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Works Programme

 

     

 

Works continue along the length of the scheme, with the last of the earthworks taking place. Pavement surfacing is at various stages along the scheme with bi-directional traffic running on what will become the new carriageway. Structural works commenced in 2015 and is now substantially complete.

Last updated 13-06-2017

For up to date information in regards to traffic management in place in connection with these works please click on the link below;

https://trafficwatchni.com/roadworks-report

 

!! TRAFFIC LAYOUT CHANGE !

The A26 is now functioning as a dual carriageway with the National Speed Limit in place. Please drive with extra care whilst you acquaint yourself with the new road conditions.

When travelling Southbound on the A26 access to Cloughmills, Drumadoon House, Logans Fashions and Killagan Road is via the Drumadoon Road. 

When travelling Northbound on the A26 access to Logans Fashions, access to Drumadoon House, and access to Cloughmills is via Killagan Road.

Please drive with extra care whilst you acquaint yourself with the new road layouts.

 

Please see below the works completed, and currently under way, in different areas of the scheme.  The list runs from the southern end of the scheme at Glarryford, to just north of the Junction with the A44 Drones Road.

Embankment 1   South end of scheme to Glarryford Cross / Station Road

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  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete
  • Glarryford Junction is substantially complete

Embankment 2   Glarryford Cross to Petrol Filling Station

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  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

Cut 1    Petrol Filling Station to ‘Big Frosses’

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  • Accommodation Track Overbridge-substantially complete
  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

 

Embankment 3   ‘Big Frosses’ East side of A26

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  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

Cut 2      North end of the ‘Big Frosses’ (to right of existing A26 Road if travelling north)

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  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

Embankment 4   Cut 2 to Lisnasoo Road Junction (to left existing Road if travelling north)

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  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is  complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

Cut 3     Lisnasoo Road Junction to start ‘Wee Frosses’

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  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

Embankment 5   ‘Wee Frosses’ to Drumadoon Road Junction

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  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete
  • Drumadoon Road Junction Overbridge is open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic
  • Drumadoon Road East Link is open to southbound traffic on and off the A26 
  • Park and Ride at Drumadoon is under construction

Embankment 6   Drumadoon Road Junction to Ballylig Farm

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  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

Cut 4     Ballylig Farm to Ballylig Road

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  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete

Embankment 7   Ballylig Road to Drones Road

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  • New Drones Road Roundabout Junction is substantially complete. 
  • Median surface laying is complete
  • The central reserve barrier is complete
  • Work on verges and landscaping is substantially complete