Hazzard announces completion of £200,000 resurfacing scheme for A3 Northway, Portadown

Date published: 31 October 2016


Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced that a £200,000 resurfacing scheme for A3 Northway, Portadown is complete.

Resurfacing work

Work on the 250 metre scheme began on 17 October 2016 and was completed on 29 October 2016. The resurfacing extended from outside Portadown railway station towards Armagh, taking in the junctions of West Street and Corcrain Road.

Chris Hazzard said:

“This is a main link road between Armagh and the M1 motorway so completion of these works is welcome news for between 25,000 and 30,000 drivers that use this road on a daily basis.

“The growth of our economy depends on having good infrastructure in place to meet the needs of our people. The benefits of the re-surfacing scheme to the A3 Northway go towards helping meet these needs and improving transport connections for people, goods and services.”

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