Keep up to date with the latest developments and Traffic Management on the A6 Dualling Scheme during April
Bellshill Road (S) Road reopened
AFTER AN EXTENDED ROAD CLOSURE THE BELLSHILL ROAD SOUTH HAS BEEN REOPENED
The Bellshill Road (S) is now open to through traffic from the A6 mainline. Upon reopening on the 5 April 2019 traffic will be directed along the new road layout, illustrated below
Toome Bypass - Closed on both directions
TOOME BYPASS CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS FROM CREAGH ROUNDABOUT - BRECART ROUNDABOUT - 1 NIGHT
The Toome bypass will be closed between Creagh Roundabout - Brecart Roundabout form 9pm Monday 8 April - 5am Tuesday 9 April 2019 to facilitate works on the areas new contra-flow traffic management system.
B18 Toome Bypass - Two -way Traffic Lights
B18 TOOME BYPASS - TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS - FROM DRUMDERG ROUND- ROUGHERY
The B18 Toome Bypass will have off peak temporary traffic lights in use from 9.30am - 4pm Monday 15 April 2019, to facilitate BT utility works
A6 Moneynick Road - Two-way Temporary Traffic Lights
A6 MONEYNICK ROAD - OFF PEAK TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS
The A6 Moneynick Road will have off peak temporary traffic lights in use from 9.30am - 4pm daily from Monday 15 April 2019 for 5 days, to facilitate BT utility works
Bellshill Road (N) - Full Road Closure ------EXTENDED------
FULL ROAD CLOSURE - BELLSHILL ROAD (N)
The Bellshill Road (N) was due to be closed for 10 weeks beginning on Monday 25 February 2019, to help facilitate works on the area's new link road. The closure has now been EXTENDED by a further 6 weeks.
- 3 weeks Full Closure from 6 May (phase 1) - local access will be maintained by existing diversion routes
- 3 weeks Closure at A6 Mainline from 27 May (phase 2) - local access will be maintained via Castledawson, no access to A6 Mainline.
Continued Closures .....
B18 Drumderg Rounabout - Full Closure
B18 TURNOFF FOR TOOME AT THE DRUMDERG ROUNDABOUT - CLOSED 8 WEEKS
The B18 turn-off for Toome at the Drumderg Roundabout will be closed for 8 weeks from 5am Monday 25 March 2019, to facilitate works on the new alignment and permanent works on the Drumderg Roundabout.
Creagh Hill Road - 12 Month Closure
Creagh Hill Road closed for 12 months
The Creagh Hill Road will be closed to through traffic for a period of 12 Months from 7am Monday 25 February 2019 to facilitate works on the Deerpark Road tie in. Local access will be maintained via the Hillhead Road.
Looking further ahead in May .....
A6 Mainline Closure - M22 Contra-flow
A6 MAINLINE CLOSURE AT M22 CONTRA-FLOW - 1 NIGHT
The A6 Mainline will be closed from Junction 2 M22 - Drumderg Roundabout from 10pm Thursday 2 May 2019 - 6am Friday 3 May2019 to facilitate the change of traffic on the M22 contra-flow system from the Eastbound Carriageway to the Westbound Carriageway to assist works on the new road alignment.
A6 Mainline -Weekend Closure
A6 MAINLINE FULL CLOSURE FOR 1 WEEKEND
The A6 Mainline will be closed from M22 Junction 2 to Drumderg Roundabout from 10pm Friday 10 May - 6am Monday 13 May 2019 to facilitate finishing works on the new Drumderg Roundabout, which is expected to be fully open to live traffic from 20 May 2019 (subject to change).
Castledawson Roundabout - Weekend Closure
CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT APPROACHES - CLOSED FOR 2 DAYS
The A6 Mainline from Hillhead Road to Castledawson Roundabout, as well as other approaches to the Castledawson Roundabout will be closed on Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May 2019 to facilitate the lifting of two footbridges.
Annaghmore Road (N) - Permanent Closure
PERMANENT CLOSURE - ANNAGHMORE ROAD
The Annaghmore road will be permanently closed at the A6 Mainline from Mid June 2019 - at this point the Anaghmore - Bellshill Norther Link Road will be open to live traffic enabling local traffic to access the A6 Mainline via the Bellshill Rd. Please note at this point the Bellshill overbridge junction will not be in operation.
Toome Bypass - Contra-flow
INSTALLATION OF TEMPORARY ROUNDABOUT & CHANGE OF CONTRA_FLOW - TOOME BYPASS
The Toome Bypass Contra-flow Traffic Management system will change to the Westbound Carriageway in June 2019, at this point the Graham Farrans Joint Venture will also install a temporary roundabout at the B18/ Toome Bypass Junction (Shivers Business Park)