The Prohibition of U-Turns (Belfast) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

Consultation opened on 29 July 2020. Closing date 21 August 2020.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Prohibition of U-Turns (Belfast) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020.


Consultation description

The Order will prohibit vehicles proceeding in a south-easterly direction along Bridge Street, Belfast from making a U-Turn at its junction with High Street, correct a minor drafting error and revoke and re-enact existing U-Turn prohibitions in Belfast.  Vehicles are excepted from the prohibitions in certain circumstances;

Inspecting the proposal

Full details are contained in the draft Order which, together with a map showing the road involved, may be inspected free of charge during office hours within the period below at the Department's address as follows:

DfI Roads and Rivers Eastern Division
Traffic Management
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Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate

During the current Covid-19 emergency access to this building is limited and inspection of the draft Order is by appointment only which can be arranged either by e-mail using the e-mail address above or by telephone during office hours (Mon to Fri 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) on 0300 200 7899.

Making an objection

Any person may, before 21 August 2020, object or make other representations to the proposal by writing to the Department at the address above or by emailing stating the grounds for objection.

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