A £215,000 road improvement scheme on the A3 Moira Road is set to begin on Monday ( June 27).
It involves extensive reconstruction and resurfacing of a 650m section between Rosevale Meadows and Hulls Lane andincludes the upgrade of the signalised Moira Road and Knockmore Road junction. Work is expected to be complete in September.
Minister Chris Hazzard said: “This significant local investment will improve the strength and quality of this route, help resolve ongoing maintenance issues associated with the road and provide improved pedestrian facilities with an upgrade of signal equipment at the Moira Road and Knockmore Road junction.
Works will be carried out under temporary traffic control between 9.30am and 4.30pm Monday to Friday. Local access will be maintained.
During September, weekend and overnight road closures will be required. Diversions will be in operation.
TransportNI plans to minimise inconvenience but drivers should expect some delays and are advised to allow additional time when travelling.
For information about this and other TransportNI improvement schemes visit: http://www.trafficwatchni.com