£204,000 road improvement scheme at Ravernet Road, Lisburn

Date published: 17 July 2017

A carriageway resurfacing scheme on Ravernet Road in Lisburn is due to commence on Monday 24 July 2017.

Road resurfacing

The scheme will increase the life of the road, greatly improving the strength and ride quality of the carriageway along this busy route.

Resurfacing the stretch of carriageway from Hillsborough Old Road to Comber Road will be carried out over four consecutive weeks between 7.00 am and 8.00 pm. The scheme is expected to be completed by end of August 2017.

To help ensure the safety of road users and contractors the improvements will be carried out under road closures.  Diversionary routes will be signed. Local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the scheme.

The dates and duration of the road closures will be dependent on the progress of the scheme and on favourable weather conditions. In order to help ensure the safety of road users and road workers the public is asked to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions and to drive with care when travelling through, or in the vicinity, of the works.

Whilst the Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise any inconvenience to the public, motorists should expect delays and allow additional time when planning any journey.

For traffic information about this and other improvement schemes visit: http://www.trafficwatchni.com/

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