Project Description

Client: Department for Infrastructure

Construction of a 6km bypass to the east of Magherafelt. The carriageway extended generally south and westwards from the A6 Castledawson roundabout to the A31 Moneymore Road at its junction with Coolshinney Road (South).

Works included:

  • Two sections of Wide Single 2+1 (WS2+1) providing 4.0km of guaranteed overtaking opportunities:
    • Northbound from the proposed roundabout on A31 Moneymore Rd to a new roundabout on the Ballyronan Road
    • Southbound from the tie-in at Castledawson Roundabout to a new roundabout on the Aughrim Road
  • 1.7km of Wide Single carriageway (WS2) between Ballyronan Road and Aughrim Road
  • Three new at grade roundabouts at A31/Coolshinney Road Junction, on Ballyronan Road and Aughrim Road