Road Closures 14.11.14


Emergency News:
Following recent wet weather, the public should be aware of the continuing risk of flooding.

Roads affected by the rain across the province include:



Laverys Bridge Road, Moira – CLOSED
Cockhill Road, Lisburn – Remains CLOSED.
Feney Road, Moira – CLOSED.
Clarehill Road, Moira – CLOSED.
Blaris Road, Lisburn – CLOSED.
Bridge Road, Lurgan – CLOSED.
Laney Rd – CLOSED
Innisloughan Rd – CLOSED
Dunnygarton Road – CLOSED
All due to river flooding.

Hillhall Road, Lisburn REOPENED


All lanes and locations open along A1 Lisburn to Newry.

Castwellan – Clonvaraghan Road – CLOSED between Ballyrock Rd and Wood Road – local diversion in place.


Ballyholland Road, Newry – CLOSED.
Bridge Street, Newry REOPENED.
Greenan Road Newry – road closed
B30 at Annduff road closed due to river levels
Dorans Hill and Watson Road CLOSED at 2200hrs.

Teconnaught Rd, Crossgar – Flood signs in place and passible with care.
A1 southbound, 1 lane closed at Katesbridge/Gowdystown Road – Police are asking motorists to drive with extreme caution on the A1 carriageway in the Banbridge area due to flooding at several locations.

A51 Armagh Road Tandragee closed at junction with Cooley Hill Road.
B131 Legacorry Road, Richill and A28 Gosford Road, Loughgilly part flooded but passable
A3 Portadown Road Armagh at couple of locations – passable with care
B114 Tannyoky Road Poyntzpass – closed

A2 Millisle Road, Donaghadee. At Ballyvester Car Park. Road flooded.
A2 Millisle Road, Donaghadee. Between Ballyvester Car Park and Craigboye Road at Cable Corner. Road flooded
1. C0266: 39 Ballyrainey Road, Comber
2. A0020: Kempe Stones Road Roundabout Blair mayne Rd
5. U0214: 20 Springmount Road, Ballygowan. Flooding at property. Resident concerned that flood may enter dwelling.
6. U0199: Lisbarnett Road, Lisbane. Near doctor’s surgery. Serious flooding reported.
7. U0540: Wallace Gardens, Lisbane. Serious flooding reported.
8. A0002: 54 & 56 Warren Road, Donaghadee. Blocked gully, flooding on road reported 9 inches deep.

Reports of flooding at the following locations Drumhore Rd, Tullylish, Gilford, Brookfield Industrial Estate, Clanmagher Rd,Ballyward, High Street, Gilford, Ballygowan Rd, Banbridge, Bannview Rd, Banbridge, Scarva Rd, Banbridge, Mayfield Grove, Kinallen, Old Mill Rd, Scarva, Stramore Rd, Gilford.
B2 Lurgan Road, Dromore, is closed due to subsidence. Diversions are in place via Lisnasure Road, B9 Moygannon Road, Donaghcloney Road and Blackskull Road.



Lisadvin Road -CLOSED
Ballyhuskey Road – CLOSED
Drumlester Road, Sixmilecross – CLOSED due to flooding
The B46 Moylagh Road, Seskinore is closed due to flooding

Ballylawn Road – CLOSED
A5 Victoria Road at Magheramason (part of the main Strabane to Londonderry Road) is flooded. Traffic is advised to proceed with extreme caution or to use an alternative route. The Clampernow Road adjacent to the A5 is closed
U1827 Ballylaw Road has been closed at its junction with U1828 Lowertown Road due a high water levels in a stream flooding the road.
Flooding signs have been erected on B50 Castlederg Road, Drumquin due to a significant flow of water running across the road from adjoining land.
Flooding signs have also been erected on C606 Ballynacross Road, Donemana.


Lisdillon Road (local road between Donemana and Drumahoe) flooded but passable
Clampernow Road, Derry closed.
Cookstown and Magherafelt:

B40 Roshure Road, Magherafelt – flooding drive with care
B42 Lisnamuck Road, Tobermore – flooding drive with care

A6 Castledawson By-Pass – flooding drive with care

A29 at Swatragh – flooding drive with care

North of the Province;


Flooding on Benvardin Road, Ballybogey close to animal sanctuary (Ballycastle Road) – drive with extreme care

In the event of flooding, if anyone is in need of rescue dial 999 otherwise telephone the Flooding Incident Line on 0300 2000 100. The Flooding Incident Line provides the public with a single point of contact to report that their property is flooded or flooding.

Please note, this will be updated as often as possible, but may not be a complete list of all roads closed.

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