Newtownabbey road closed for street lighting works

Motorists are advised that a section of the Floral Road in Newtownabbey is closed for works.

Wednesday, 14th April 2021, 4:52 pm

The lane closure with traffic control commenced today (Wednesday). It is operating from 200 metres before the Antrim Road to the Whitewell Road. The work will take place weekdays only from 9.30am until 4.30pm.

The work is being carried out by DfI Roads contractors. The closure is to allow for the installation of cables and poles for street lighting.

Road users are advised to expect an estimated delay of up to five minutes.

Work started today.

The work is due to be completed by 4.30pm on Thursday, May 6.


A £0.5m maintenance scheme on the M2 Bellevue Bridge commenced on April 12. For more on this story, read here


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