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A7 Gas 13

Breaking new ground en route to East Down

Updated 15th January 2021

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.  

Castlewellan

  • Newcastle Road - Work commencing Monday 11 January for two weeks - lane closure.
  • Upper Square - Work commencing 11 January for 1.5 weeks - road closure with access to Circular Road maintained.
  • Lower Square - Work to commence Monday 18 January for one week - lane closure.
  • Circular Road - Work to commence Monday 25 January for one week - lane closure.

Newcastle

  • King Street – Work to commence Monday 11 January for three weeks - road closure.

Dromore

  • New Cottages - Work to start on Monday 18 January for four weeks. 
  • Fairview Park - Work to start on Monday 18 January for four weeks.
  • Wallace Park - Work to start on Monday 18 January for four weeks.
  • Bignian Park - Work to start on Monday 18 January for four weeks.
  • Mourne Grange - Work to start on Monday 18 January for four weeks.

Dundrum

  • Murlough View - Work to commence Monday 11 January for one week.
  • Main Street - Work to commence Monday 18 January for one week - lane closure.
  • Church View & Church Close - Work to commence Tuesday 19 January for 2.5 weeks.

Saintfield

  • Queens Park North – Work to commence Monday 11 January for one week.
  • Lower Square - Work to commence Monday 18 January for one week.
  • Queens Park - Work to commence Tuesday 19 January for 1.5 weeks.
  • Circular Road - Work to commence Thursday 21 January for one week

Downpatrick

  • Johns Crescent - Work to commence Thursday 14 January for two 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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