Motorists warned of diversions ahead of major road works in Tyrone

Road works
Road works

Diversions are being put in place for motorists during a £180,000 major resurfacing scheme in Tyrone.

The upgrade in Omagh will be the on B48 Glenpark Road, Gortnagarn Road and Lisnaharney Road, and is due to begin on 19 October.

Preparation work on has already started and the scheme is expected to be completed on 30 October.

A spokesperson for DRD said: “The works will improve the structural condition of this stretch of carriageway and also enhance its running surface.”

A full closure of this stretch of B48 Glenpark Road will be in place daily from 9:15am to 16:45pm for 12 days starting on Monday 19 October. Gortin bound traffic will be diverted via Gortnagarn Road, Beltany Road, Plumbridge Road and Killymore Road and vice versa. Local access will be maintained at all times.

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

TransportNI 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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