East Down Project

A7 Gas 13

Breaking new ground en route to East Down...

Updated 13th September 2018

We are 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.

Ballynahinch / Saintfield

A lane closure is in operation on the A21 Saintfield Rd and Ballynahinch Rd from A24 Belfast Rd, Ballynahinch to The Meadows, Saintfield from 07:00 on Monday 10th September 2018 to 23:00 on Sunday 23rd September 2018 to facilitate resurfacing works. Temporary traffic lights are in operation.


Construction will commence on Mossvale Road on w/c 23 July 2018 for an estimated five weeks. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation.

Dromore Construction Map


  • Castlewellan Road – Construction is scheduled to commence from Burrendale Hotel to Hunters Walk on Monday 1st October 2018 for an estimated seven weeks, depending on ground conditions.
  • Dundrum Road (A2) – Construction is scheduled to commence following the completion of works on Castlewellan Road for an estimated seven weeks.

Newcastle Construction Map


  • James Terrace
  • Edenvale
  • Station Park


  • Meadow View
  • English Street
  • Mount Crescent
  • Church View Street
  • Bridge Street

Downpatrick Town Centre Works Map


  • Hillsborough Road
  • Gallows Street
  • Jubilee Road
  • Jubilee Heights


  • Drumaness Road
  • Cumber Grange

*Please note, these are estimated timescales and may be affected by changing conditions. Please check this page for continued updates to works information*

Project Brochure

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