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March 01, 2019

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

Traffic Management News 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.

 

 

Toome Bypass Closed in Both Directions

TOOME BYPASS  CLOSED CREAGH ROUNDABOUT - BRECART ROUNDABOUT

TheToome Bypass will be closed from 9pm Tuesday 26 March  - 5am Wednesday 27 March 2019 to facilitate essential maintenance works.

Diversion Route via Creagh Road.  Local access to properties will be maintained. 

A6 Mainline Sunday Closure  

MAINLINE ROAD CLOSURE  - HILLHEAD RD   - CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT

The A6 Mainline will be closed from 10pm  Saturday 30 March - 10pm 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.