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July 01, 2019

Exciting developments continue on the A6 Randalstown - Castledawson Dualling Scheme with the announcement that live traffic will on the new dual carriageway between Randalstown - Toome in August 2019!

Traffic Management News July

Exciting developments continue on the A6 Randalstown - Castledawson Dualling Scheme with the announcement that live traffic will on the new dual carriageway between Randalstown - Toome in August 2019 as part of a phased traffic management plan, that will see traffic continue through a contra-flow system at the M22 before entering the new dual carriageway to the Drumderg roundabout.

 

Bellshill Road (S)  - Temporary Closure continues ...

TEMPORARY CLOSURE  -  BELLSHILL ROAD (S)  - 4 WEEKS

The Bellshill Road (S) will be temporarily closed at the A6 Mainline from 6am Monday 24 June 2019  for 4 weeks, to facilitate further works on the areas new link roads and new Bellshill Overbridge, Roundabou, surfacing  and Junction. With a reopening date planned for 22 July 2019 (subject to change)

 

Annaghmore Road (S)  - 2 way traffic lights

2 WAY TRAFFIC LIGHTS  -  ANNAGHMORE ROAD (S)

The Annaghmore Road (S) will have temporary two-way traffic lights in place for a period of 2 weeks from 22 July 2019. To facilitate preparation works for final surfacing in the area. 

 

Hillhead Road  - 2 way traffic lights

2 WAY TRAFFIC LIGHTS  -  HILLHEAD ROAD

The Hillhead Road will have temporary two-way traffic lights in place at a Haul Road crossing point for a period of 6 months from 1 July 2019. 

To facilitate earthworks in the area.

Toome B18 (Shivers Business Park - Toome Bypass )  - Full Closure 

1 WEEK CLOSURE  -  Toome B18 (Shivers Business Park - Toome Bypass)

The Toome B18 between Shivers Business Park - Toome Bypass will be  temporarily closed for 1 week from 22 July 2019. 

To facilitate surfacing works at the B18 / A6 (Toome Bypass ) Junction.

 

 

Looking Further Ahead....

A6 Mainline - M22 Junction 2 - Toome  - Weekend Closure

FULL WEEKEND CLOSURE  -  A6 MAINLINE BETWEEN M22 J2 - TOOME

The A6 mainline will be Fully Closed in both directions from 10pm Friday 2 August - 6am Monday 5 August 2019, to facilitate tie-in works with the existing road network. (subject to change)

*Please note the Park and Ride facility at the Drumderg Rounabout and Pedestrian Footbridges will also be closed. Alternative arrangements for public transport will be available in Toome village.

Following this a series of weekend closures is planned on the Moneynick Road between Randalstown - Toome  throughout August 2019, to facilitate; 

  • The removal of a Temporary Roundabout at the Derryhollagh Road
  • The removal of a Temporary Roundabout at the Staffordstown Road 
  • Continue tie-in works with the existing road network at Toome and Randalstown

Annaghmore Road (S)  - Full Closure - POSTPONED 

2 WEEK CLOSURE  -  ANNAGHMORE ROAD (S)

The Annaghmore Road (S) will be  temporarily closed for a period of 2 weeks from 5 August 2019. To facilitate  final surfacing on the area's new link road and road network tie-in points.

Toome Bypass  - Contra-flow change - Night Closure

FULL NIGHT CLOSURE  -  TOOME BYPASS

The Toome Bypass will be Fully Closed in both directions from Brecart Roundabout - Creagh Roundabout for 1 night 9pm 12 August 2019 - 5am 13 August 2019, to facilitate a change to the areas contra-flow system, transferring all traffic onto the Westbound Carriageway and to help facilitate the installation of a temporary roundabout. Enabling the Graham Farrans Joint Venture to proceed with works on the Eastbound Carriageway. (subject to change)