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December 02, 2019

Keep up to date with the latest developments and Traffic Management on the A6 Dualling Scheme during December 2019 & January 2020

December 2019 / January 2020 Traffic Management News

Bellshill Road North - Permanent Closure Re-scheduled 

BELLSHILL RD (N) -NEW ROAD LAYOUT

The Bellshill Road North existing entrance to A6 Mainline will be permanently closed from 2 December 2019 as part of the new permanent road layout, access will then be available by the new Bellshill / Annaghmore Junction, with overbridge and on-slips/ off-slips in use.**

**Bellshill Eastbound on-slip (on-slip will be a ‘give way’ arrangement for 10 months) and Eastbound offslip will open Mon 02 Dec, Bellshill Westbound on-slip (on-slip will be a ‘give way’ arrangement for 10 months) and Westbound offslip will open Wed 11 Dec (Please note, this will mean that Bellshill Westbound on-slip and off-slip will remain closed on Mon 02 and Tue 03 Dec, diversion route will be via Annaghmore Road South, Aughrim Road, Magherafelt Bypass, Castledawson Roundabout and vice versa)

 

Creagh Road / Creagh Hill Road- NIW Interruption

CREAGH RD  / CREAGH HILL RD - NIW WATER INTERRUPTION

A water shutdown has been planned  to facilitate a new water connection, due to take place from 9 am - 4pm Tuesday 10 December 2019 affecting properties on the Creagh Road , Creagh Hill Road and Hillhead Road. 

 

Brough Road - Temporary Traffic Management Change

BROUGH RD (S) / THE CAIRNS  -NEW ROAD LAYOUT

A temporary access will be created at the Brough RD (S) / The Cairns Junction to maintain local access during tie-in works and permanent construction works.  The temporary road will be opened to local traffic from 6 January 2020 for Approx 8 - 10 weeks.

  • Construction of temporary access road 4 – 6 December
  • Brough Road surfacing works  Monday 9 December
  • Surfacing of temporary access road Tuesday 10 December

 

Brough Road (S) - NIW Interruption - Rescheduled

BROUGH RD (S) - NIW WATER INTERRUPTION RESCHEDULED 

A water shutdown is  due to take place from 9 am - 4pm Tuesday 7 January 2020 affecting properties on the Brough Road South, the Interruption has been planned to facilitate a new water connection,

 Please visit the Northern Ireland Water service updates for live information www.niwater.com/current-service-updates.aspx

 

Glenshane Road - Hard Shoulder Closure

GLENSHANE RD - HARD SHOULDER CLOSURE 

100m of the  hard shoulder on the Glenshane approach to the Castledawson Roundabout will be closed from Tuesday 7 January 2020 for approx 12 weeks to  facilitate the permanent installation of a VMS sign and lay-by construction.

 

Toome Bypass- Temporary Closure 

TOOME BYPASS  -  FULL ROAD CLOSURE

The Toome Bypass  will be closed in both directions from the Creagh Roundabout - Brecart Roundabout from 12noon - 4pm Sunday 19 January 2020 

Diversion via Blackpark Road, Creagh Road, B18, Roguery Road, Brecart Roundabout

 

Hillhead Road- Temporary Closure 

HILLHEAD ROAD  -  FULL ROAD CLOSURE

The Hillhead Road will be fully closed for approx 8 weeks from Monday 21 January 2020 to facilitate tie - in works for the new Hillhead Road Overbridge. Local access and access to local businesses will be maintained via diversion routes below 

 

TRANSLINK - PASSENGER NOTICE - SERVICE 110

DUE TO ROADWORKS COMMENCING 20TH JANUARY 2020 ALL SERVICE 110 BUS STOPS BETWEEN CASTLEDAWSON PARKER AVENUE – THE THATCH BAR (MONTGOMERYS) WILL BE SUSPENDED FOR EIGHT WEEKS.  SERVICES WILL OPERATE VIA BELLSHILL ROAD, A6 AND CONTINUE AS NORMAL. 

PASSENGERS WHO WOULD USUALLY BOARD BETWEEN THE THATCH BAR AND HILLHEAD SHOULD MAKE THEIR WAY TO THE BUS STOP/SHELTER ON THE A6 AT BROUGH ROAD OR HILLHEAD CROSSROADS. 

TRANSLINK APOLOGISES FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE THAT THIS MAY CAUSE.

 

Looking further ahead ...

 

Castledawson Roundabout -lane restrictions

CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT - ONE LANE 

The Graham Farrans Joint Venture will be required to reduce the Castledawson Roundabout to one lane and all approaches to one lane during necessary construction works on various dates throughout 2020.

 

Deerpark Road- Temporary Closure 

DEERPARK ROAD  - TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The Deerpark Road will be fully closed for approx 8 weeks in Spring 2020 to facilitate tie - in works for the new Deerpark Road Overbridge. Local access and access to local businesses will be maintained via diversion routes.