POLICE have closed the M1 motorway due to a security.
Lanes in both directions have been shut between Belfast and Lisburn.
The motorway is closed between Broadway and Saintfield.
Army technical officers are examining what police are describing as a suspicious object at the Kennedy Way off-slip in west Belfast.
Both Kennedy Way and Stockmans Lane have also been closed approaching the M1 with traffic being diverted down the Andersonstown Road and Boucher Road.
As a result, there are long delays for motorists heading into Belfast.