Traffic News

Last updated: 26/11/2020 15:45:48

Tattygare Road ,Lisbellaw

There has been a major water main burst on the Tattygar Road, Lisbellaw.

A local diversion has been put in place. Diversion from C416 Tattygar Rd., via U9542 Ballylucas Rd., U9615 Topped Mountain Rd., to the C416 Tattygar Rd. and vice versa
 
Last updated: 26/11/2020 21:51:59

No reports of any incidents or delays currently. 

Last updated: 26/11/2020 06:18:23

South Belfast - Work commences Monday 23 November on Ballylesson Road, between Ballynahatty Road and Milltown Hill.

The road will be closed each week day between 9:30am and 4:30pm until Friday 18 December to carry out preparatory work to the footway in advance of road resurfacing early next year.

A signed diversion will be in place via Edenderry Road and motorists should allow extra time for their journey.

Outside these times Ballylesson Road will be open but temporary traffic signal control may be in operation to ensure the safety of road users travelling past the works.

Last updated: 26/11/2020 06:18:24

Co Fermanagh Resurfacing A32 Tummery Road, Irvinestown Drumharvey

A resurfacing scheme will commence on the A32 Tummery Road in Irvinestown on Monday 23 November until Friday 4 December that will require a weekday daily road closure between the hours of 9.30 am and 4.30 pm. Subject to favourable weather conditions the first phase of the works will be completed by 5 December 2020 with a further closure taking place in the New Year.

The scheme extends for a distance of approximately 1.2 kilometres from the speed limits in Irvinestown towards Dromore and includes improvement to the Tullynincrin Road Junction.  

During the closure a two way diversion will be in operation.

Traffic travelling from Dromore will be diverted via

  • Fintona Road - Galbally Road - Main Street, Trillick - Kilskeery Road - Main Street, Ballinamallard - Enniskillen Road to A32 Mossfield Road.

Traffic travelling from Irvinestown will be diverted via

  • A35 Kesh Road; B72 Manoo Road - B4 Letterboy Road; Ederney - B4 Edenamobil Road Lack - B4 Drumlish Road to A32 Clannabogan Road.

Local access for residents will be maintained at all times although some delays may be experienced. 

The Department has carefully planned these roadworks and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise inconvenience to the public.

However 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.

For further information click Resurfacing scheme for A32 Tummery Road, Irvinestown

 

Last updated: 26/11/2020 06:18:26

Monday 23 November 2020 6am

New A6 Dual Carriageway NOW OPEN - Castledawson Roundabout to Toome

  • 1 Lane in each direction only, to allow finishes to take place
  • 40mph Speed restriction in place
  • Contraflow in place at Toome

Bellshill Road Junction Open

New Hillhead Road Junction Open

New Creagh Road Junction Open

23 November 2020 – New Dual Carriageway OPEN – Hillhead & B18 Closed

Monday 23 November for 12 Weeks

Hillhead Road/ Creagh Road/ A6 Junction - Closed

  • Diversion via Hillhead Overbridge, A6 Dual Carriageway, Creagh Overbridge

Monday 23 November 2020 for 12 Weeks

B18 between Creagh Roundabout and Shivers Buisness Park - Closed (Access to Shivers Business Park Remains Open Via Toome Main Street)

  • Diversion via Toome Town Centre, Roguery Road, Brecart Roundabout, A6 Toome Bypass, Creagh Overbridge, Creagh Roundabout
Last updated: 26/11/2020 06:18:28

Phase 2 of the road improvement scheme on the section of the A5 Omagh Road, Ballygawley between Shantavny Road and Ballynasaggart Road commenced on Thursday 15 October 2020.

There has been a slippage from the original planned programme for the works.

The final road surface and road markings will be completed the weekend of Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 November..

The road will be closed to Omagh bound traffic on this weekend.  

During this time a signed diversion will be in place via A4 Ballygawley, Augher, Clogher, Fivemiletown, Enniskillen, A32 Irvinestown, Dromore and Omagh.

The road will remain open to Belfast bound traffic but will be subject to traffic control measures including speed limit and prohibition of overtaking.

Road users are asked to avoid the route where possible and 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.

