J3397 : The Moss Road flyover, Ballybracken, Ballynure/Larne (July 2017)

taken 2 years ago, near to Headwood, Northern Ireland

The Moss Road flyover, Ballybracken, Ballynure/Larne (July 2017)
The Moss Road flyover, Ballybracken, Ballynure/Larne (July 2017)
See J3397 : Direction sign, Ballybracken, Ballynure/Larne (July 2017). The Moss Road flyover, across the Larne Road dual carriageway, from the eastern side with Ballyboley forest J3199 : Ballyboley Forest near Larne (1) at upper left. The Google map (at the time of submission) is not accurate.
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)
Sunday, 2 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Larne  Ballynure 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 338 971 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:48.2374N 5:55.1152W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 339 971
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Road  Dual Carriageway  Flyover 

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