20/09/2018

Number Of Roads Remain Closed Following Storm Ali

A number of roads remain closed across Northern Ireland following the damage caused by Storm Ali.

The following roads are still closed, however the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) is working to clear the obstructions along with its multiagency partners.

BELFAST

• Botanic Avenue - closed University Square - University St 

• Garnerville Road - tree down - road closed 

• Massey Avenue - trees down

• Malone Park - trees down 

• Townsend Street - tree down

• North Belfast - Antrim Road - above North Circular Road - tree down  

• Osborne Park - tree down 

• Holywood Rd / Belmont Road  tree down   

• Circular Road - East Belfast - fallen tree 

• Ballygowan Road at Roselawn Cemetery - CLEARED

• Dundonald – Kempstones Road – Down to 1 lane - Fallen Tree

• Dundonald - Grahamsbridge Road Closed – Fallen Tree

• Stoney Road, Belfast (between Stormont Estate entrance and rear access Ulster Hospital)

• Rugby Road, Belfast at its junction with Rugby Parade

NORTH DOWN - ALL ROADS NOW REOPENED

• Bloomfield Road REOPEN 

• Church Road Holywood REOPEN

• Portaferry Road Newtownards - REOPEN  

• Ballymaconnell Road, Bangor – REOPEN 

• Green Road - tree down - REOPEN 

• Belfast Road - Bradshaws Brae - REOPENED  

• Ballywalter - Dunver Road - tree down - road closed 

• Bangor - Quay Street - REOPEN 

• Bangor – High Street - REOPEN 

• Craigantlet Road near Cairn Wood - REOPEN 

• A2 Belfast Road - REOPEN 

• My Ladys Mile near  Craigtarra REOPEN

• Craigantlet Road near Craigantlet Cross Roads REOPEN  

• Springhill Road Bangor - REOPEN

LISBURN CASTLEREAGH AREA

• Ballymacash road     Fallen Tree  CLOSED

• Glenavy Rd   Fallen Tree              CLOSED

• Blaris Rd    Fallen Tree     CLOSED

• Artifinny Rd  Fallen Tree                CLOSED

• Braniel Road  Fallen Tree              CLOSED

• North Street Ballinderry                   Fallen Tree       CLOSED

• Ballymacash Road 2 Fallen Tree CLOSED

• Barley Hill Lisburn   Fallen Tree   CLOSED

• Tullynacross Road  Fallen Tree    CLOSED

• Ballymaglaff Road Castlereagh   Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• Tullynacross Road 2    Fallen Tree              CLOSED

• Tullynewbank Road    Fallen Tree              CLOSED

• Carnbane Road Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• Cockhill Road     Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• Greengraves Road  Fallen Tree            CLOSED

• Quarterlands Road close to Cochranestown Rd  Fallen Tree onto cables CLOSED

• Ballyclough Rd   Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• 54 Church Road, Castlereagh      Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• Kilwarlin Road    Fallen Tree         CLOSED

• Lower Slievenacloy Road  Fallen Tree      CLOSED

• Springmount Rd    Fallen Tree     CLOSED

• Pinehill Road   Fallen Tree             CLOSED

• Creeve Place   Fallen Tree            CLOSED

• Lintagh Park Fallen Tree                CLOSED

• Derriaghy Road Fallen Tree          CLEARED

• Ravernet Road  Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• Huguenot Drive                  Fallen Tree        CLOSED

• 32 Ballykeel Rd    Fallen Tree        CLOSED

• 55 Soldierstown Rd  Fallen Tree                 CLOSED

• Hillside Road Dromara    Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• 125 Pond Park Road        Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• Bushfield Rd  Fallen Tree              CLOSED

• 347 Upp Ballynahinch Rd  Fallen Tree      CLOSED

• Ballynahinch Rd Dromore  Fallen Tree     CLOSED

• 8 Hillhead Rd    Fallen Tree            CLOSED

• Crumlin Rd near memorial   Fallen Tree  CLOSED

• Drumcill Road    Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• River Road, Dunmurry   Fallen Tree          CLOSED

• Old Road  Fallen Tree     CLOSED

• Glen Road off Hillhall Road  Fallen Tree  CLOSED

• Pinehill Road CLOSED

CO ANTRIM

• B15 Clare Road, Ballycastle CLOSED- fallen tree.

