A resurfacing scheme for Legacorry Road, Richhill has commenced.
The improvement work will extend for 0.8 kilometres from the junction with the Armagh Road to the entrance to Richhill village and includes resurfacing with upgrading of road drainage and footway repairs.
To help ensure the safety of those using the road and to facilitate the works, traffic is currently being managed under traffic signals, but it will be necessary to operate a road closure, weekdays, excluding evenings and weekends, from 9.15am to 8pm commencing on Monday, May 8 until Friday, May 26.
An alternative route will be signed with traffic being diverted via A3 Portadown Road, B111 Corcreevy Road, Main Street, Richhill and New Line, Richhill.
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Local access for residents and emergency services will be maintained although some minor delays may be experienced.
The Department has carefully planned these road works and associated traffic management arrangements in order to minimise inconvenience to the public. Road users are advised to allow extra time for their journey and to follow the alternative routes which will be clearly signed on the approaches to the closure.
Completion of the work by 26 May 2023 is dependent on favourable weather conditions. The Department will keep the public informed of any change. All work will be carried out in line with current public health and safety advice, with safe systems of working in place for staff and contractors.
For traffic information about this and other improvement schemes visit: Trafficwatchni