A6 Randalstown - Castledawson Upgrade

May 2017-present

Main Contractors: Graham/Farrans Joint Venture

This project is to upgrade the A6, from Randalstown to Toome, and from Toome to Castledawson, to dual-carriageway (partly online, mostly offline).

The entire £185 million A6 Dualling Scheme will upgrade 14.7 kilometres of the North Western Transport Corridor between Randalstown and Castledawson, strengthening the links between Belfast and Derry/Londonderry and bringing long term social and economic benefits to the local area.

J&S McKee Ltd have been involved in the construction and upgrading of the main A6 road as well as the access roadways for the construction phase.

Randalstown-Toome opened August 2019.
Toome-Castledawson due to open early 2021.

Roadways in the making
Hitachi 350 LC 6 working hard
Hitachi 350 LC 6 loading stone into truck
Hitachi 210 LC 5 B
Dumptrucks at work
Diggers and roller at work
210 at work
Aughrim overbridge to toome
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Ballynafey to gallagh road 002