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May 01, 2019

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

Traffic Management News - May

Bellshill Road (N) - Full Road Closure ------EXTENDED------

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. 

  • 3 weeks Full Closure from 6 May (phase 1) - local access will be maintained by existing diversion routes 
  • 3 weeks Closure at A6 Mainline from 27 May (phase 2) - local access will be maintained via Castledawson, no access to A6 Mainline. 

A6 Mainline Closed - Junction 2 M22 -Toome

A6 MAINLINE  CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS FROM M22 JUNCTION 2 - TOOME BRECART ROUNDABOUT - 1 NIGHT

 The A6 Mainline will be closed between M22 Junction 2 - Brecart Roundabout from 10pm Thursday 2 May 2019  - 6am Friday 3 May 2019 to facilitate changes to the areas contra-flow traffic management system.

Local access will be maintained via diversion route illustrated below

 

 

B18 Toome / Staffordstown Rd Junction Closure ----- EXTENDED -----  

THE STAFFORDSTOWN WILL BE CLOSED AT TOOME (B18) JUNCTION FROM 6AM 6 MAY 2019 FOR 2 WEEKS -----EXTENDED BY 1 WEEK----

 The B18 Toome/ Staffordstown Road Junction will have a  full closure from 6am Monday 6 May 2019 for a period of 3 weeks  to facilitate final works on the Drumderg Roundabout.

Local access will be maintained via diversion routes illustrated below;

  • Traffic looking to go from Drumderg Roundabout to Staffordstown Road: Drumderg Roundabout, A6 Moneynick Rd, Randalstown Off-slip, Staffordstown Road
  • Traffic looking to go from Staffordstown Road to Toome: Staffordstown Road, Gallagh Road, Shore Road, Toome 
  • Traffic looking to go from Toome to Drumderg Roundabout: Toome, Roguery Road, Brecart Roundabout, Toome Bypass, Drumderg Roundabout

 

THE STAFFORDSTOWN ROAD / TOOME B18 JUNCTION WILL BE TEMPORARILY OPENED FROM 10PM FRIDAY 10 MAY 2019 - 6AM MONDAY 13 MAY 2019.

 

A6 Mainline Closed - Junction 2 M22 -Toome

A6 MAINLINE CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS FROM M22 JUNCTION 2 - TOOME BRECART ROUNDABOUT -  1 NIGHT

 The A6 Mainline will be closed between M22 Junction 2 - Brecart Roundabout from 10pm Wednesday 8 May 2019  - 6am Thursday 9 May 2019 to facilitate changes to the areas contra-flow traffic management systems.

Local access will be maintained via diversion route illustrated below

 

 

A6 Mainline Closed - Junction 2 M22 -Toome

A6 MAINLINE CLOSED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS FROM M22 JUNCTION 2 - TOOME BRECART ROUNDABOUT -  WEEKEND

 The A6 Mainline will be closed between M22 Junction 2 - Brecart Roundabout from 10pm Friday 10 May 2019  - 6am Monday 13 May 2019 to facilitate works on the Drumderg Roundabout and tie in works at the M22

Local access will be maintained via diversion route illustrated below

 

 

Castledawson Roundabout  - Sunday Closure 

CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT APPROACHES  - CLOSED FOR 1 DAY (10 HOURS) 

The A6 Mainline from Hillhead Road to Castledawson Roundabout, as well as other approaches to the Castledawson Roundabout  will be closed from 4am - 2pm Sunday 19 May 2019 to facilitate the lifting of two footbridges. 

 

Lyra McKee Walk For Peace - Belfast to Londonderry/ Derry 

LYRA MCKEE WALK FOR PEACE SATURDAY 25 - MONDAY 27 MAY 2019 

  • Saturday 25 May Walk departs Writer’s Square, Belfast - Moneynick Rd, Randalstown. 
  • Sunday 26 May  Walk departs Moneynick Road – Hillhead Road – Castledawson - Dungiven.
  • Monday 27 May Walk departs Dungiven - Glenshane Road -  Londonderry / Derry 

 

More Information is available here;

 https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/lyras-walk-tickets-60703941122 

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