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Northern Ireland to set up its own infrastructure commission

05/08/2021

The Northern Ireland Executive plans to set up a similar institution to the UK's National Infrastructure Commission, as part of its wider efforts to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Northern Ireland awaits new road safety strategy

28/01/2021

Northern Ireland’s devolved government has said it plans to issue a draft new road safety strategy by March after its existing plan expired last month.

New section opens as £189m A6 dualling nears completion

24/11/2020

The final section of the A6 Randalstown to Castledawson Dualling Scheme in Northern Ireland has opened.

Northern Ireland looks to progress 'flagship' road schemes

25/06/2020

The Northern Ireland Executive has said it aims to aid economic recovery by progressing a raft of strategic infrastructure schemes and flagship projects, including the much-delayed £1bn-plus A5 Western Transport Corridor scheme.

Northern Ireland loses road contractors in cash squeeze

09/03/2020

Roads maintenance funding in Northern Ireland has been cut so hard that contractors may have moved away or changed their activities, the Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has admitted.

New 7km dual carriageway opens in Northern Ireland

06/08/2019

A new 7km section of dual carriageway on Northern Ireland’s key A6 route has opened to traffic.

SWARCO scoops £1.7m NI Roads deal

01/05/2019

SWARCO Traffic Ltd has signed a new framework agreement with the Department for Infrastructure in Northern Ireland to provide traffic solutions and smart technologies throughout the country.

Northern Ireland adds new bus lanes to key motorways

04/03/2019

New hard shoulder bus lanes will begin to operate on Northern Ireland's M1 and M2 motorways next Monday (11 March) following the completion of a £4m scheme.

We'll be back: ARNI sees the future of bridge surveys

06/02/2019

Amey Roads NI has used scanning technology to complete surveys of bridges on Northern Ireland’s strategic road network, saving money and time, and keeping roadworkers safe.

Consortium awarded contract for £220m A6 dualling scheme

28/03/2018

Northern Ireland's Department for Infrastructure (DfI) has appointed a contractor for the £220m A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe Dualling scheme.

£150,000k resurfacing scheme underway in Kilkeel

13/03/2017

A £150,000 major carriageway resurfacing scheme on a road in the Northern Irish town of Kilkeel has commenced.

£100,000 resurfacing scheme for Enniskillen

02/02/2017

A 1.2 km resurfacing scheme in the Northern Irish town of Enniskillen is to begin at a cost of £100,000.

Delay to NI road scheme

25/11/2016

Work to upgrade the A6 in Northern Ireland has been delayed following a judgement hearing at Belfast High Court earlier this week.

Hazzard gives green light to greenways

15/11/2016

Northern Ireland Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has given the green light to 1,000 kilometres of greenways – traffic free paths that can be used by walkers, runners and cyclists.

£500,000 road widening and improvement scheme in Enniskillen

20/10/2016

Northern Ireland's Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has announced the start of a £500,000 road widening and improvement scheme at A4 Dublin Road /A32 Wickham Place, Enniskillen.

FTA criticises postponement of Belfast road scheme

19/10/2016

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) says the postponement of a road improvement scheme in the centre of Belfast following the Brexit vote is bad news for transport operators and the economy there.

Success for LTP

13/10/2016

Beverley based Local Transport Projects (LTP) has won new contracts in Northern Ireland and London.

£35m Magherafelt bypass opens ahead of schedule

10/10/2016

Infrastructure Minister Chris Hazzard has officially opened the £35 million A31 Magherafelt bypass in Northern Ireland.

£1m to be spent on improvements to A8 in NI

16/08/2016

Almost £1 million will be spent on resurfacing the A8 Ballynure Road in Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland.

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