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26/02/2020

Lighting Improvements For Bangor-Belfast Route

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The A2 route which runs from Bangor to Belfast is set to undergo significant lighting upgrades.

A £150,000 street lighting scheme has been announced for the road, which will see new LED technology installed to improve the key route.

This will involve the installation of 36 new street lighting columns with new LED lights on both the eastbound and westbound carriageways between the Holywood Exchange off slip and Sullivan Place, near the train station.

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Work on the Bangor-bound carriageway will begin on Monday 02 March and will continue until Friday 03 April, while work on the Belfast-bound carriageway will be completed between Monday 23 March and Friday 17 April.

During these dates it will be necessary to implement a series of lane closures between 9.30 am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

The Department for Infrastructure has advised road users to expect some delays and allow additional time when travelling in the area.

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