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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.

Progress Update February 2020

Earthwork operations are continuing at Tirbracken Road for the preparation of construction work for the new Park and Ride facilities. Cut and fill operations are also underway at Every Road, Burntollet (Zone B) Brackfield (Zone B) Claudy junction (Zone C) Feeny and...

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Progress Update January 2020

Zone A- Asbestos pipe removal at Tamnaherin                      Zone D - Preparing area for Verical Drainage East of Gortilea Zone A- Fawney Link Road Drainage  Zone F- Mainline Drainage at Feeny Road Zone B- Mainline Drainage at Killaoo Zone D- Pc 51 Backdrop...

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Traffic Management Update February 2020

There are temporary traffic lights set up Monday to Friday 07:00 to 18:00 in the following locations: Feeny Road A6 Mainline (near Gulf Rd) Ballyhanedin Road Ervey Road There are several hard shoulder closures throughout the scheme which are in the following places:...

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