Last updated: 28/11/2022 06:36:30

Another mild night-Temperatures remained above freezing overnight and no salting of the scheduled road network was carried out overnight or this morning.

Read more winter service information here.

Traffic News

Last updated: 28/11/2022 09:55:28

No unusual incidents or delays to report currently.

Last updated: 28/11/2022 07:06:06

Markethill - The Seaboughan Road has been closed between the Brackly Rd and Lisnagat Rd. Flood waters have undermined the Bridge. This will be closed until further inspection early next week.

Last updated: 27/11/2022 18:28:03

Dundonald - the A22 Comber Road will have temporary traffic lights at roadworks in operation near to Millar's Forge until Tuesday 29 November while a NIE contractor investigates an electrical fault in the area.

Delays can be expected and road users are advised to allow extra time for journeys in this area.

Last updated: 21/11/2022 20:38:26

Belfast - a 6 week signal upgrade scheme on the traffic signals on Finaghy Road South at the Junction of Erinvale commenced on Monday 14 November 2022.

In the first phase the existing signals will be turned off at the junction from 09:30 - 16:30 each weekday with the junction working under temporary traffic lights at roadworks at these times.

Delays are possible and road users are advised to allow extra time for journeys in this area at this time.

Last updated: 26/11/2022 07:46:01

Below planned Temporary Traffic Management for the A6-D2D scheme W/C- 28 November 2022


Temporary Speed Restriction

  • The A6 between Drumahoe and Claudy Interchange is subject to a 40mph speed restriction whilst works are ongoing

  • Gulf Road - Lane Closures Monday 28/11/22 to Wednesday 30/11/22 - 08:00-17:00; Construction; Footway works
  • Ballyhanedin Road - Lane Closures Monday 28/11/22 to Friday 2/12/22 - 08:00-17:00; Construction; Footway works
  • A6 Foreglen Road westbound (between Baranauilt Road and Gortilea Road) - Lane Closures Monday 28/11/22 to Wednesday 30/11/22 - 09:30-16:00; Construction; Access Tracks
  • Tamnaherin/ Killaloo/ Claudy Interchanges - Stop/Go Lane Closures – Monday 28/11/22 to Wednesday 30/11/22 - 09:30-16:00; Road Stud Installation
  • The Oaks Overbridge/Access track - Stop/Go Lane Closures – Monday 28/11/22 to Tuesday 29/11/22 - 08:00-18:00; Construction; Surfacing


Traffic Switches

  • New A6 Mainline Various Locations throughout scheme Monday 28/11/22 to Friday 2/11/22 Lane 1/2 – Lane 2/1 Switches Eastbound and Westbound carriageways to complete various works inc. snagging works


Occasionally there may be a requirement for a lane / road closure at short notice which may not be captured above.

Last updated: 25/11/2022 19:44:04

Lisburn - the A3 Moira Road will be down to one lane Monday - Friday on the section between Knockmore Road and Hull`s Lane from Monday 7 November 2022 for 3 weeks for works by NI Water on a sewer.

Temporary Traffic signals and STOP/GO traffic controls will be in operation.

Please allow extra time for journeys in this area during the works.

Last updated: 25/11/2022 19:44:01

Co Tyrone - Mullaghteige Road, is closed 200m South of 51 Mullaghteige Road due to a Bridge collapsed.

Diversion is via the A45 Coalisland Rd and B106 Bush Rd, and Vice Versa.

Last updated: 25/11/2022 19:43:59

The Botera Upper Road is closed due to a collapsed Culvert

A diversion has been put in place along the Tattykeel RoadRodgers Road and vice Versa.

Last updated: 25/11/2022 19:43:57

Belfast Cathedral Quarter - the following roads remain closed following a building fire on Donegall Street on Monday 3 October -

  • Donegall Street (lower section) closed from Royal Avenue / York Street Junction to Talbot Street
  • Academy Street - Closed Donegall Street to Exchange Street West

Road users will need to allow extra time for journeys in this area.

The roads within the exclusion zone were closed and these roads will remain closed until the structure of the building can be deemed safe enough for them to be reopened in some capacity. 

The Department has been informed that following a meeting of the recovery coordination team on Friday 7 October that the roads will remain closed - w/c Monday 24 October 2022.

Last updated: 25/11/2022 19:43:56

A6 Glenshane Road, Castledawson - Resurfacing Scheme - New weekday traffic management arrangements / lane closure

Due to continuing high vehicle speeds through the current temporary traffic management arrangement and road safety concerns the Department have been forced to implement a one way lane closure

This will commence on Thursday 6th October 2022.


  • From 9:30am to 6pm each day Magherafelt and Belfast bound traffic will be diverted via Knockloughrim and the Hillhead Road. 

  • Vehicles wishing to travel to Magherafelt can travel through Castledawson with Belfast traffic staying on the Hillhead Road to the A6 Hillhead Road on slip. Advance warning signs will be provided.


  • Maghera / Dungiven bound traffic will still be able to use the A6 Glenshane Road but should exercise greater caution through the temporary traffic management and strictly adhere to the 40mph speed limit.


Full road closures will still be necessary at weekends and we will keep the public informed of these in advance.

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.