Hazzard - £200,000 Road improvements for Armagh Road, Portadown

Date published: 20 September 2016

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced that a £200,000 road improvement scheme on A3 Armagh Road, Portadown is set to begin on Monday 26 September.

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Resurfacing will take place on approximately 700 metres of the A3 Armagh Road east of Vicarage Road. Work is expected to be complete by Friday 7 October.

Minister Chris Hazzard said:

“The A3 provides a vital link between Armagh and Portadown. The improvements in the Vicarage Road will be greatly improved and serve people in the area for many years.”

To help ensure the safety of road users and contractors, traffic management will be in place. Any diversions will be well sign posted and local access will be maintained.

The Department has planned the works operations and traffic management to minimise any inconvenience, however, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when travelling in the area.

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