Upper Hightown Road to be closed during works

Motorists are advised that a ‘vehicle restraint system’ replacement scheme is set to commence at Upper Hightown Road on Monday, May 31.

Friday, 28th May 2021, 3:37 pm

The scheme will extend for approximately 400 metres along the Upper Hightown Road from its junction with Crumlin Road.

Minister Mallon said: “Road safety is integral to the work of the Department and I am committed to exploring solutions that deliver for communities and reduce injuries on our roads. This significant scheme to replace the barriers on Upper Hightown Road will improve road safety for all who travel along this busy route.

“I wish to thank local residents and the travelling public in advance for their co-operation while this important work is completed.”

It will be necessary to implement a continuous road closure.
It will be necessary to implement a continuous road closure.

To help ensure the safety of road users and workers while this important safety work takes place, it will be necessary to implement a continuous road closure, from May 31 at 9.30am until Friday, June 4 at 4pm.

Road users are asked to comply with all temporary traffic restrictions whilst the work takes place and to drive with care when travelling in the vicinity of the road works.

Throughout the work, access to the Cave Hill Country Park will be maintained from the Hightown Road, Glengormley.

Completion of the scheme by June 4 will be dependent on favourable weather conditions.

Whilst the Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise any inconvenience to the public, road users should expect delays and allow additional time when planning any journey.

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