Long-running dispute over road safety improvements takes new turn

The completion of long-awaited safety improvement works at two busy junctions on Lisburn’s Knockmore Road could still be some way off.

Ballyrobin Road. Pic by Google.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Main road to Belfast International Airport to be closed

The main road to Belfast International Airport will be closed over three days next week.

Edwin Poots MLA and Cllr Uel Mackin.

‘Further work needed to improve safety on dangerous road’

Two local DUP representatives have welcomed the completion of a road improvement scheme on a busy rural route on the outskirts of Lisburn.


WATCH: Dramatic moment R-driver has lucky escape at ‘dangerous’ junction

The owner of a local haulage company says a young R-driver is lucky to be alive after a terrifying near miss on a busy road outside Moira.


The Main Street in Moira has re-opened

The Main Street in Moira has now re-opened after it had been closed due to a collision.

The second most congested road in the UK is in Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland has most congested road in UK outside London

Northern Ireland has the most congested road anywhere in the UK outside London.


Translink prepares for introduction of new £1 coin

The new 12-sided £1 coin is coming into circulation on March 28 - and Translink has been preparing the way by recalibrating cash handling equipment and up-skilling staff.
Belfast International Airport.

Work postponed on main road to Belfast International Airport

Roadworks on a main road used to access Belfast International Airport will not be taking place this weekend.


Woman injured in car crash

Police are investigating a two-vehicle road traffic collision near Drumbo on Tuesday afternoon (January 24) following which a woman aged in her 60s had to be cut from her car by firefighters.

The A1 dual carriageway at Hillsborough Roundabout. Pic by Google

Work to begin on £230k A1 road safety project at Hillsborough

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced the start of a £230,000 road safety improvement scheme on the A1 dual carriageway at Hillsborough.

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Minister seeks to 'make life easier' for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues

A review of the renewal process for Blue Badge holders with life-long mobility issues is to be carried out at Stormont in an attempt to "make life easier" for those people.

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Paul Givan MLA has welcomed confirmation that a pedestrian crossing is to be developed at Derriaghy Road.

‘New crossing will improve road safety for pedestrians and schoolchildren’

Lagan Valley MLA Paul Givan has welcomed confirmation that funding has been secured for a controlled pedestrian crossing at Derriaghy Road.

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard (right) and Stephen Pollock from TransportNI Eastern Division check out the new roundabout at Temple Crossroads. Pic by Andrew Towe

Work complete on £1.2m road improvement scheme

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has welcomed the completion of a £1.2million road improvement scheme at Temple Crossroads in Co Down.

Cllr Alexander Redpath has called on TransportNI to focus its resources on keeping roads in good repair.

Pothole concerns: Repairs carried out on Belfast Road

TransportNI has carried out repairs to the road surface on the A3 Belfast Road outside Moira following complaints from drivers about “a massive pothole”.

A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

A1 reopens following earlier accident involving stag

The A1 road near Banbridge has reopened to traffic, police have said.

Pictured (l-r) at the site meeting near Dundrod are Cllr Alexander Redpath, Ivan Haire, Steve Aiken MLA, Eamonn McMahon and Graeme Salmon.

TransportNI to consider road safety improvements near Dundrod

TransportNI officials have vowed to look at the possibility of introducing new safety measures on the Divis Road near Dundrod.

Campaign looks to improve safety for cyclists on the roads

Should drivers give way to cyclists when turning left?

Fresh calls have been made for changes to the Highway Code which could improve the safety for cyclists at road junctions.

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Brenda Hale MLA

MLA calls on Finance Minister to back Knockmore Link project

Lagan Valley MLA Brenda Hale has called on Finance Minister Máirtín Ó Muilleoir to earmark funding for the long-awaited Knockmore Link project.

Police have been monitoring the speed of vehicles travelling through Annahilt.

Road safety concerns: Police cracking down on speeding in Annahilt

Police are warning motorists that they will be cracking down on the problem of speeding in Annahilt over the coming days and weeks.

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