UPDATE: £200,000 resurfacing scheme for Crawfordsburn Road, Newtownards

Date published: 07 June 2019

The £200,000 carriageway resurfacing scheme on the Crawfordsburn Road, Newtownards which commenced on Monday 29 April 2019 is entering its final stage.

Raking whilst resurfacing a footway

The £200,000 carriageway resurfacing scheme on the Crawfordsburn Road, Newtownards which commenced on Monday 29 April 2019 is entering its final stage.

The resurfacing work will extend a distance of approximately 650 metres, including 280 metres of footway, and will deliver significant improvements to both the structural integrity and surface of the road.

To facilitate the work the following traffic management will be in place:

  • The rolling lane closure with temporary traffic control between Crawfordsburn Road junction with Hardford Link and its junction with Saratoga Avenue will continue from Monday to Friday between 7.00 am and 4.30 pm until 23 June.
  • Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 10 – 12 June, 9.00 am – 4.30 pm, Crawfordsburn Road, Newtownards will be closed to through traffic.
  • Saturday 15 June, 6.00 pm – 12 midnight, Crawfordsburn Road, Newtownards will be closed to through traffic.
  • Sunday 16 June and Sunday 23 June, 7.00 am – 10.00 pm, Crawfordsburn Road, Newtownards will be closed to through traffic.

During the closure times a two-way diversion will be in place via Belfast Road, Holywood Road and Ballysallagh Road.

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.

The Department has programmed the work and traffic management arrangements to minimise any inconvenience, however, drivers should expect some delays and are advised to leave additional time when planning any journeys.

Completion of the work by 23 June 2019 is dependent on favourable weather conditions, however, the Department will keep the public informed of any change

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

Notes to editors: 

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