- A6 road (Northern Ireland)
The A6 road in
Northern Irelandruns from the Belfastto Derry, via Antrim. Mostly single carriageway, there is a short dual carriagewaysection forming the Toomebypass. Towards Derry, there is also a short section of dual carriageway at Altnagelvin. This is one of Northern Ireland's most important arterial routes, as the road runs between its two largest cities and urban areas.
The road begins at Carlisle Circus in north Belfast, and runs through
Glengormley, Templepatrick, Antrim, close to Randalstown, Toome, close to Castledawson, close to Maghera, then over the Glenshane Passto Dungiven, finishing at the Craigavon Bridgein Derry. Between Belfast and Antrim, the M2, and between Antrim and Randalstown, the M22, run almost parallel to the A6. At Randalstown the M22 rejoins the A6.
Investment has finally begun again in the northwestern region and as of December 2007, two separate projects are under development which will see convert|20|mi|km of
high-quality dual carriagewaylaid between Derry and west of Dungiven village, and a further convert|10|mi|km of HQDC from the end of the M22 to Castledawson.Fact|date=February 2008
As of yet, the remaining convert|20|mi|km between Castledawson and Dungiven has not been allocated funds to develop the last stage of the dualling; it is likely that by the time construction is underway on the Derry-Dungiven stretch, further funds will be made available and the two largest urban centres in Northern Ireland will finally have a high standard dual carriageway link.Fact|date=February 2008
In June 2008, Regional Development Minister
Conor Murphyannounced plans for a feasibility study into creating an A6-A5 Link Road around Derry. This will more than likely also be of HQDC standard. It has been noted that this is not a commitment on behalf of his department.fact|date=June 2008
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