The scheme, which is expected to cost between £125-165 million, would see the existing traffic lights at York Street replaced with new flyovers or underpasses giving motorists continuous links between three of the busiest roads in Northern Ireland. Work is expected to begin in 2018 on a three-year scheme which would be completed in 2021.
Kennedy made the announcement alongside Roy Spiers, Transport NI’s Strategic Road Improvement Manager (pictured), and responses can be made by 10 March to firstname.lastname@example.org
“York Street interchange,” the Minister said, “is one of the main gateways to Belfast with over 100,000 vehicles passing through it on a daily basis. It is important that everyone affected by the proposals has input to the process.”