Traffic gridlock in the town centre

Traffic chaos in Portadown Town Centre due to roadworks on the North lane. INPT46-200.
Traffic chaos in Portadown Town Centre due to roadworks on the North lane. INPT46-200.

Traffic in Portadown town centre has been grinding to a virtual halt this afternoon because of roadworks.

There are long delays in High Street, stretching back to Mandeville Street and West Street.

It is understood pipes are being laid today.

More to follow.

A sign also warns that the town centre will be closed to through traffic between 7pm on Monday and 6am on Tuesday.