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Road closures ahead as £310,000 resurfacing scheme to start next week

Work to start on Monday at Waringstown

Road closures will be put in place when work gets underway on a £310,000 carriageway resurfacing in Waringstown, next week.

The scheme – which starts on Monday – will involve partial reconstruction and resurfacing of the carriageway on Main Street and Banbridge Road, from Cambrai Heights to Clare Road, a distance of about one kilometer.

The Department for Infrastructure spokesperson said this will deliver “significant improvements to both the structural integrity and surface of the road”.

Work is expected to be complete by Saturday, September 8.

A full road closure on Main Street and Banbridge Road, will be in place from 8am on Monday until 6pm on Sunday, August 26.

From them on the road will be closedd overnight from 7pm until 6am, between Monday, August 27 and Saturday, September 8.

Traffic will be diverted via Lurgan, Gilford and Lawrencetown using: – A26 Banbridge Road, B3 Gilford Road/Plantation Road, and A50 Banbridge Road. Diversionary routes will be signed and local access for residents will be maintained at all times during the works.

The spokesperson added: “The Department has programmed the work operations and traffic management arrangements to minimise inconvenience.

“Drivers should, however, expect some delays and are advised to allow additional time when travelling in the area.

“To help ensure the safety of road users and road workers, the public is asked to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions and to drive with care when travelling through, or in the vicinity, of the works.

“The dates and duration of the works will be dependent on the progress of the scheme and on favourable weather conditions.”

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