J3477 : Almost dead stop on the M2, Belfast

taken 12 years ago, near to Greencastle, Whitehouse, Skegoneill, Cliftonville and Queens Island, Northern Ireland

Almost dead stop on the M2, Belfast
Almost dead stop on the M2, Belfast
The southbound M2 is having a third lane added between Sandyknowes and Greencastle. This involves the construction of new overbridges. The three northbound lanes have been reduced to two to accommodate the work. The photo (taken at 16.50) shows a clutch-slipping queue of some 2 miles (and getting longer). The two right-hand lanes are designated part of the M5 and lead in the direction of Carrickfergus. They are not affected. The view is from the Fortwilliam roundabout overbridge.
Fortwilliam roundabout, Belfast
Fortwilliam roundabout (Jct 1) on the M2 connects the motorway to the Shore Road and, via the Dargan Road to Belfast harbour and the surrounding commercial area. It is busy during working hours but quiet at the weekends.
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J3477, 97 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 28 September, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 September, 2007
Category
Road > Motorway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 343 778 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:37.8664N 5:55.1810W
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Irish: geotagged! J 344 776
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Belfast  Fortwilliam  Motorway  M2 (Northern Ireland)  Roadworks  Traffic Queue 

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