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A7 Gas 13

Breaking new ground en route to East Down

Updated 23rd October 2020

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

  • Castlewellan Road - Excavation work is complete. Site clearance is now taking place with the area currently being reinstated. 
  • Tullybrannigan Rise - Completion date extended to Friday 30 October.   
  • South Promenade - Works ongoing until Thursday 17 December.
  • King Street - Starts Monday 26 October for 1 week with road closure in place.
  • Bryansford Road - Starts Monday 26 October until Wednesday 28 October with road closure in place.
  • Shimna Road - Starts Thursday 29 October for 2 weeks. 

Downpatrick

  • Demesne Hollow - Excavation is now complete. Site clearance is now taking place with the area currently being reinstated. 
  • Demesne Crescent - Works extended for 1 week from Friday 23 October 
  • Edward Street & Pound Lane: Starting Saturday 24 October; due for completion on Sunday 26 October with reinstatement taking place on Monday 26 October.

Dundrum

  • Main street - Excavation is now complete. Site clearance is now taking place with the area currently being reinstated. 

Dromore

  • Quillyburn Manor - Works extended for 1 week from Friday 23 October 
  • Bishopshill - Starts Wednesday 14 October for 3 weeks 

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

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