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22/09/2022

Co Down Carriageway To Undergo Resurfacing Works

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A series of roadworks are set to begin in the County Down town of Kilkeel, starting next week.

The Department for Infrastructure is leading a £391,000 scheme on Greencastle Street, extending from the Newry Street junction to Manse Road. It will include resurfacing of the carriageway and upgrading of road drainage.

Work will begin on Monday 26 September and is expected to reach completion by Friday 25 November.

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To help ensure the safety of those using the road and to facilitate the works, it will be necessary to operate road closures, from 7pm to 6am weekdays starting Monday 26 September 2022 through to Saturday 08 October 2022 and 9.30am to 4.30pm on weekdays starting Monday 17 October 2022 to Friday 25 November 2022.

Access for residents, businesses and emergency services will be maintained at all times, although some minor delays may be experienced and road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey.

An alternative route will be signed with traffic being diverted as follows: A2 Newry Street – Scrogg Road – Greencastle Road and vice versa.

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