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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.

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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Progress Update in recent months

Sacyr, Wills Bros, Somague Joint Venture have been making progress across the scheme in preparation for the construction phase, with the walkover site survey and ground investigations, which forms part of the early site investigation process now complete,...

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Traffic Management November News

Altagarron and Crock Na Brock Road Closure The Altagarron and Crock Na Brock Road will close to all road users from the 12th November for approximately 6 months.This traffic management is required to facilitate the excavation and replacement of material...

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