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March 30, 2018

Keep up to date with upcoming traffic management activities as works continue to build momentum.

Upcoming Traffic Management News - April

Works on the A6 Randalstown – Castledawson Dualling Scheme are progressing well, with construction works on 11 of the projects 20 structures already underway.

The Graham Farrans Joint Venture will continue momentum with several upcoming road closures to facilitate the build of further structures and continuation of essential earthworks.

 

A6 Mainline Randalstown - Toome Weekend Road Closure 

ROAD CLOSURE & BEAM LIFT

The A6 Mainline between M22 Junction 2 – Drumderg Roundabout, Toome will be closed from 10pm Friday 13 April – 6am Monday 16 April to facilitate a number of essential works including; 

  • The lifting bridge beams at the new Randalstown Grade Separated Junction with 10 'W' Beams being lifted that weigh approximately  62T & 56T  and measure between 30m & 27m in length.
  • The construction of a temporary roundabout on the A6 Mainline between the Derryhollagh Rd and Dobbins Lane.
  • Works on a Watermain at the Drumderg Roundabout and the installation of a new culvert.

 Local access will be maintained via the Moneyrod Rd, Gallagh Rd and Derrygowan Road 

A6 Mainline Toome - Castledawson Temporary Traffic Lights

MOYOLA BRIDGE BEAM LIFT

There will be a temporary lane closure on the A6 Mainline, with two way traffic lights to facilitate 15 bridge beams being lifted into place on the Moyola River Bridge from Monday 16  -Wednesday 18  April 2018

The 15 W Beams are approximately  24m & 11m in length and weigh between 37T & 24T. Each beam will be lifted into place using a 500T Crane.

 

 

 

Deerpark Road Tempoary Road Closure

DEERPARK ROAD CLOSURE

As earthworks continue to progress well between the Hillhead Road an the new Creagh Junction -  the Deerpark Rd will be closed  from 6am Monday 9 April 2018 6am Monday 16 April 2018 to facilitate Haul road crossing points  to be installed.

 

Later this Month ....

 

Annaghmore Road - Temporary Road Closure

ANNAGHMORE ROAD CLOSED

The Annaghmore Road Road will be closed 6am Monday 16 April - 10pm Wednesday 18 April 2018 to facilitate essential NI Water Connection Works.

 A6 Mainline Closure Randalstown - Toome

A6 ROAD CLOSURE & FOOTBRIDGE INSTALLATION

The A6 Mainline will be closed from 6am - 6pm Sunday 22 April 2018 to facilitate the installation of bridge beams at the new Drumderg footbridge.

 

 

A6 Mainline Closure Toome - Castledawson 

A6 ROAD CLOSURE & DECK POUR

The A6 Mainline will be closed from 6am - Midnight Saturday 28 April 2018 to facilitate the concrete deck pour at the new Bellshill Bridge.

 

 

Hillhead Road  Temporary road construction - Lane closure

HILLHEAD ROAD TEMPORARY ROAD 

From Tuesday 24 April 2018 GFJV will begin the construction of a temporary road on the Hillhead Road, potentially requiring a lane closure.

 

Continuing Closures ...

A6 Mainline will be closed between 3pm - 3.30pm to facilitate blasting works in Borrow Pit P on; 

  • Saturday 14 April 2018
  • Saturday 28 April 2018
  • Saturday 12 May 2018