• A42 Carnlough Road is closed approximately 1 mile from Broughshane towards Carnlough due to a fallen tree

• A42 Galgorm Road  - Tree down Gracehill to Ahoghill – Road closed

• Ballymena - Crankhill Road - tree down - road closed

• Kells - Dough Road - tree down - road closed

• Ballymena - Maxwell Rd JCT Railway Crossing - tree down - road closed

• Ballymena -  Ballee Road West Craig’s Road -  tree down - road closed

• Cullybackey - outside the village Townhill  - tree down - road closed

• Portglenone- Raceview Road - tree down - road closed

• A26 Antrim to Ballymena inside lane blocked - Fallen Tree

• Greenisland  - Upper Station Road – Closed - fallen tree

• Larne - Ballymena -Moorfields Road Closed - fallen tree

• Larne - Brustin Brae Road – Closed - Fallen Tree

• B94 - Knockan Road, Broughshane CLOSED

• B148 - Beltoy Road, Carrickfergus CLOSED

• Castle Street/Joymount, Carrickfergus CLOSED due to safety concerns

CO ARMAGH

• C185 Charlemont Rd, Blackwatertown    Fallen Tree/ branches                   

• U7591 Mulladry Rd, Richhill at No 53        Fallen Tree/ branches    Road Closed

• U8266 off B3 Coolmillish Rd (House No 185)         Fallen Tree/ branches    Road Closed

• U7324 Drumbee Lane    Fallen Tree/ branches  Road Closed

• C182 Derrycaw Rd, Charlemont Fallen Tree/ branches Road CLOSED 

• U8433 Annvale Rd, Keady            Fallen Tree/ branches
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• U7165 Ballinahonemore Rd, Armagh       Fallen Tree/ branches    Road Condition Unknown

• U8635 (Off A28 Killylea Road at  Killylea)                Fallen Tree/ branches    Road Closed

• A27 Tandragee Road CLOSED

• Coolmilsh Road CLOSED - NIE Poweline Issue 

• Darkly Road Keady - CLOSED - BT Line issue 

CO DOWN

• A50 Ballyward Road, Ballyward. CLOSED – Awaiting action by NIE.

• U4326 Gargarry Road, Ballyward CLOSED - Awaiting action by NIE.

• B180 Bryansford Road, CLOSED Newcastle

• C274 Glasswater Road, CLOSED Crossgar – Awaiting action by BT

• Bridge Road - Burren - tree down - road closed 

• Greenan Road - Warrenpoint - road closed fallen tree

• Killyleagh – Shanes Road  - tree down - road closed

• Downpatrick Road - Ardglass Road – Closed – Fallen Tree

• Castlewellan – Newcastle – Road Closed – NIE power Cables

• A0002 5 Main Street, Killough- cordoned off- 12:35

• B0007 Killyleagh Road/ Ballytrim Road, Killyleagh – ongoing BT in attendance

• U1112 Kennel Road, Seaforde - closed

• B0176 Killough Road, Downpatrick above graveyard- closed

• A0050 Ballyward Road Castlewellan - ongoing

• C0289 Drumcullen Road, Downpatrick – ongoing

• B0007 Crossgar Road, Ballynahinch - ongoing

• A0024 Newcastle Road, Loughinisland – ongoing

• U0117 Teconnaught Road, Loughinisland – closed

• U0213 Burrenreagh Road, Castlewellan – closed

• U4326 Gargarry Road, Ballyward – closed awaiting NIE

• C0278-02 Loughinisland Road, at lake Loughinisland – 2No trees cleared

• U0353 Turmennan Road, Downpatrick – ongoing.

• B0180 Bryansford Road, Newcastle – closed.

