HGV weight limit in Hillsborough

Regional Development Minister Michelle McIlveen has announced she intends to introduce an HGV weight limit in Hillsborough.

The proposal will introduce a 7.5tonne weight limit within the conservation area of Hillsborough in a staged approach. The first phase will apply to the stretch of Lisburn Street from the Culcavy Road to the Ballynahinch Road/ Main Street junction.

Michelle McIlveen said: “This scheme is designed to help reduce the large numbers of HGV traffic that travel daily through the historic village of Hillsborough but still allow businesses to trade normally.

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