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Kennedy announces £245,000 road improvements on A22 Comber Road, Killyleagh 

Stormont Executive press release - Department for Regional Development

Transport Minister Danny Kennedy has announced that work on a £245,000 resurfacing scheme on the A22 Comber Road, Killyleagh is set to begin.

Resurfacing of a 1.5kilometre stretch of the A22 Comber Road from the football grounds to the junction with the Tullymacnous Road, will begin on Tuesday 29 October 2013, with work expected to be completed by Friday 22 November.

Temporary road closure will be necessary with through-traffic being diverted from 9.00am until 4.30pm daily from Tuesday 29 October to Friday 22 November, excluding Sundays. Diversions will be via U347 Frederick Street, B7 Shrigley Road, B6 Clealough Road, B6 Manse Road, B6 Killyleagh Road, B6 Station Road, B6 Todd’s Hill, A7 Belfast Road, A21 Ballygowan Road, A21 Saintfield Road, A21 Comber Road, A21 Ballygowan Road, A21 Braeside, A21 High Street, A21 Killinchy Street, A22 Killinchy Road, A22 Comber Road and A22 Killyleagh Road. All diversions will be clearly signposted.

Danny Kennedy said: “This £245,000 scheme represents a significant investment in the roads infrastructure in the Killyleagh and Comber area. 

“Once work is complete, road users will quickly realise the long term benefits from the new road surface along the stretch.”

The above planned dates are subject to favourable weather conditions and Roads Service will keep the public informed of any change. 

Roads Service has carefully programmed the works operations and traffic management arrangements in order to minimise any inconvenience to the public, however motorists should be aware that some delays may be expected and that additional time should be allowed when planning any journeys. 
 

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