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November 01, 2019

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

Traffic Management News November

Brough Road South - Temporary Access

BROUGH RD (S)   - TEMPORARY ACCESS  ARRANGEMENTS 

The Brough Road South access will be temporarily affected by works from Wednesday 6 November 2019 - Friday 8 November 2019, due to a slip form drainage channel crossing the temporary Brough Road access. Local Access and Access to St Malachy's GAC will be maintained via the Bellshill Road Overbridge.

M22 Junction 3 - Closure Eastbound Slip Road 

M22 JUNCTION 3 (EASTBOUND SLIP ROAD)   - TEMPORARY NIGHT CLOSURES 

The M22 Junction 3 will be closed temporarily from 10pm - 6am Tuesday 12 November & Wednesday 13 November 2019 to facilitate the erection of signage. Diversion route and local access will be maintained via the M22 Junction 2. 

A6 Mainline - Lane Closures 

A6 MAINLINE RANDALSTOWN - TOOME LANE CLOSURES 

  • One lane of the A6 Mainline Eastbound Carriageway from Drumderg Roundabout - M22 Junction 3 will be closed from 9.30am - 4pm (off -peak) Monday 18 November 2019 for 3 days  to facilitate the maintenance of verges along the new carriageway. 
  • One lane of the A6 Mainline Westbound Carriageway from M22 Junction 3 -  Drumderg Roundabout will be closed from 9.30am - 4pm (off -peak) Monday 25 November 2019 for 3 days  to facilitate the maintenance of verges along the new carriageway. 

 

B183 Moneynick Road - Temporary 2 Night Closure. 

B183 MONEYNICK ROAD  (EASTBOUND)   - TEMPORARILY CLOSED FOR 2 NIGHTS

  • The B183 Moneynick Road will be closed temporarily from 10pm - 6am  Monday 18 November & Tuesday 19 November 2019 to facilitate high friction surfacing works on the eastbound approach at Randalstown.
  • The B183 Moneynick Road will be closed temporarily from 10pm - 6am  Wednesday 20 November & Thursday 21 November 2019 to facilitate high friction surfacing works on the westbound approach at the Drumderg Roundabout.

Local access will be maintained via diversion routes. Subject to change (weather dependent works)

B183 Moneynick Road - Temporary 2 way Traffic lights 

B183 Moneynick Road - TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS  

Temporary two-way traffic lights will continue to be in place on the B183 Moneynick Road until Friday 22 November 2019, to help facilitate tie-in works 

Castledawson Roundabout- Night Closures CANCELLED

CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT    - CLOSED FOR 2 NIGHTS 

Castledawson Roundabout will closed for 2 Nights in November to facilitate the installation of CCTV cables.  CANCELLED  --------------- The Graham Farrans Joint Venture have altered working methods to mitigate the need for disruptive closures on the Castledawson Roundabout, using directional drilling as an alternative method --------------------

 

A6 Mainline - Temporary 2 way Traffic lights 

A6 MAINLINE  - HILLHEAD ROAD JUNCTION  - TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS  

Temporary two-way traffic lights will be in place on the A6 Mainline at the Hillhead Road junction daily from 9.30am - 4.30pm until Wednesday 13 November 2019, to facilitate works on an NIW utilities connection

 

Creagh Road  - Temporary Closure 

CREAGH RD  - TEMPORARY 2.5 WEEK CLOSURE 

The Creagh Road will be temporarily  closed from Monday 18 November 2019 for approximately 2.5 weeks to facilitate NIW Utility Diversion Works. Local access will be maintained.

 

A6 Mainline - Weekend Closure ----Postponed ----

A6 MAINLINE WEEKEND CLOSURE   - HILLHEAD ROAD - CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT - FULL WEEKEND CLOSURE 

------- Due to inclement weather, works have been postponed for the coming weekend closure  -------

The A6 Mainline will be closed from 10pm Friday 22 November 2019 - 6am Monday 25 November 2019  to facilitate a traffic management switch, with traffic moving in one lane in each direction following the switch. Local access to the Brough Rd and St Malachy's GAC will be maintained, with the local access route switching on Sunday 24 November (Afternoon). 

 

Bellshill Road North - Permanent Closure ----POSTPONED ----

BELLSHILL RD (N) -NEW ROAD LAYOUT

------ Due to inclement weather works have changed for the coming weekend and the permanent closure of the Bellshill Rd has been postponed ------

The Bellshill Road North existing entrance to A6 Mainline will be permanently closed from in 25 November 2019 as part of the new permanent road layout, access will then be available by the new Bellshill / Annaghmore Junction, with overbridge and on-slips/ off-slips in use.

 

A6 Mainline - Temporary 2 way Traffic lights 

A6 MAINLINE  - HILLHEAD ROAD JUNCTION  - TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS  

Temporary two-way traffic lights will be in place on the A6 Mainline at the Hillhead Road junction from Monday 25 November 2019 daily from 9.30am - 4.30pm, for approximately 2 days to facilitate works on an NIW utilities connection.

 

A6 Mainline - Re-scheduled Weekend Closure 

A6 MAINLINE WEEKEND CLOSURE   - HILLHEAD ROAD - CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT - FULL WEEKEND CLOSURE 

The A6 Mainline will be closed from 10pm Friday 29 November 2019 - 6am Monday 2 December 2019  to facilitate a traffic management switch, with traffic moving in one lane in each direction following the switch. Local access to the Brough Rd and St Malachy's GAC will be maintained via the Hillhead Road.

Following the A6 Mainline Closure access to the Brough Road will change with the new temporary 10 month road layout illustrated below.

 

Bellshill Road North - Permanent Closure Re-scheduled 

BELLSHILL RD (N) -NEW ROAD LAYOUT

The Bellshill Road North existing entrance to A6 Mainline will be permanently closed from 2 December 2019 as part of the new permanent road layout, access will then be available by the new Bellshill / Annaghmore Junction, with overbridge and on-slips/ off-slips in use.**

**Bellshill Eastbound on-slip (on-slip will be a ‘give way’ arrangement for 10 months) and Eastbound offslip will open Mon 02 Dec, Bellshill Westbound on-slip (on-slip will be a ‘give way’ arrangement for 10 months) and Westbound offslip will open Wed 11 Dec (Please note, this will mean that Bellshill Westbound on-slip and off-slip will remain closed on Mon 02 and Tue 03 Dec, diversion route will be via Annaghmore Road South, Aughrim Road, Magherafelt Bypass, Castledawson Roundabout and vice versa)

Looking further ahead .....

 

Hillhead Road- Temporary Closure 

HILLHEAD ROAD  - TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The Hillhead Road will be fully closed for approx 2 weeks in January 2020 to facilitate tie - in works for the new Hillhead Road Overbridge. Local access and access to local businesses will be maintained via diversion routes. 

 

Deerpark Road- Temporary Closure 

DEERPARK ROAD  - TEMPORARY CLOSURE

The Deerpark Road will be fully closed for approx 2 weeks in February 2020 to facilitate tie - in works for the new Deerpark Road Overbridge. Local access and access to local businesses will be maintained via diversion routes.