Updated closure times announced by Department for Bellevue Bridge works

The Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has announced changes to some of the dates of the overnight road and lane closures during the essential maintenance works on the M2 at Bellevue Bridge.

Thursday, 27th May 2021, 3:56 pm

The £0.5m maintenance scheme on the M2 Bellevue Bridge commenced on April 12. For more on the programme, click here

To facilitate the works it will be necessary to have a number of overnight road and lane closures with all lanes open to traffic from 6am to 11pm Monday to Friday.

There will be full closures in both directions on the following dates: 11pm on Thursday, May 27 until 6am on Friday, May 28, 11pm on May 28 until 6am on May 29, 11pm on May 31 until 6am on June 1, 11pm on June 1 until 6am on June 2 and 11pm on June 2 until 6am on June 3.

Bellevue Bridge. Pic by Google.

The northbound diversion route from M2 J2 – M2 J4 will include M5 northbound, A2 Shore Road, Station Road, O’Neill Road, Prince Charles Way, B90 Ballyhenry Road, M2 Junction 4, Sandyknowes.

The southbound diversion route from M2 J4 – M2 J2 will include M2 southbound Junction 4 off-slip, Sandyknowes Roundabout, B90 Ballyhenry Road, Princes Charles Way, O’Neill Road, Station Road, A2 Shore Road, M5 Southbound, M2 southbound.

Completion of the work by August 27 is subject to favourable weather conditions. 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.

The Department will keep the public informed of any further changes.

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