Latest news

November 02, 2020

Works continue to progress well on the A6 Dualling Scheme with major milestone reached this month as the New A6 Dual Carriageway is set to open to live traffic.

Traffic Management News November

Moneynick Road - Traffic Lights 

MONEYNICK ROAD  - TWO -WAY TRAFFIC LIGHTS  

The B183 Moneynick Road will have 2 -Way Traffic Lights in place between Drumderg Roundabout -  Randalstown from Saturday 14 November  for 7 days 08:00 to 18:00. 

A6 Mainline Closure in both directions - Castledawson - Drumderg Roundabout

A6 MAINLINE CLOSURE   -  BOTH DIRECTIONS

The A6 Mainline Full Closure Both Directions between Castledawson Roundabout and Drumderg Roundabout from Friday 20 November 10pm to Monday 23 November 6am.

Eastbound Diversion via A6 Glenshane Pass, Knockloughrim, Hillhead Road, A6 Mainline, B18 Toome, Roguery Road, Brecart Roundabout

Westbound Diversion via Drumderg Roundabout, Toome Main Street, Creagh Road, Aughrim Road, Magherafelt Bypass, Castledawson Roundabout

 

 

Brough Road South/ The Cairns/ St Malachys GAC  - Brough Road South Access’ for Local Diversion Routes.

NEW A6 Carriageway OPEN - Castledawson Roundabout to Toome

CARRIAGEWAY OPENS TO TRAFFIC -  ONE LANE IN EACH DIRECTION 

From 6am Monday 23 November 2020  the New A6 Dual Carriageway will OPEN from  Castledawson Roundabout to Toome, 1 Lane in each direction only, to allow finishes to take place. There will be a 40mph Speed restriction in place and Contraflow in place at Toome.

Junctions Opening

BELLSHILL RD JUNCTION, NEW HILLHEAD RD & CREAGH ROAD  - OPEN

From 6am Monday 23 November the  following junctions will OPEN

  • Bellshill Road Junction Open
  • New Hillhead Road Junction Open
  • New Creagh Road Junction Open

See above  Sketch  – New Dual Carriageway Open – Hillhead & B18 Closed

 

Hillhead Road /Creagh Road /A6 Junction - Closure 

HILLHEAD ROAD & CREAGH ROAD JUNCTION - ROAD CLOSURE

From Monday 23 November the Hillhead Road/ Creagh Road/ A6 Junction  will be Closed for approx 12 Weeks

Diversion route  via Hillhead Overbridge, A6 Dual Carriageway, Creagh Overbridge

Access to  the Thatch Inn, Thatch Car sales  and other local businesses will be maintained.

B18  - Closed Creagh Roundabout - Shivers Business Park

B18 CREAGH ROUNDABOUT - SHIVERS BUSINESS PARK - CLOSED FOR 12 WEEKS

From Monday 23 November the B18 between Creagh Roundabout and Shivers Buisness Park  will be closed for approx 12 Weeks

Diversion via Toome Town Centre, Roguery Road, Brecart Roundabout, A6 Toome Bypass, Creagh Overbridge, Creagh Roundabout

Deerpark Road & Creagh Hill Road  - REOPENS 

DEERPARK & CREAGH HILL ROAD  - REOPENING 

From 6am Monday 07 December the  Deerpark Road & Creagh Hill will reopen to traffic 

 

Castledawson Roundabout & Approaches - Lane Closures

CASTLEDAWSON ROUNDABOUT - LANE CLOSURES 

From Monday 23 November the Castledawson Roundabout & Approaches will require lane closures during for 4 weeks to complete finishes in the centre of the roundabout . This will not be required full-time and will only be installed when required