Keep up to date with the latest developments and Traffic Management on the A6 Dualling Scheme during March
Keep up to date with the latest traffic management in your area as February shapes up to be a busy month with a number of road closures.
Bellshill Road (S) - Full Road Closure - - - EXTENDED - - -
FULL ROAD CLOSURE - BELLSHILL ROAD (S) EXTENDED FOR FURTHER 2 WEEKS
The Bellshill Road (S) will be closed for a further 2 weeks, reopening on 5 April 2019, the increased closure will help facilitate works on the area's new link road and roundabout. Diversion route will be via Aughrim Rd, with 40mph speed restrictions in place.
During the closure the area's new link road, accessing the Annaghmore Rd will continue to remain open for local access.
Upon reopening on 5 April 2019 local traffic will be directed along the new road layout
Castledawson Roundabout - lane closure
LANE CLOSURE - CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT
Works are continuing on the Castledawson Roundabout to facilitate the construction of 2 footbridge structures, resulting in the Roundabout and all approaches being reduced to one lane.
Two-way Traffic Lights - A6 Mainline
DAY-TIME OFF-PEAK TRAFFIC LIGHTS - A6 MAINLINE BETWEEN GALLAGH RD - DRUMDERG ROUNABOUT
The A6 Mainline will have temporary two-way traffic lights in operation between 9.30am - 4pm from 11 March - 15 March 2019, to facilitate works on a BT utility diversion.
Toome Bypass - lane closure
LANE CLOSURE - TOOME BYPASS CREAGH ROUNDABOUT - ROUGERY ROUNDABOUT
Works are continuing on the new network tie-in at the Toome Bypass, to further facilitate the construction of the B18 on-slip and tie-in to new road alignment all approaches on the Toome bypass will be reduced to one lane from 7am Monday 18 March 2019.
A6 Mainline Closure - Night Works
A6 MAINLINE CLOSURE - DRUMDERG ROUNDABOUT - JUNCTION 2 M22
The A6 Mainline will be closed from 10pm Tuesday 19 March 2019 - 6am Wednesday 20 March 2019 to facilitate essential maintenance works on the A6 mainline between Randalstown - Toome. Local Access will be maintained.
Two-way Traffic Lights - Haulage Crossing Points
FULL TIME TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS - DEERPARK ROAD & BOYLES LANE
Works are due to recommence between Toome Bypass - Deerpark Road, to facilitate construction traffic crossing points full time temporary traffic lights will be in operation at the Deerpark Road and Boyles Lane from 7am Monday 25 March 2019
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.
A6 Mainline Sunday Closure
MAINLINE ROAD CLOSURE - HILLHEAD RD - CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT
The A6 Mainline will be closed from 8am - 6pm Sunday 31 March 2019 to facilitate the lifting of the pedestrian footbridge at the Brough Road.
Local access will be maintained.
Continued Closures .....
Bellshill Road (N) - Full Road Closure for 10 weeks
FULL ROAD CLOSURE - BELLSHILL ROAD (N)
The Bellshill Road (N) will be closed for 10 weeks beginning on Monday 25 February 2019, to help facilitate works on the area's new link road.
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 April ...
Toome Bypass - Contra-flow
TOOME BYPASS CONTRA-FLOW -B18 - CREAGH ROUNDABOUT
In early April 2019 traffic on the Toome Bypass will directed through a contra-flow system fro approx 3 months between the B18 - Creagh Roundabout, to help facilitate tie-in works to the new road alignment
M22 - Contra-flow
M22 CONTRA-FLOW - CHANGE FROM EASTBOUND - WESTBOUND
In late April 2019 traffic on the M22 contra-flow system is due to change from the Eastbound Carriageway to the Westbound Carriageway to help facilitate works on the new road alignment.