The Roads (Speed Limit) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

Consultation opened on 08 January 2020. Closing date 31 January 2020.


The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) proposes to make an Order entitled The Roads (Speed Limit) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020.


Consultation description

The Order will–

  • apply a 40 miles per hour speed limit to Mayfield Link, Newtownabbey and to lengths of Sandholes Road and Strifehill Road, Cookstown; Fenaghy Road, Cullybackey; Woodgreen Road, Kells; Lisnagole Road, Lisnaskea; Maydown Road, Londonderry; and Moneymore Road, Magherafelt and Dublin Road, Omagh;
  • apply a 50 miles per hour speed limit to a length of Lisnagole Road, Lisnaskea;
  • de-restrict a length of Gulladuff Road, Bellaghy so that the national speed limit applies;
  • apply a 30 miles per hour speed limit to a length of Hulls Lane, Lisburn; and
  • revoke a number of speed limits so that a 30 miles per hour speed limit (restricted by street lighting) will apply to Drumbroughas North Road, Lisnaskea and to lengths of Gulladuff Road, Bellaghy; Moneymore Road, Loughbrickland; Derrymacash Road and Derrytrasna Road, Lurgan; Armagh Road Newry and Dublin Road, Omagh.

Inspecting the proposal

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 Northern Division
County Hall
182 Galgorm Road
BT42 1QG

DfI Roads and Rivers Southern Division
Marlborough House
Central Way
BT64 1AD


2 Springfield Road
Carnbane Industrial Estate
BT35 6EF

DfI Roads and Rivers Eastern Division
Annex 7
Castle Buildings
Stormont Estate

DfI Roads and Rivers Western Division
County Hall
Drumragh Avenue
BT79 7AF

Making an objection

Any person may object or make other representations before 31 January 2020, specifying the grounds on which they are made by writing or emailing the Department at the addresses above.

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