Craigavon Bridge to close

The lower deck of Craigavon Bridge is to be closed overnight for almost a month.

The closure to vehicles from the bridge’s junction with Foyle Road to its junctions with Duke Street/Victoria Road will be in effect from next Monday until Friday March 11 to facilitate water maintenance work.

A spokesperson for the Department for Regional Development said that a diversionary route will be signposted via Craigavon Bridge Upper Deck, John Street and Foyle Road and vice versa.

The route will be closed at the following times: Monday 7.30pm - Tuesday 6.30am; Tuesday 7.30pm - Wednesday 6.30am; Wednesday 7.30pm - Thursday 6.30am; Thursday 9pm - Friday 6.30am; Friday 9pm - Saturday 12 noon; Saturday 6.30pm - Sunday 12 noon; Sunday 6.30pm - Monday 6.30am.