Department for Infrastructure

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Our responsibilities

Road improvement schemes

How the public road network is managed, maintained and developed, as well as delivery of wider transport projects

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Transport initiatives

Belfast Rapid Transit, Belfast on the Move and the Department's transport plans for Northern Ireland

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Roads

Roads policies and legislation including the process and licencing requirements for road openings carried out by utility companies

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Public transport

The Department's role in bus, rail and ferry travel including relevant legislation and our supported travel programmes

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Active travel

Sustainable transport policies, primarily focused on cycling and walking in Northern Ireland.

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Waterways

Inland Waterways, the Lagan Towpath and the Department's work with, the cross-border body, Waterways Ireland.

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TransportNI procurement

Procurement activities, ranging from supplies and services, and small-scale works to major road maintenance and high value capital construction projects.

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Road users

Promoting and improving road safety via education, licensing and regulation of transportation.

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Water and sewerage services

Policy in relation to the water and sewerage industry and for discharging the Department’s statutory and other duties

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Ports

The Department’s role in air and seaports serving Northern Ireland

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Statistics and research

Statistics and research that inform decision making within the Department’s areas of responsibility

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Regional development

Delivering the Regional Development Strategy 2035

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Planning

Determination of regionally significant and “called-in” planning applications; regional planning policy’ planning legislation; oversight and guidance for councils and performance management.

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Rivers and flooding

Reducing the risk to life and damage to property from flooding from rivers and the sea, undertaking watercourse and coastal flood management in a sustainable manner.

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Our documents

Access to information

How to request information from the Department for Infrastructure including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.


The Minister

Department for Infrastructure

Chris Hazzard MLA was appointed Minister for Infrastructure in May 2016. As one of the younger Executive Ministers at just 31 years old, he has combined a fresh approach with hard work on the ground in local communities and in the Assembly. 

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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

Contact us

Department for Infrastructure
Departmental Co-ordination Unit
Clarence Court
10-18 Adelaide Street
Belfast
BT2 8GB

Email:  dcu@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk

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.

Alternatively contact us using our feedback form or view our complaints procedure.

In the event of an emergency outside office hours please contact the relevant TransportNI Division.

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