The Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019

Consultation opened on 30 January 2019. Closing date 22 February 2019.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019.


Consultation description

The Order will–

apply a 20 miles per hour speed limit to:

  • Clogher - Ferndale.

apply a 30 miles per hour speed limit to a length of:

  • Armagh - Ballycrummy Road, Drumcoote Road and Navan Fort Road;
  • Moneyreagh - Hillsborough Road.

apply a 40 miles per hour speed limit to lengths of:

  • Armagh - The Rock Road;
  • Craigavon - Ardmore Road, Derryadd;
  • Gorthill - Loughbeg Road and Roguery Road;
  • Greysteel - Clooney Road;
  • Kells - Fernisky Road;
  • Moneyreagh - Hillsborough Road;
  • Portadown - Ardress Road, Ardress West Road, Blackisland Road, Breagh Road, Derrycrew Road, Derrygavad Road, Gilford Road, Summerisland Road, Route B28 and Summerisland Road, U7562; and
  • Randalstown - Maghereagh Road.
  • Newry - the entire length of Carnbane Way

apply a 50 miles per hour speed limit to a length of:

  • Gorthill - Roguery Road, and
  • Moneyglass - Roguery Road.

revoke a number of speed limits so that a 30 miles per hour speed limit (restricted by street lighting) will apply to lengths of:

  • Armagh - Cathedral Road;
  • Kells - Fernisky Road; and
  • Magherafelt - Gracefield Road and Ballymaguigan Road.

Vehicles are excepted from the restrictions in certain circumstances.

Inspecting the proposals

Full details are contained in the draft Order which, together with maps showing the roads involved, may be inspected free of charge during office hours within the period below at the addresses below 

Department for Infrastructure Headquarters
Room 301
Clarence Court
10-18 Adelaide Street
DfI Roads and Rivers Western Division
County Hall
Drumragh Avenue
BT79 7AF
DfI Roads and Rivers Eastern Division
Annexe 7
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate
Upper Newtownards Road
DfI Roads and Rivers Southern Division
Marlborough House
Central Way
BT64 1AD
DfI Roads and Rivers Northern Division
County Hall
Galgorm Road
BT42 8GC

Making an objection

Any person may object or make other representations before 22 Feburary 2019, specifying the grounds on which they are made by writing or emailing the Department at the addresses above.

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