East Down Project

New Ground

Breaking new ground en route to East Down...

Updated 12th January 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.

Newcastle

Carnacavill Road, Maghera, Newcastle, will be closed to traffic from the Ballyloughlin Road / Wateresk Road junction to Carrigs Road from 03/01/2018 to 12/01/2018. A diversion is in operation.

Carnacavill Road Diversion Map

A road closure is in operation on the Wateresk Road, Maghera, from Ballybannon Road to Ballyloughlin Road, Maghera Village, from 03/01/2018 to 17/01/2018. A diversion is in operation.

Wateresk Road Diversion Map

A lane closure is in operation on the A50 Newcastle/Castlewellan Road from Church Hill Road to Burrendale Hotel from 05/02/2018 to 18/02/2018.

Church Hill Road, Maghera, Newcastle, will be closed to traffic from Carrigs Road to A50 Newcastle/Castlewellan Road from 22/01/2018 to 04/02/2018. A diversion is in operation.

Church Hill Road Diversion Map

A lane closure is in operation on Bryansford Road Bridge, near Spelga Avenue, and on Bryansford Road Bridge, near Council car park, from 15/01/2018 to 16/01/2018.

Carrigs Road, Newcastle, will be closed to traffic from the junction of Carnacavill Road and Church Hill Road from 16/01/2018 to 11/02/2018. A diversion is in operation.

Carrigs 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*

Infill Commencing January 2018

From w/c 15th January:

  1. Downpatrick - Market Street to St Patrick's Avenue Junction commencing 02/01/2018. Extending to 26/01/2018.
  2. Downpatrick - New Bridge Street/Church Street to Saul Way Junction commencing 08/01/2018. Anticipated 12 days open cut dual trench (approximate estimate only, subject to change)
  3. Mazetown - Gravelhill Road (commencing 09/01/2018)

Spa

  1. Ballymacglave Road
  2. Dunmore Road


Ballynahinch

  1. Windmill Avenue
  2. Loughside Drive
  3. Windmill Street

Crossgar

  1. Kilwood Park, Crescent and Close
  2. Rannoche Close

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