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Last updated: 24/08/2019 11:34:31

Co.  Derry / Londonderry: The Tamnaherin Road from Eglinton towards the Glenshane is remains closed following a Road Traffic Collision.

PSNI ask road users to travel via an alternative route if possible.

Traffic News

Last updated: 24/08/2019 13:59:48

In the Greater Belfast traffic is busy on the following routes:

  • A12 Westlink towards M2 and M3
  • Leaving the M2 at Nelson Street
Last updated: 23/08/2019 20:26:31

Ormeau Sewerage Improvement Project - Dublin Road One-way Closure this Weekend  

Belfast City Centre - Work on a major £5 million project for the Ormeau Avenue/Dublin Road areas is now drawing to a close. Completion of the project will significantly reduce the risk of ‘out of sewer flooding’ in this area of Belfast City Centre during periods of heavy rainfall, as well as reducing Environmental pollution and improving the water quality in the Blackstaff Culvert and River Lagan.

Dublin Road 24 - 25 August 2019

Work will take place on the Dublin Road this weekend to remove manhole covers from the now redundant sections of sewer and complete road reinstatement. In order to facilitate this work, a ‘one way’ road closure will be in place over a short section of the Dublin Road between Bruce Street and Bedford Street from 7am on Saturday morning to 9pm on Sunday night. There will be no left turn onto the Dublin Road from Bruce Street during this time, and a diversion route will be clearly signposted.

Ormeau Avenue - Monday 26 - Tuesday 27 August 

Work will also take place on the left turning lane from Ormeau Avenue to the Dublin Road to remove redundant manhole covers. This will commence on Monday 26th August at 7am and continue until 9pm on Tuesday 27th August. During this time, the left turning lane onto Dublin Road will be closed, with traffic diverted onto Bedford Street.

NI Water appreciates that this work is disruptive and would like to thank residents, business and road users for their ongoing patience and cooperation during the completion of this major construction project within Belfast City Centre.

Last updated: 23/08/2019 20:26:31

South Belfast - Road users are advised to expect some traffic disruption on Saturday evening as Timmy Trumpet headlines Vital  at Boucher playing fields.

Venue open from 4pm Saturday. Those attending the event are asked to plan their journey to and from the concerts in advance. 

Those planning on getting a lift home after the concert with a friend or relative, are advised there will be a number of road closures to ensure the safe exit of people from the venue.

Police will be placing cones near the venue to maximise public safety, minimise traffic disruption and secure Emergency Vehicle Access. Motorists must comply with these restrictions.

Attending the Vital concert or arranging drop-offs / pick-ups?

There is NO parking available in the vicinity of the venue. Patrons are advised to park in the City Centre and either walk to the concert, or use the special Translink Metro and rails Services - for more information visit www.translink.co.uk

There will NOT be any ‘drop off’ points in the area of the Event Site. ‘Drop offs’ and ‘Pick ups’ should be arranged at locations well away from the Event Site.

TRAFFIC & TRAVEL - ROAD CLOSURES - At the end of the concert, strict traffic restrictions will be implemented.

  • BOTH M1 motorway offslips at Stockmans Lane / Kennedy Way will be closed between 10pm and midnight – with traffic diverted via the Broadway roundabout.
  • Boucher Road and Stockmans Lane will also be closed to traffic between 10pm and midnight at the latest.

Again, ‘Pick ups’ should be arranged at locations well away from the Event site.

Motorists must comply with directions of police officers and any mobile variable message signs or overhead gantrys on Westlink/ M1.

For more information on the concert or how to access the event, visit www.mcd.ie

Last updated: 23/08/2019 19:38:02

NEXT WEEK

Wednesday 28 August 2019 8am for 3 days

B183 Moneynick Rd - Full Closure (between Derrygowan Rd and Staffordstown Rd)

  • Diversion via A6 Dual Carriageway, M22 Motorway Southbound, M22 Jct 2 Ballygrooby offslip, Castle Road, Shanes Street, New Street

Friday 30 August 2019 10pm to Monday 02 Sept 2019 6am

B183 Moneynick Road - Full Closure (between Drumderg Roundabout and Gallagh Rd)

  • Diversion via Drumderg Roundabout, B18 Toome, Staffordstown Rd, A6 Randalstown, B183 Moneynick Rd

Monday 02 Sept 2019 for 5 days

Ballynafey Road & Ranaghan Road - Full Closure

  • Diversion via B183 Moneynick Rd, Drumderg Roundabout, B18 Toome, Staffordstown Rd

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

  • Diversion via Deerpark Road, A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road

Continuous Closures -

  • Gulf Rd Closure
  • Altagarran Rd Closure
  • Gortilea Rd Closure
  • A6 Mainline Hard shoulder Closure, West bound and Eastbound, from Foreglen Rd to Gulf Rd
  • Baranailt Rd (North) Closure
Last updated: 23/08/2019 19:38:04

North Belfast; the Ballygomartin Road is closed again this week for resurfacing work between West Circular Road and Twaddell Avenue.

Due to the nature of the scheme improvements will be carried out under a series of lane and road closures as follows:

Weekdays:

  • Monday 12 August to Tuesday 27 August from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm daily, a full road closure will be in place.

Diversionary routes will be clearly signed during periods of closure and traffic will be carefully managed to ensure access for local residents and businesses is maintained in the area for the duration of the works. 

Last updated: 23/08/2019 19:38:06

Co Armagh - a temporary road closure to Part of A3 Slip Road North (One-way in the direction of Irish Street) Armagh is now in place to 10pm on Wednesday 28th August - to facilitate NI Water Sewer Upgrade Works.

A number of diversion routes are in place :-

  • Westbound traffic - Killylea Road, Ballycrummy Road, Cathedral Road, Lower English Street, Lonsdale Road, Gosford Place, The Mall West, Barrack Street, Friary Road, Irish Street Slip Lane 
  • Eastbound traffic - Friary Road, Barrack Street, The Mall West, Gosford Place, College Street, Upper English Street, Lower English Street, Lonsdale Road, Gosford Place, The Mall West, Friary Road, Irish Street Slip Lane 

Road users in the area can expects delays of up to 15 minutes and should allow extra time for journeys in this area.

Last updated: 23/08/2019 19:38:09

Castlereagh / Belfast major roadworks on A24 Saintfield Road between Cairnshill Road and Lenaghan Avenue commenced Monday 15 July 2019

To facilitate construction and ensure the safety of workers and road users, lane closures with a 30mph speed limit will be in operation for the duration of the works. One lane in both directions will be maintained.  

The speed camera (safety camera) near Beechill Park will enforce this temporary speed limit.

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

Last updated: 23/08/2019 19:38:09

Co Fermanagh - A34 Lisnagole Road Lisnaskea

The Majors Bridge replacement scheme will now extend until 16 September. This is due to recent adverse weather conditions.

The road is currently closed 

from its junction with Gola Road Lisnaskea to Maguiresbridge 

Diversions will be in place however delays of up to 15 minutes are possible at peak periods

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