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June 03, 2019

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

Traffic Management News June

Annaghmore Road (S)  - Two-way Traffic Lights 

TEMPORARY TWO-WAY TRAFFIC LIGHTS  -  ANNAGHMORE ROAD(S)

The Annaghmore Road (S) will have temporary two-way traffic lights in place from 6am Monday 3 June 2019 for 3 weeks, to facilitate further works on the areas new link road.

Toome Bypass - Night Closures 

FULL ROAD CLOSURE - TOOME BYPASS EASTBOUND CARRIAGEWAY 3 NIGHTS 

The Toome Bypass, eastbound carriageway, will be  closed for 3 nights beginning 9pm Tuesday 11 June 2019, to help facilitate works on a NIW connection.  Diversion via A6 Mainline, Blackpark Rd, Creagh Rd, B18, Drumderg Roundabout

Bellshill Road (N) - Full Road Closure

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. 

  • 4 weeks Full Closure from 6 May 2019 (phase 1) - local access will be maintained by existing diversion routes.
  • 2 weeks Closure at A6 Mainline from 3 June 2019 (phase 2) - local access will be maintained via Castledawson, no access to A6 Mainline. 
  • 2 way Traffic Lights will be in place on the Bellshill Road (N) from 3 June 2019 for 2 weeks.

FULL RE-OPENING OF THE BELLSHILL ROAD (N) IS PLANNED  - 6AM THURSDAY 20 JUNE 

Annaghmore Road (N)  - Permanent Closure 

PERMANENT CLOSURE  -  ANNAGHMORE ROAD  A6 MAINLINE JUNCTION

The Annaghmore Road (N) will be permanently closed at the A6 Mainline from 6am Thursday 20 June 2019  - at this point the Annaghmore - Bellshill Northern Link Road will be open to live traffic enabling local access the A6 Mainline via the Bellshill Rd. Please note at this point the Bellshill overbridge junction will not yet be in operation.

 

Bellshill Road (S)  - Temporary Closure 

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, Roundabout and 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)

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

Toome Bypass  - Contra-flow change - Night Closure

FULL NIGHT CLOSURE  -  TOOME BYPASS

The Toome Bypass will be Fully Closed in both directions for 1 night of 12 August 2019, to facilitate a change to the areas contra-flow system. (subject to change)