A6 Randalstown - Castledawson Dualling Scheme

Delivered by the Department for Infrastructure the A6 Dualling Scheme will upgrade 14.7 kilometres of  Transport Corridor between Randalstown and Castledawson, a route used by 18,000 vehicles each day, which often experiences congestion at key times.

Graham Farrans Joint Venture have been awarded the contract of this essential work, which once completed, will bring long term social and economic benefits to the local area.

The flagship investment of £160m will strengthen the links between Belfast and Derry/ Londonderry and will bring the long term benefits to road users and the local community of reduced journey times and improved road safety.

Work is being carried out on an area based construction programme and is expected to be completed by 2021.

Alerts & Updates

  • A6 Castledawson Roundabout CLOSURE - 4am to 2pm Sunday 19 May 19
    To facilitate the lift of 2 pedestrian over bridges. Diversions will be in place to facilitate access for local traffic
  • The Bellshill Road (N) closure EXTENDED by a further 6 weeks.
    The Bellshill Road (N) was due to be closed for 10 weeks from 25 February 2019, the closure has now been EXTENDED by a further 6 weeks
  • Annaghmore Road (N) Permanent Closure - Mid June 2019
    The Annaghmore Road will be permanently closed to the A6 Mainline, with local access now being provided by the Bellshill Link Road.

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Principal Contractor
Design Consultants
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