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Works begin in new sections along the Connswater Community Greenway and public meeting scheduled about works in Clara Park

Works on Phase 2 construction of the Connswater Community Greenway begin to build momentum as several work fronts open across East Belfast.

Works have now begun at Mersey Street (section D4), the Ballymacarrett Walkway (Sydenham Bypass to Mersey Street, section D5) as Farrans close both walkways to continue stripping revetment stone along the Connswater River banks.

Phase 2 construction works update; signage starts to go up, earthworks continue and Black Path closes

Farrans continue to make good process in Orangefield Park  to Knock Dual Carriageway section (C7) with earthworks and drainage. Pedestrian diversions for both pathways are now in place. Accommodation works for local residents are also due to begin shortly in this area.

Phase 2 construction works update: earthworks, drainage, preparation for street lighting and some path closures

Our contractor, Farrans Construction continue to make good process in the Orangefield Park to Knock Dual Carriageway (section C7) with earthworks and drainage works moving towards the knock dual carriageway. Pedestrian Diversions for both pathways are underway as works progress past existing walkways.

Phase 2 construction continues and 'Black Path' closure...

The construction of our Connswater Community Greenway continues with work focusing on the Orangefield Park to Knock Dual Carriageway section (C7) of the Greenway. Farrans Construction continue to make good process in section C7 with earthworks and drainage. Elsewhere the contractor has successfully completed some ducting for street lighting on the Montgomery Road (A4) and the Cregagh Road (A3), works are been carried out now on major road junctions in advance of main works to minimise later disruption.

East Belfast Flood Alleviation Scheme works update: Disruption expected on Castlereagh Road

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development's (DARD) Rivers Agency are working in partnership with us (Connswater Community Greenway project to deliver elements of the East Belfast Flood Alleviation Scheme (EBFAS) which will help reduce flooding to 1,700 properties in East Belfast.