Traffic delays in Coleraine this Friday

POLICE are advising motorists to expect delays in and around Coleraine town centre from 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm on Friday, May 28, when a band parade is expected to take place in the town.

The parade starts at a car park at Railway Place, and travels via Railway Road, Long Commons, New Row, The Diamond, the Old Town Bridge, Waterside, the Old Town Bridge, Circular Road, Union Street, Brook Street, to a car park at Long Commons where the parade ends.

Where possible, and when safe to do so, traffic will be allowed to filter through the parade however motorists should expect to encounter delays particularly at Railway Place, The Old Town Bridge, Hanover Place, as well as at Strand Road, Killowen Street, Captain Street Lower and Castlerock Road in the Waterside area of the town.

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Through traffic and those not attending the event are asked to make use of the town's Ring Road and where appropriate the Sandelford Bridge and Greenhall Highway.

Motorists are also asked to allow additional time to complete their journey safely.