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 Mainline FULL CLOSURE between Castledawson Roundabout - Hillhead Road from 6am - 10pm Saturday 12 May
    To facilitate the removal of form work on the new Bellshill Overbridge and the installation of a new watermain duct at the Brough Road South Entrance
  • Permanent Closure of Brough Road (North) from Tuesday 8 May 2018
    To facilitate the construction of a new pedestrian footbridge and grade separated junction
  • Hillhead Road temporary diversion road Now Open
    Temporary road constructed to allow access during works

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