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Project Overview

Delivered by the Department for Infrastructure the £220million A6 scheme will see the construction of 25.5 kilometres of new high standard dual carriageway between Dungiven and Drumahoe, including a bypass of Dungiven, with roundabouts connecting the scheme to the existing road network at either end.

The A6 is a strategically important route as it connects the North West to Belfast and beyond. The existing road carries around 15,000 vehicles per day and with traffic levels continuing to grow, this very significant investment from the Department for Infrastructure will greatly improve road safety and journey times by reducing congestion.

Sacyr, Wills Bros Ltd, Somague Joint Venture have been awarded the contract and are responsible for the design and construction of the project.

The construction of this scheme will help to secure jobs in the construction industry, contribute to the economic development of the region and bring long term benefits to road users and local communities.

Works commenced on the project in April 2018 and is scheduled for completion by Spring 2022.

Latest news

This major transport infrastructure project will upgrade the network between Drumahoe and Dungiven, including a bypass of Dungiven, with roundabouts connecting the scheme to the existing road network at either end.

Christmas Charity Drive

The A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe project staff brought a little bit of festive cheer to those who needed it most.  Over the Christmas period our staff rallied together to help raise funds totalling £300 for local charity ‘Hands That Talk’ by holding a Christmas Jumper...

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Construction Update

The construction team have spent the last few months focusing on facilitation works which involve environmental surveys, locating essential utility supplies, earthworks, site clearance and the construction of site access roads and fencing   Site clearance is an...

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Macmillian Staff Coffee Morning

A6 Dungiven to Drumahoe Project staff were savouring the flavour in hosting their first coffee morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.The staff whisked up batches of goodies along with thousands of other people across the country to raise monies to...

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