Schemes included in the various programmes listed are contained in the Belfast Metropolitan Transport Plan and the Regional Strategic Transport Network Transport Plan.
Details last updated on 24 October 2013
|Road No||Road Description||Improvements||Estimate £M||Due Completion|
|A8||Belfast - Larne Road||Upgrade 14km of existing route to dual carriageway||120M - 135M||May 2015|
|A2||Shore Road Greenisland||Widen 3.5km of single carriageway to four lane carriageway between Jordanstown and Seapark.||40m - 50m||Summer 2015|
These schemes are to be taken through the statutory procedures and will advance on confirmation of funding.
Details last updated on 24 October 2013
|Road No||Road Description||Improvements||Status||Estimate £M|
|A55||Knock Road Widening Scheme||Carriageway Widening||Environmental Statement ,Notice of Intention to make a Direction Order and Notice of Intention to make a Vesting Order published in November 2009. Notice of Intention to Proceed and Direction Order published in September 2012.||12M - 16M|
|A3||Armagh North & West Link||Link Road||Review of Stage1 approved by Roads Service Board April 2008. Public Information Day on the preferred option held 26 June 2008. Amey Consulting progressing Specimen Design. Stage 2 Report under consideration.||55M - 75M|
|A6||Londonderry to Dungiven||Dual Carriageway||Roads Service published Draft Statutory Orders (Trunk Road Order, Private Access Order, Vesting Orders) and Environmental Statements for the proposed scheme on Wednesday 14 December 2011. Public Exhibitions held from 14 December 2011to 2 March 2012. Objections received. Public Inquiry held on 24 September 2012.||320M - 390M|
|A6||Randalstown to Castledawson||14.0km of Dual Carriageway||Direction Order and Environmental Statement: Notice to Proceed were confirmed in March 2011 for each part of the scheme; Vesting Orders will be confirmed at a later time. A Public Inquiry to examine an alternative junction layout to connect the Toome to Castledawson dual carriageway to Annaghmore Road and Bellshill Road at Castledawson will be held in February 2012. The Departmental Statement for the Planning Application was published January 2012. Revised Planning Application for junction was submitted in June 2013. Planning application advertised on 11 July 2013.||100M - 115M|
Aughnacloy (Border) - Londonderry
|Dual Carriageway||Public information days held April / May 2008. Minister announced preferred route 21 July 2009. Minister announced the appointment of contractors for the scheme 7 December 2009. Environmental Statement ,Notice of Intention to make a Direction Order and Notice of Intention to make a Vesting Order published in November 2010. Amendments to Environmental statement publisehed in December 2010 and January 2011. Objections received. Public Inquiry started on 9 May 2011 and was completed on 1 July 2011. RoI funding was deferred on 10 November 2011. Minister announced funding for sections between Londonderry to Strabane and Omagh to Ballybawley on 14 February 2012. Minister announced decision to proceed with two sections on 31 July 2012. Notice of Intention to Proceed, Notice of Intention to make a Direction Order and relevant Notice of Intention to make a Vesting Order published in Aigust 2012. Legal challenge received on 10 September 2012. Preliminary hearing held on 29 November 2012. Interim relief (injunction) hearing held on 17 December 2012, main hearing held on 12 - 14 February 2013. Judge rejected all but one of the challenges on 12 March 2013. The Department will make further submissions on a point of law to be considered at a hearing on 12 April 2013. At a further hearing o 8 April 2013, the judge ruled that the Orders were quashed. The Minister decided not to appeal. An appropriate assessment is now being carried out.||650M - 850M|
|A31||Magherafelt Bypass||3.0km single carriageway bypass linking Moneymore Road to Castledawson Road.||Public Inquiry held 29 April - 1 May 2009. Inspector's report received June 2009. Notices of Intention and Environmental Statement published June 2008. Notice of Intention and Direction Order published in September 2010. Scheme funding confirmed on 21 October 2013.||35M - 45M|
|A26||Glarryford to A44 Drones Road||Provide 8km Dual Carriageway.||Preferred Route announced 11 August 2008. Environmental Statement ,Notice of Intention to make a Direction Order and Notice of Intention to make a Vesting Order published in March 2012. Public Exhibition to be held on 27 & 28 March 2012. Objections received. Public Inquiry being held on 5 November 2012. Scheme funding confirmed on 21 October 2013.||50M - 70M|
|A2||Sydenham Bypass||Widening from 2-lane dual carriageway to 3-lane dual carriageway.||Preliminary Options Report approved by Roads Service Board March 2008. Stage 2 Report approved by Roads Service Board on 21 December 2009. Public Exhibition Events were held on 24th February and on Monday 1st March 2010.||40M - 55M|
|A32||Omagh - Enniskillen||On-line and off-line improvements including 2+1 single carriageway at various sections.||
Cornamuck Scheme - (2km single carriageway realignment). Stage 2 Report approved by Roads Service Board on 13 March 2012.
Esker Bog, Drumskinny - (1.5km single carriageway realignment). Stage 1 Report approved by Roads Service Board on 13 March 2012. Stage 2 Report approved by Roads Service Board on 27 February 2013.
5m - 6.5m
|A2||Buncrana Road, Londonderry||Widening between Pennyburn Roundabout and Border with Republic of Ireland.||Minister announced preferred route 10 February 2009.||45M - 60M|
|A29||Cookstown Bypass||2.8km single carriageway distributor road between Dungannon Road and Old Coagh Road.||Stage 1 Report approved by Roads Service Board 17 December 2008. Public consultation held 22 January 2009. Stage 2 Report approved by Roads Service Board 29 March 2010. Public Exhibition Day held on 10 June 2010.||30M - 40M|
|A24||Ballynahinch Bypass||4.1km single carriageway bypass and climbing lanes.||Stage 1 Report approved by Roads Service Board 26 February 2009. Public Exhibition held on 12 November 2009. Stage 2 Report approved on 23 January 2012 and announced by the Minister on 25 January 2012.||40M - 50M|
|A2||Ballykelly Bypass||6km of 2+1 single carriageway to bypass Ballykelly.||Stage 2 Report approved by Roads Service Board on 1 March 2010. Preferred Route announced on 26 March 2010.||Under review|
Scheme Brochure (DRD Publication Scheme)
|Provide grade separated junction at the last remaining part of Westlink which has a traffic signalled junction.||
Stage 1 Report approved by Roads Service Board on 26 March 2009.
Public Exhibition held on 1-2 June 2011.
Stage 2 Report approved on 25 October 2012 and announced by the Minister on 6th December 2012.
|100M – 135M|