J3295 : Junction Lane name sign, Ballybracken, Ballynure/Larne (July 2017)

taken 2 years ago, 3 km from Ballynure, Northern Ireland

Junction Lane name sign, Ballybracken, Ballynure/Larne (July 2017)
Junction Lane name sign, Ballybracken, Ballynure/Larne (July 2017)
The name sign on a lane connecting the dual carriageway Larne Road to the minor Junction Road. The name comes from the nearby former Ballyboley Junction LinkExternal link on the long-closed narrow-gauge Larne - Ballymena railway D4002 : Mosaic, Larne. The lane is not shown on the Google map.
Dual carriageway to Larne
One 1 May 2012 the Minister for Regional Development announced that the rebuilding of the remaining stretch single carriageway on the Belfast – Larne Road had been approved. It involves nine miles “of new dual carriageway from Coleman’s Corner Roundabout to Ballyrickard Road. Work on the dual carriageway is expected to start in June this year and take two and a half years to complete”. Most of the proposed route will follow the existing alignment. One main exception being at Ballynure where it will bypass the village on the western side.
The photographs submitted by me appear as a matter of neutral record only. I have no connection with the Roads Service or the contractors and express no opinions, for or against, the proposal. The captions are based on my reading of the official scheme map and might not always be accurate.
Further information about the scheme is available at this (unofficial) link LinkExternal link.
Description amended 6 March 2016: the ceremonial start of work was on 15 October 2012 with the cutting of the opening tape on 20 December 2015. As is usual in roads of this type various parts were in use before the official opening.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 July, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 2 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  Railways 
Place (from Tags)
Larne  Ballynure 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Junction 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 327 957 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:47.5228N 5:56.1968W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 327 957
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Name Sign  Road Name Sign  Road Name Explained  Railway (Dismantled)  Narrow Gauge Railway 

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