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April 01, 2019

Keep up to date with the latest developments and Traffic Management on the A6 Dualling Scheme during April

Traffic Management News 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)