Belfast Traffic News

Information on incidents and roadworks in Northern Ireland to help you plan your route. A green traffic light means no major incidents, a red traffic light indicates trouble somewhere. The information is sorted by date with the most recent events at the top and longer term roadworks at the bottom

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18/01/2022 12:59:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Kirbys Lane, Antrim, - Road Closure, Kirbys Lane, Antrim

Road closure required to Bridge Inspection.
Closure to operate: Overnight Only Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Tirgracy Road, Oldstone Road, Belfast Road, Belmont Road & Dublin Road

17/01/2022 16:33:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

A6, Belfast Road, Antrim, - Lane Closure, A6, Belfast Road, Antrim

Lane Closure required for Street Lighting upgrade.
Closure to operate: Daily 

17/01/2022 16:30:00 : ROADWORKS

Belfast Road, Antrim, - Lane Closure, Belfast Road, Antrim

Lane Closure required for connection of new Firmus Energy gas service.
Closure to operate: Daily 2 Way Traffic control to operate, delays expected.


17/01/2022 16:27:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

A8, Belfast Road, Larne, - Lane Closure, A8, Belfast Road, Larne

Lane Closure required for High Friction Surfacing.
Closure to operate: Daily 

17/01/2022 09:49:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

U243, Scrabo Road, Newtownards, - Road Closure, U243, Scrabo Road, Newtownards

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Road closure/Lane Closure required to [in relation to works by NIE].
Closure to operate: [from 09:30 on Monday 24th January 2022 to 17:00 on Friday 4th February 2022] Diversion/Traffic control to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: [Alternative route for through traffic will be – Old Belfast Road, Messines Road, Comber Road and Moate Road]

13/01/2022 09:33:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Ormiston Park, Belfast, - Road Closure, Ormiston Park, Belfast



Road closure for BT Openreach Works 
Closure to operate: Off peak only. Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Omiston Park Wandsworth Road Ormiston Crescent Ormiston Parade

13/01/2022 09:30:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

M2 Motorway Southbound, Belfast, - Road Closure, M2 Motorway Southbound Nelson Street Off-slip, Belfast



Road closure on M2 Motorway Southbound at Nelson Street Off-slip for DBFO1 Routine Maintenance
Closure to operate: Overnight only. Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via:  M2 Southbound, M3 Eastbound exit Middlepath Street Off-slip, Middlepath Street, Bridge End, Dalton Street, M3 Westbound middlepath Street onslip, M3 Westbound Nelson Street Off-slip, Nelson Street. 

13/01/2022 09:25:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

M2 Motorway Northbound, Belfast, - Road Closure, M2 Motorway Northbound, Belfast



Road closure on M2 Motorway Northbound Junction 1 Fortwilliam Off-slip for  DBFO1 Routine Maintenance
Closure to operate: Overnight only.
Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via:  M2 Northbound Junction 2 Off-slip, Shore Road, Dargan Road, Fortwilliam roundabout. 

13/01/2022 09:20:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Cullingtree Road, Belfast, - Road Closure, Cullingtree Road, Belfast



Road closure for excavation of street light crossings and surfacing of new speed ramps
Closure to operate: Continuously Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: West bound traffic diverted onto Albert Street - Servia Street - Grosvenor Road. East bound traffic diverted onto Servia Street - Albert Street

12/01/2022 10:46:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Downshire Park Central, Belfast, - Road Closure, Downshire Park Central, Belfast



Road closure for Major drainage works to take place for DFI Rivers
Closure to operate: Continuously Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Downshire Park North, Downshire Park East, Hamel Drive, Cregagh Road.

12/01/2022 10:43:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

5-7 Upper Queen Street, Belfast, - Road Closure, 5-7 Upper Queen Street, Belfast



Road closure for Crane Erection for Lift Onto Eagle Star House Urban HQ
Closure to operate: Off peak only. Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: A1 Howard Street > Fisherwick Place > A1 Wellington Place > A1 Donegall Sqaure North > Donegall Square East > Donegall Square South 

12/01/2022 10:40:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Ormiston Road, Belfast, - Road Closure, Ormiston Road, Belfast



Road closure for BT Openreach Works
Closure to operate: Off peak only. Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Omiston Park Wandsworth Road Ormiston Crescent Ormiston Parade

12/01/2022 10:37:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, - Lane Closure, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast



Lane closure for BT Openreach Works
Closure to operate: Off peak only. Traffic control to operate, delays expected.


