£351,000 road improvement scheme for Moyarget Road, Derrykeighan

£351,000 road improvement scheme for Moyarget Road, Derrykeighan

A £351,000 carriageway resurfacing scheme on the Moyarget Road, Derrykeighan will commence on Monday 2 August 2021.

The works will extend for a distance of approximately 2 kilometres and will greatly improve the strength and surface quality of the road.

Minister Mallon welcomed the scheme:

“This investment will greatly improve this section of the road network for the benefit of local residents and those who travel through the area. I would like to thank the public and local residents in advance for their cooperation and ask that they comply with all temporary traffic restrictions while these much needed works are completed.”

To facilitate the works, it will be necessary to operate a road closure (Monday to Saturday) between the hours of 7.30 am and 7.00 pm from Monday 2 August until Saturday 21 August 2021.  During these times a diversion will be in place via Castlecatt Road-Toberdoney Road and vice versa.

Local access for residents and emergency services will be maintained at all times.

The Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise inconvenience to the public. Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey and to follow the alternative routes which will be clearly signed on the approaches to the closure.

Completion of the work by 21 August 2021 is dependent on favourable weather conditions. The Department will keep the public informed of any change. All work will be carried out in line with current public health and health and safety advice, with safe systems of working in place for staff and contractors.

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