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October 01, 2019

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

Traffic Management News - October

Bellshill Road & Annaghmore Road - Final Surfacing Works 

FINAL SURFACING WORKS BELLSHILL / ANNAGHMORE ROAD  - SERIES OF TEMPORARY CLOSURES

Final surfacing works are due to take place from 28 September 2019 on the Bellshill / Annaghmore Road with works starting on;

  • The Annaghmore Road South & Link Road will be temporarily closed to through traffic from Saturday 28 September with surfacing works taking place on 30 September for 3 days. Local access will be maintained via diversion routes 
  • The Bellshill Road South, roundabout and A6 off-slip will be temporarily closed to through traffic from 2 October 2019 for 4 days. Local access will be maintained via diversion routes 

  • The Bellshill / Annaghmore North link road will be temporarily closed to traffic from 8 October 2019 for 2 days. 
  • The Bellshill Road North will be temporarily closed to through traffic from 16 October 2019 for 4 days for final surfacing works. Local access will be maintained via diversion routes 

Please note these dates may be subject to change.

Bellshill Road (N)- Closure to A6 Mainline 

FINAL SURFACING WORKS A6 MAINLINE EASTBOUND CARRIAGEWAY   - CLOSURE OF BELLSHILL/A6 JUNCTION 

Final surfacing works will be taking place at the Bellshill / A6 Junction from 6am Monday 14 October - 6pm Tuesday 15 October 2019. No through access to the A6 Mainline from the Bellshill / Annaghmore Road. Diversion routes for local traffic will be available via Castledawson. 

B183 Moneynick Rd  - Full Closure 

B183 MONEYNICK RD  - FULL CLOSURE 

The B183 Moneynick Rd from Off-Slip at M22 Junction 3  - Derrygowan Road will be fully closed in both directions for 1 day 8 October 2019 to facilitate final surfacing works.

A6 Mainline Closure - 2 Night Closures

A6 MAINLINE CLOSURE M22 JUNCTION 3 - TOOME - 2 NIGHTS

The A6 Mainline will be closed from Junction 3 M22 - Toome for 2 Nights - Tuesday 15 October 2019 & Wednesday 16 October 2019 from 9pm - 6am Belfast Bound, 10pm - 6am Castledawson bound. Diversion routes will be via the B183 Moneynick Road. The closures are in place to facilitate the installation of VMS signage on the new A6 Dual Carriageway. Please be advised these dates are subject to weather conditions.

B183 Moneynick Rd  - Full Closure 

B183 MONEYNICK RD  - FULL CLOSURE 

The B183 Moneynick Rd from Off-Slip at M22 Junction 3  - Derrygowan Road will be fully closed in both directions for 3 days week commencing  14 October / 21 October 2019 to facilitate final surfacing works.

A6 Mainline - 3 Way Traffic Lights

A6 MAINLINE - 3 WAY TEMPORARY TRAFFIC LIGHTS AT  HILLHEAD ROAD JUNCTION

The A6 Mainline, Hillhead Road Junction will have 3 Way Temporary Traffic Lights in place for 1 week ( off-peak hours) from Monday 21 October 2019, to facilitate Utility Works

A6 Mainline - Full Closure 

A6 MAINLINE HILLHEAD ROAD - CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT- FULL WEEKEND CLOSURE 

The A6 Mainline will be closed from 10pm Friday 25 October 2019 - 6am Monday 28 October 2019  to facilitate a traffic management switch, moving traffic from the Westbound Carriageway  to the Eastbound Carriageway to facilitate final surfacing works in the area.

 

Creagh Road  - Temporary Closure 

CREAGH RD  - TEMPORARY 2 WEEK CLOSURE 

The Creagh Road will be temporarily  closed from Monday 28 October 2019 for approximately 2 weeks to facilitate NIW Utility Diversion Works.

Annaghmore Road South - Permanent Closure 

ANNAGHMORE RD (S) - PERMANENT CLOSURE 

The Annaghmore Road (South) will be permanently closed from Monday 28 October 2019 as part of the new permanent road layout, access will be available by the new Bellshill / Annaghmore Link Road.

Bellshill Overbridge - Open to local traffic 

BELLSHILL OVER BRIDGE -  OPEN  - PLEASE NOTE ON-SLIP/ OFF- SLIPS NOT AVAILABLE 

The new Bellshill Overbridge will be open to local traffic  from Monday 28 October 2019 as part of a phased traffic management plan, please note On-slips and Off-slips on the A6 Mainline will not be available at this point.

Castledawson Roundabout - Night Closures 

CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT  - CLOSED FOR 2 NIGHTS 

The Castledawson Roundabout will be closed to traffic during two night closures, taking place in November 2019 to facilitate Service Works. 

Bellshill Road North - Permanent Closure & New Road Layout

BELLSHILL RD (N) -NEW ROAD LAYOUT

The Bellshill Road North existing entrance to A6 Mainline will be permanently closed from in December 2019 as part of the new permanent road layout, access will then be available by the new Bellshill / Annaghmore Junction