A55 Knock Road / Glen Road – Signal Upgrade to Crossing Facility

Date published: 30 June 2020

A £288,000 pedestrian and cyclist signal upgrade has commenced on the A55 Knock Road Dual Carriageway at the Glen Road junction.

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The upgrade to the crossing facility will improve road safety for cyclists and pedestrians, and in particular vulnerable road users such as, children, the elderly and those with a disability wishing to travel from the Braniel Estate to the Connswater Community Greenway.

Minister Mallon is committed to delivering sustainable infrastructure that will transform communities and improve lives.  This improved linkage will give benefits to the whole community and help encourage more people to consider walking and cycling journeys.

During the works lane closures will be in operation Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm. The works are due to be completed on 31 July 2020.

The Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise inconvenience to the public, however road users should expect some delays and allow additional time when planning their journey.

The Department will keep the public informed of any change to this programme.  All work will be carried out in line with current public health and health and safety advice, with safe systems of working in place for staff and contractors.

For more information about this and other improvement schemes visit: www.trafficwatchni.com/twni/

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