30/05/2020 16:56:49

This Office is now closed - Live traffic updates will resume Monday 1st June 2020  

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 here on the TrafficwatchNI website and on our social media @TrafficwatchNI on Twitter

Last updated: 30/05/2020 09:21:11

Co Tyrone - A5 Victoria Road, Bready 

Road users are advised that a section of the A5 near Bready will be road will be closed from the junction of the Grangefoyle Road for resurfacing this weekend between 8:00 Saturday 30 May to 6.00 pm on Sunday 31 May 2020.

The following diversionary routes will be in operation. 

  • Countrybound (Southbound) traffic will be diverted via the B48 Duncastle Road, B49 Berryhill Road and B49 Woodend Road.
  • Citybound (Northbound) traffic will be diverted via the A38 Lifford Road at Strabane, N14 Letterkenny Road, R265 Clonleigh Road, R236 St. Johnston’s/Carrigans Road, A40 Mullenan Road, A40 Letterkenny Road and A40 Foyle Road.

These are significant diversions and road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey in this area.

Last updated: 30/05/2020 09:21:11

Co Down - Banbridge Area - there will be temporary road closures for patching repairs for up to 2 days on various dates during May and June 2020 (within a specified range of dates) on a number of roads in this area.

  • Lowtown Road  from Clare Road to Ballylough Road - 18th May to 1st June 2020 
  • Clare Road from Plantation Road to Banbridge Road - 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
  • Lisnaward Road between - 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
  • Ballynabragget Road to Clare Road between 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
  • Knocknagore Road between 18th May 2020 to 1st June 2020 
  • Access for emergency vehicles will be facilitated at times however other road users maybe required to follow a diversion so should allow extra time for journeys in this area. 
Last updated: 29/05/2020 16:19:04

Derry / Londonderry Area Surface Dressing - Summer 2020

Carriageway Surface Dressing operations will take place in the Derry / Londonderry Section Area on B, C and U Class routes between Monday 1 June 2020 and Saturday 11 July 2020

  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 generally not be signposted.
  3. Emergency services and local access will be accommodated at all times.
Last updated: 29/05/2020 16:19:04


From Monday 2 December 2019 for 10 Months

NEW ROAD LAYOUT - A6 Mainline - Castledawson Roundabout to Brough Road – Phase 05 (Traffic switched onto EB (1 lane) + WB (1 lane))

NEW Bellshill Junction (on-slip’s will be temporarily set-up as ‘Give-Way’) – OPEN

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

Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road

Temp Traffic Management for the A6D2D scheme  W/C-01/06/20

Mon – Fri   0930-1600 Daily (As required)

  • Two Way traffic control Baranailt Rd to Tamnaherin Rd

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

  • Feeny Rd Haul Crossing
  • A6 Mainline Haul Crossing (near Gulf Rd)
  • Ballyhanedin Rd Haul Crossing
  • Tirbracken Rd Crossing

Continuous –

  • Mavis 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
  • Closure of climbing lane from Ballyhanedin Rd to Muldonagh-A6
  • Closure of Lane one of climbing lane from Ardmore Rd to the Foreglen Rd -A6
  • Closure of Lane two of climbing lane from Ardmore Rd to the Mavis Rd -A6
  • Closure of Ervey Rd from A6 Glenshane Rd to Birch Rd
Last updated: 06/05/2020 08:37:20

Co Fermanagh  - the U9397 Coalhill Road just outside Lisnaskea has been closed due to a collapsed culvert which has created a large void in the road.

DFI Engineers will carry out a full assessment over the coming days. However, the road is likely to remain closed for some time. Please seek an alternative route.

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