• B0175 Ballylough Road, Annsboro – ongoing.

• B0175 Spa Road, Spa – ongoing.

• U0143 Priest’s Road, Castlewellan – ongoing.

• A0025 Dublin Road, Kilcoo Greenan’s Bar – ongoing.

• U0353 Crossgar Road East – ongoing awaiting NIE

• U0106 Cumber Road, Drumaness – ongoing.

• U0381 Quarterland Road, Killyleagh – closed

• U0361 Listooder Road, Saintfield – ongoing.

• U6201 Tullybrannigan Road, Newcastle – ongoing.

• C0373 Tullyaree Road, Kilcoo – ongoing.

• C0290 Magherahamet Road, Ballynahinch – Part closed road damage

FERMANAGH & TYRONE AREA

• U646 Blacktown Road Stewartstown - CLOSED fallen tree

• B160 Shergrim Stewartstown - REOPENED

• Tonnagh Road Tree down 

• St Julians Road Omagh  - Tree down 

• B48 Gortin Road / Glen Park Road CLOSED:

• Omagh bound traffic diverted via Newtownstewart to A5 then Omagh

• Gortin bound traffic being diverted via Stone Bridge Road to A5 to Newtownstewart to Gortin.

• U8216 Mullaghgarrow Rd Derrylin  Tree down Closed                                • U9433 Trasna Rd   Brookborough   Tree down  Closed                                • U8477 Tonnagh Rd  Derrygonnelly   Tree down  Closed 

• East Bridge St.   Enniskillen  Falling roof tiles Falling roof tiles Closed by PSNI 

• C426 Nutfield Rd  Brookborough   Tree blocking     Lane partially blocked    Partially closed 

• C412 Rossfad     @Rossfad Cross   Tree blocking lane    Road partially blocked    Partially 

• A509 Derrylin Rd   @junction with Granshagh   Tree blocking lane    Road partially blocked    Partially 

• A509 Derrylin Main St     Derrylin               Tree down          Road partially blocked 

• U9153 Royal Oak              Donagh Tree blocking lane           Road partially blocked    

• C711 Greenhill Rd            Brookborough   Tree down       Closed 

• U9412 Littlemount Rd    Brookborough   Tree down          Road partially blocked   

• U9155 Golan Rd                Magheraveely   Tree down          Road blocked, road surface lifted by tree root    Closed

• Crom Road          Lisnaskea             Tree Down          Blocked                Partially Closed

• U9388 Colebrook Church Rd        Brookborough   Tree down          Road blocked     Closed

• U9416 Drumcon Rd         Carrybridge        Trees down        Road blocked     Closed 

• U9663 Killee Road            Coa        Tree down          Road blocked     Closed 

• Grange Road, Moy CLOSED at Majors lane - Tree down

• Glenhoy Road, Augher CLOSED - Tree down

• Slatmore Road, Clogher CLOSED -Tree down

• Feddan Road,Ballygawley CLOSED

L'DERRY

• A5 Victoria Road at Everglades Hotel - partial obstructed 

• B75 Upperlands Road - REOPENED

• U5133 Pound Road - Castledawson - REOPENED

• U5090 Killyberrylane Bellaghy - REOPENED

• U05198 Nutgrove Road - REOPENED

• U274 Bolea Road, Limavady, closed due to fallen Tree

• U278 Stradreagh Road, Limavady, closed due to fallen Tree

• Glenvale Road Bellaghy REOPENED

• Glenquilly Road - Moneymore - REOPENED

• U5120 Ballyriff Road - Magherfelt - CLOSED - fallen tree

Drivers are being urged to take care and to be aware of the closures and diversions.

Elsewhere, approximately 9,500 households remain without power.

NIE workers worked through the night to reduce the number of homes and businesses affected.

In a statement the firm said: "We have mobilised additional call agents this morning to deal with any queries customers may have regarding the repair process in their area. If you are still without power this morning, then please do get in touch on 03457 643 643 or keep up to date online."

(CD/CM)

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