St. Columb's Rd closed from 2pm today

Mon, 31/12/2012 - 13:08 -- Editor

Police have repeated that traffic restrictions will be in place today for the New Year's Eve celebrations.

St Columb’s Road, Waterside will be closed to traffic from 2pm to 9pm. Diversions will be in place and motorists are advised to avoid the area.

The Peace Bridge will be closed between 6.30pm and 9.00pm this evening. Pedestrians and cyclists are advised to use alternative routes. 

Queen’s Quay will be closed to traffic between 7.00pm and 8.45pm approximately.  No traffic will be permitted in this area.

On the Cityside, parking is available at Foyleside (until 10pm), Bridge Street, Foyle Road, Foyle Valley Railway, Lawrence Hill, Magee Campus, Society Street and William Street. 

On the Waterside, parking is available at Alfred Street, Bond’s Hill, Distillery Brae, Simpsons Brae, Spencer Road and Waterside Health Centre. The Hockey Pitch at St Columb’s Park Leisure Centre is also available but is only open until 10pm. 

Drivers travelling from Limavady, Culmore and Buncrana are advised to use the car parks at Sainsbury’s and Magee University.

Drivers travelling from Strabane and Nixon’s Corner directions should use Foyleside car parks (open until 10pm).

Drivers travelling from the Waterside should use the car parking provided on the hockey pitch at St Columb’s Park Leisure Centre on Limavady Road (open until 10pm).