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Police update of expected travel disruption in Co Antrim for St Patrick’s Day celebrations

St Patrick’s Day glass with shamrock containing green drink.

Traffic delays are expected with a number of diversions planned for tomorrow, Friday 17 March, as annual St Patrick Day parades and celebrations take place across Northern Ireland.


The Police Service of Northern Ireland has provided an update for expected delays across County Antrim.



Mid & East Antrim


Police in Mid and East Antrim wish to advise road users of traffic delays in the Broughshane area this Friday 17th March, due to planned events throughout the day.


There may be delays between 9am -6pm, with local diversions and traffic management in place to facilitate road users.


Please seek an alternative route where possible, to avoid potential delays.



Causeway Coast and Glens


Police in Causeway Coast and Glens wish to advise road users of traffic delays this Friday 17th March, due to planned parades across the day.


There will be disruption to traffic at the following times and locations: 


Dungiven – Between 10.30 – 11am

Rasharkin – Between 11.30 – 1pm

Kilrea – Between 5.30 – 7pm

Coleraine - Between 6 - 11pm 


Local diversions will be in place to facilitate the parades. Please seek an alternative route where possible, to avoid potential delays.

 


Antrim & Newtownabbey


Police in Randalstown wish to advise road users of traffic delays in the town this Friday 17th March, due to a planned parade from 9am - 11.30am. This will cause minor disruption to the town but please seek an alternative route where possible, to avoid potential delays. 


Police in Toome wish to advise road users of traffic delays in the town this Friday 17th March, due to a planned parade from 1.30pm to 5pm. There will be traffic management in place, including local road closures, with outer diversions signposted to assist road users. Please seek an alternative route where possible, to avoid potential delays.



 

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