A4 Annaghilla and A5 Tullyvar improvements - overview

The Department has carried out improvement works via two schemes, A4 Dungannon to Ballygawley and A4/A5 Improvements (A4 Annaghilla and A5 Tullyvar).

Status

  • constructed

 

Overview

The A4 and A5 are two of the five Key Transport Corridors identified in the Regional Development Strategy and the Regional Transportation Strategy. The Department carried out improvement works via two schemes:

  • A4/A5 Improvements (A4 Annaghilla & A5 Tullyvar)
  • A4 Dungannon to Ballygawley

A4/A5 improvements (A4 Annaghilla & A5 Tullyvar)

  • partial realignment of the existing A4 over a length of 3.8kms at Annaghilla to improve road safety and overtaking opportunities
  • partial realignment of the existing A5 over a length of 3.1kms at Tullyvar together with climbing lanes provided in both directions on Tullyvar Hill

A4 Dungannon to Ballygawley

This improvement work involved:

  • realignment and upgrading to Dual Carriageway of the A4 between Dungannon and Ballygawley
  • upgrading the existing junctions of the A4 and A5 in the vicinity of the Ballygawley roundabout

This work was delivered using a Public Private Partnership (PPP) known as Design, Build, Finance and Operate (DBFO).

Key Dates

  • A4/A5 Improvements (A4 Annaghilla & A5 Tullyvar) - work commenced during February 2008
  • Annaghilla opened to traffic on 5 February 2010 and Tullyvar opened to traffic on 19 February 2010
  • A4 Dungannon to Ballygawley - work commenced during February 2008
  • officially opened December 2010

Archaeology

The publication below focuses on archaeological features uncovered on the A4 and A5 corridors during the DBFO Package 2 Contract.

Updated 14 November 2016

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