Phoenix Natural Gas is currently extending the natural gas pipeline within County Down. For further information on the extension programme, you can download the information booklet here: Gas to East Down Project
This page provides real-time updates on current works and information on road closures and diversions.
A lane closure is in operation on B2 Downpatrick Road between Teconnaught Road and Cumber Road from Monday 24 April to Sunday 4 June inclusive. Temporary traffic lights are in operation.
A lane closure is in operation on B2 Annacloy Road at the junction with Belfast Road until Sunday 30 April 2017.
A lane closure is in operation on A7 Belfast Road between A2 Annacloy Road and New Bridge Street from Wednesday 19 April to Sunday 30 April 2017 inclusive.
The B175 is closed from Spa to Ballynahinch Road, with local access only. Teams are currently located in two areas on the B175, with road closures and diversions in place.
Work is being carried out on the Dunmore Road B175 between Ballymaglave Road and Edendarriff Road from Monday 24 April for approximately six weeks. A shuttle bus is in operation for school children during this time - please contact Translink for further information on 028 90666630 or at www.translink.co.uk.
Work is being carried out between the junctions of Ballymaglave Road (Spa) and Chapel Hill (Drumaroad) from Wednesday 19 April to Sunday 13 August inclusive. A diversion is in operation.
B175 Spa Road Diversion Map
Ballymacormick Road is closed to traffic between the junction of Hillsborough Road and Backnamullagh Road until Sunday 21 May 2017 inclusive. A diversion is in operation.
Ballymacormick Road Diversion Map
Knox Road is closed to traffic until Sunday 30 April inclusive, with local access only. A diversion is in operation.
Knox Road Diversion Map
Backnamullagh Road is closed to traffic between Knox Road and Grove Road between Monday 24 April and Sunday 7 May inclusive.
Backnamullagh Road Diversion
Cumber Road will be closed to traffic between the junctions of C288 - Drumaness Road and B2 - Downpatrick Road from Wednesday 19 April 2017 until Sunday 28 May 2017 inclusive. A diversion will operate along C288 Drumaness Road, C288 Crawfordstown Road, U109 Magheralone Road and B2 Downpatrick Road.
Cumber Road Diversion Map
*Please note, these are estimated timescales and may be affected by changing conditions. Please check this page for continued updates to works information*
Works are also in progress to connect homes and businesses to the main natural gas pipeline. Roads currently experiencing infill activity include:
- Clanwilliams Close/Cottages/Park
- Lord Moira Park
- Culcavy Road
- Monument Road
- Dromore Road