Department for Infrastructure
How the public road network is managed, maintained and developed, as well as delivery of wider transport projects… more
Belfast Rapid Transit - Glider, Belfast on the Move and the Department's transport plans for Northern Ireland… more
Roads policies and legislation including the process and licencing requirements for road openings carried out by utility companies… more
The Department's role in bus, rail and ferry travel including relevant legislation and our supported travel programmes… more
Sustainable transport policies, primarily focused on cycling and walking in Northern Ireland.… more
Inland Waterways, the Lagan Towpath and the Department's work with, the cross-border body, Waterways Ireland.… more
Procurement activities, ranging from supplies and services, and small-scale works to major road maintenance and high value capital construction projects.… more
Promoting and improving road safety via education, licensing and regulation of transportation.… more
Policy in relation to the water and sewerage industry and for discharging the Department’s statutory and other duties… more
Statistics and research that inform decision making within the Department’s areas of responsibility… more
The Department's role in the regeneration of the Crumlin Road Gaol in Belfast and the St Lucia site in Omagh.… more
In 2012, the NI Executive agreed to set up an interdepartmental group to develop a Strategic Drainage Infrastructure Plan (SDIP) for Belfast to support economic growth, protect the environment and address flood risk. The Department for Infrastructure established the Living With Water Programme (LWWP), a multi-agency initiative headed by the Department.… more
The Department’s role in the NI planning system including relevant legislation, regional policies and strategies and supporting practical guidance.… more
Management and structure
The Department operates under the direction and control of the Minister for Infrastructure. Civil Servants are accountable to the Minister and the Minister is accountable to the Assembly ... more
Corporate Policy Unit
10-18 Adelaide Street
Telephone: 028 9054 0540 (Text relay prefix 18001)
You can contact any specific member of senior staff in the Department through the main Departmental e-mail address by naming the officer you want your correspondence forwarded to.
In the event of an emergency outside office hours please contact the relevant DfI Roads Division.
There is presently no public access to our Roads or Rivers offices; please contact our Roads and Rivers teams by telephone, mail or email.