For further details click A5 Omagh Road Resurfacing 

Last updated: 26/11/2020 06:18:30

A6 CASTLEDAWSON TO RANDALSTOWN DUALLING

Creagh Hill – Full Closure at Deerpark Junction - due to open 7 December 2020

Diversion via Hillhead Road, A6 Mainline 

Deerpark Road Closed (between Bellaghy and Deerpark Road/ A6 Junction) due to open 7 December 2020  

Resident & Business Access will be maintained

Diversion via Bellaghy Main Street, Old Town Road, Hillhead Road, A6 Mainline

TOOME TO RANDALSTOWN 

B183 Moneynick Road (Drumderg Roundabout to Randalstown) - 2 Way Traffic Lights for 7 days from Sat 14 November 

ELSEWHERE ON THE A6 DUNGIVEN - DRUMAHOE

Please see below planned Temporary Traffic Management for the A6D2D scheme W/C- 16 November 2020 

Please also see attached information on the closing of the Ardmore Rd which will take place Wednesday 25th of November

Mon (0930-1600)

  • A6 mainline Traffic Control from The Beeches to Tirbracken (Drumahoe)

Wed- Fri (0930-1600) (as required)

  • A6 mainline Traffic Control from Crebarkey Rd to Muldonagh Rd

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

  • Fawney Haul Crossing
  • Feeny Rd Haul Crossing
  • Ballyhanedin Rd Haul Crossing
  • Magheramore Rd Haul Crossing

Continuous –

  • Baranailt Rd South
  • Mavis Rd closure
  • Gulf Rd Closure
  • Gortilea Rd Closure
  • A6 Mainline Hard shoulder Closure, West bound and Eastbound, from Foreglen Rd to Gulf Rd
  • Killunaught 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 Ervey Rd from A6 Glenshane Rd to Birch Rd
Last updated: 26/11/2020 06:18:30

Co Tyrone - due to concerns about a potential landslide on the Donegal side of the Border the U163 Cogary Road in Castlederg has been closed at its junction with The Meenablagh Road to the Donegal Border.

The diversion route for the closure is

  • C675 Corgary Road, U101 Castlefin Road, N15 to Ballybofey, L3014 Meenglass and vice versa.

This is a rural road with a low volume of traffic so any impact on traffic progression should be minimal. 

 

Last updated: 23/11/2020 06:22:02

LATER THIS WEEK - Blacks Road Junction Improvement Roadworks 

Road users are advised of significant traffic disruption (between 15 - 30 minutes) this weekend around Blacks Road, Old Golf Course Road and the M1 at J3 due to roadworks at the Blacks Road junction improvement scheme.

The roadworks detailed below will impact traffic from -  20:00 Friday 27 November through to 06:00 Monday 30 November 2020

1. Old Golf Course Road will be closed Countrybound 

  • between Blacks Road to Creighton Road 

A signed diversion will be in place using 

  • From Blacks Road (South bound): Blacks Road, Kingsway, Queensway, The Cutts, McKinstry Road, Creighton Road, Old Golf Course Road.

2. M1 Westbound off-slip at J3 Blacks Road will be down to one lane with traffic leaving the Motorway at J3 having to turn left onto Blacks Road to follow a diversion route along :-

  • Blacks Road, Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy Road North, Andersontown Road, Stewartstown Road, Blacks Road.

3. Blacks Road (Northbound) will closed from its Junction with Kingsway to its Junction with Old Golf Course Road 

with a signed Diversion Routes 

  • From Blacks Road (Southbound): Blacks Road, Kingsway, Queensway, The Cutts, McKinstry Road, Creighton Road, Old Golf Course Road
  • Traffic from Kingsway (Citybound): Upper Lisburn Road, Finaghy Road North, Andersontown Road, Stewartstown Road, Blacks Road

Road users are asked to allow extra time for their journey in this area and should consider using an alternative routes if at all possible.

This is the first of two consecutive weekends of roadworks in this area.

Last updated: 19/11/2020 16:23:44

South Belfast / Castlereagh road users are advised to expect delays around the main Forestside Junction on the A24 Saintfield Road / A55 Upper Knockbreda Road

due to weekday off peak lane closures (9.30 – 16.30) associated with works to upgrade the traffic signals at this junction - to 23rd November 2020.

There will be no road closures during these periods.

Disruption will be kept to a minimum but drivers are advised to allow extra time for their journey through this location.