Traffic Calming Scheme - Downshire Road, Carrickfergus

Consultation opened on 22 June 2021. Closing date 09 August 2021.


Notice is hereby given that under Article 65 of the Road (NI) Order 1993, DFI-Roads proposes to provide traffic calming measures on Downshire Road, Carrickfergus, between the A2 Larne Road and Windermere Road, in order to control the speed of traffic.


Consultation description

The works will consist of –

3 x speed cushions across the carriageway at eight separate locations, which will be side tapered with each speed cushion measuring approximately 1.9 metres in width, 3.1 metres in length and 80 mm in height.

The speed cushions will be constructed in accordance with the Road Humps Regulations (NI) 1999.  All road markings and signage will be in accordance with the Traffic Signs Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997. 

Inspecting the proposal

A plan of the proposals may be inspected online, free of charge, before 9 August 2021.

Alternatively, the plan can be inspected in person by visiting the Department at the address below.  This is by appointment only which can be arranged either by email using the office email address or by telephone during office hours (Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) on 028 7034 1300.

Department for Infrastructure
Ballymena Traffic
County Hall
BT42 1QG

Making an objection

Objections to these proposals may be made in writing to the Department for Infrastructure, via e-mail to  or via letter to the Department at the address below before 9 August 2021. All objections or other representations must specify the grounds on which they are made.

Northern Division
Divisional Headquarters
County Hall
Castlerock Road
BT51 3HS

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