Traffic: Northland Road lane closure for 3 weeks

City centre bound traffic past Magee will be prohibited for three weeks.
City centre bound traffic past Magee will be prohibited for three weeks.

Southbound traffic will be barred from the section of the Northland Road from the old Claremont Church to Lawrence Hill for three weeks from Monday, June 29, to facilitate the replacement of street lights.

The Council has asked residents in the Northland Road, Lawrence Hill, Rock Road, Strand Road and Queen’s Quay areas to leave their bins out for collection by 7am for the next three week period to facilitate planned road works being carried out by the Department for Regional Development NI.

Council has been contacted by the DRDNI to inform that through traffic in one direction of the B507 Northland Road from U1513 Rock Road to U1512 Northland Road, will be temporary closed for three weeks from Monday next 29 June until Sunday 18 July, to facilitate the relaying of street lighting ducts and the replacement of street lighting.

A diversion route will be signposted via U1512 Rock Road, A2 Strand Road, A2 Queen’s Quay Roundabout, A2 Strand Road and U1512 Lawrence Hill.

A spokesperson for the Council’s cleansing section explained that in an effort to relieve traffic congestion expected in and around these areas, householders are being urged to leave their bins out earlier in the mornings for collection.