Belfast Telegraph

Evening traffic report: Thursday, May 16

Motorists are facing delays in County Down, East Belfast and at the Westlink tonight following a series of collisions.

In County Down, a traffic collision on the B178 Hillsborough Road, Moneyreagh, is causing delays for traffic on the Carryduff side of the A23 Moneyreagh Road crossroads.

In east Belfast a traffic collision on the Belmont Road roundabout at the junction with A55 Parkway is causing long delays for traffic on A55 Parkway, A55 Hawthornden Way and Belmont Road.

The Grosvenor Road remains closed in both directions between the A12 Westlink and Distillery Street following a crash this afternoon between an ambulance and a car. The Westlink offslip onto Grosvenor Rd has also been closed.

There is no access between the Falls Road and the Westlink. As a result traffic is very busy on Divis Street towards the city centre as drivers seek an alternative route.

Traffic is also busy at:

  • A3, Lisburn Road from M1 through Moira

  • Cromac Street towards Victoria Street

  • Sydenham by-pass towards Dee Street in the Bangor direction

  • Short Strand towards Albertbridge Road

  • Malone Road towards Upper Malone Road

  • Great Victoria Street towards the city centre

  • North West 200 International 2013

  • Roads have shut for the North West 200 this evening in the Portrush, Portstewart and Coleraine triangle.

    Circuit roads include the A2 Coast Road, A2 Coleraine/Portstewart Road and A29 Atlantic Road. These roads are closed until 9pm tonight.

    There have been no reports of major road delays at the Balmoral Show.


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