The Comber bypass (1) Phase 1 of the Comber bypass opened in the 60�s. This section (phase 2) opened in 2003. Both are built on the line of the old Belfast-Donaghadee railway. It connects the Newtownards Road to the road to Killyleagh and Downpatrick. Driving within the 50mph speed limit it takes 45 seconds to pass from end to end. Before it opened 10-15 minutes was the usual time taken for the same journey through the town centre. There is extensive landscaping and, by 2008, this photograph (looking towards Downpatrick) will probably be impossible from the same vantage point. Continue to <a href='http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/253900'>J4569 : The Comber bypass (2)</a>.
The Comber bypass (2) See <a href='http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/228234'>J4568 : The Comber bypass (1)</a>. This is the 60�s section of the road connecting the Belfast road to the road to Killyleagh and Downpatrick (looking towards Belfast). It was built on the course of the old Belfast and County Down Railway line from Belfast to Newcastle and Donaghadee.