12/01/2022 10:33:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Skipper Street, Belfast, - Road Closure, Skipper Street, Belfast



Road closure for NIE Generator & Vehicle Parking
Closure to operate: Continuously. Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Waring Street - Bridge Street - High Street

11/01/2022 10:36:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Mill Road West, Belfast, - Road Closure, Mill Road West, Belfast



Road closure for NIE Networks - HV Pole Replacement & Overhead Line Works
Closure to operate: Daily Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Ballycoan Road > Upper Mealough Road > Mill Road 

10/01/2022 17:02:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Downshire Park Central, Belfast, - POSTPONED, Downshire Park Central, Belfast



Road closure for Major drainage works to take place for DFI Rivers
Closure to operate: Continuously Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Downshire Park North, Downshire Park East, Hamel Drive, Cregagh Road 

10/01/2022 14:44:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

U4029, Old Belfast Road, Larne, - Lane Closure, U4029, Old Belfast Road, Larne

Lane Closure required to assist with the installation of NIE underground main cables.
Closure to operate: Off-Peak Only 

10/01/2022 14:41:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

A8, Belfast Road, Larne, - Lane Closure, A8, Belfast Road, Larne

Lane Closure required to replace SC Box.
Closure to operate: Continuously Traffic control to operate, delays expected.


10/01/2022 13:54:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

A4, Belfast Road, Enniskillen, - Lane Closure, A4, Belfast Road, Enniskillen

Lane closure required to facilitate for BT subducting & clearing blockages in existing duct.
Closure to operate: 17th January at 09:30hrs to 18th January at 16:30hrs (Off-peak only) Traffic control to operate, delays expected.

10/01/2022 10:38:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Lisleen Road East, Belfast, - Road Closure, Lisleen Road East, Belfast



Road closure for Rehab scheme.
Closure to operate: Off peak only. Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Gilnahirk Road, Gransha Road, Eden Road 

06/01/2022 12:36:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

B140 Lough Eyes Road, Tempo, Enniskillen, - Road Closure, B140 Lough Eyes Road, Tempo, Enniskillen

Road closure required to facilitate for NIE tree cutting.
Closure to operate: 21st January at 09:30hrs to 21st January at 16:30hrs (Off-peak only) Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: B140 Snowhill Road - B140 Brook Street - B140 Main Street - A4 Belfast Road - A4 Dublin Road - B80 Wickham Place - B80 Tempo Road

17/12/2021 10:52:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

C76, Trooperslane Road, Carrickfergus, - Road Closure, C76, Trooperslane Road, Carrickfergus

Road closure required for works to new Housing Development.
Closure to operate: Continuously Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: B58 Prospect Road - Woodburn Road - Ellis Street - A2 Belfast Road - Marine Highway Roundabout - A2 Belfast Road - Trooperslane Road and Vice Versa.

16/12/2021 17:15:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

A4, Belfast Road, Maguiresbridge, - Lane Closure, A4, Belfast Road, Maguiresbridge

Lane closure required to facilitate for NIE Networks - overhead line works.
Closure to operate: 20th January at 09:30hrs to 22nd January at 16:30hrs (Off-peak only) Traffic control to operate, delays expected.

16/12/2021 09:17:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

A8, Belfast Road, Larne, - Lane Closure, A8, Belfast Road, Larne

Lane Closure required for Virgin Media Installation.
Closure to operate: Off-Peak Only 

15/12/2021 16:20:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Alliance Avenue, Belfast, - Road Closure, Alliance Avenue, Belfast



Road closure required for  NIW-NEW SEWER CONNECTION
Closure to operate: Continuously. Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Deerpark Road, Cliftondene Park, Old Park Road.

15/12/2021 10:48:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Hamel Drive, Belfast, - Road Closure, Hamel Drive, Belfast



Road closure required for Major drainage works to take place for DFI Rivers
Closure to operate: Continuously Diversion to operate, delays expected.
Alternative Route Via: Downshire Park East, Downshire Park North, Downshire Park Central, Cregagh Road, Hamel Drive

14/12/2021 10:34:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Crumlin Road, Belfast, - Lane Closure, Crumlin Road, Belfast



Lane Closure required for Drilling Boreholes and Slit Trenches
Closure to operate: Daily Traffic control to operate, delays expected.


14/12/2021 10:17:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Crumlin Road, Belfast, - Lane Closure, Crumlin Road, Belfast



Lane Closure required for Drainage Repairs 
Closure to operate: Off peak only. Traffic control to operate, delays expected.


17/05/2021 16:53:00 : ROADWORKS BELFAST

Ravenhill Avenue - Road closure, Ravenhill Avenue, Belfast

Continuously for 18 months.Alternate route - Ravenhill Road, Ardenlee Avenue, Cregagh Road, Ravenhill Avenue or Ravenhill Road, My Ladys Road, Woodstock Road.