Planned roadworks on A1 in Northumberland and other routes

Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.
Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.
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Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 for the week ahead, from tomorrow.

MORPETH

Work is on-going until the end of 2016 for the construction of a bypass.

There will be a 24-hour lane closure in place north and southbound until the project is completed, with a 40mph speed restriction in place.

Specific works in the coming days are as follows: a northbound carriageway closure on Monday, a north and southbound carriageway closure on Tuesday and a southbound carriageway closure on Wednesday.

All these closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, with a diversion in place.

A1 FURTHER AFIELD

LAMESLEY TO SWALWELL, GATESHEAD

Narrow lanes and a 40mph speed limit are in place while work is carried out to upgrade the section of the A1 past Gateshead.

There will be a carriageway closure northbound at junction 68, with a diversion up and over the interchange.

The southbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 69 and 67 and a closure up and over at junction 70.

These closures will take place from Monday to Friday between 8pm and 6am.

JUNCTION 56 BARTON TO JUNCTION 51 LEEMING BAR, NORTH YORKSHIRE

There will be phases of overnight lane closures and full carriageway closures while work takes place to upgrade the road to motorway standards.

There will also be narrow lanes and a 50mph speed restriction 24 hours a day.

From Monday to Sunday, May 1, there will be a carriageway closure southbound between Scotch Corner and junction 51, and northbound between junction 50 and Scotch Corner.

All these closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, with diversions in place. The project is due to be completed by spring 2017.

OTHER ROUTES

A696 BLACK CALLERTON

There will be a lane closure on the southbound entry and exit slip road for electrical work. This will take place until Wednesday, May 4, between 9.30am and 3.30pm.

A19 WALLSEND TO TYNE TUNNEL, NORTH TYNESIDE

There will be a carriageway closure in place northbound for resurfacing work. This will take place until Wednesday between 9pm and 6am, with a diversion in place.

A19 HOLYSTONE TO MOOR FARM, NORTH TYNESIDE

There will be a carriageway closure in place northbound for resurfacing work. This will take place Thursday to Saturday, between 8pm and 6am, with a diversion in place.

A66 SOUTH THORPE TO HUTTON MAGNA, COUNTY DURHAM

There will be a 24-hour contraflow in operation east and westbound for resurfacing work. This will take place until Sunday, May 8.

A66 SURTEES BRIDGE, STOCKTON ON TEES

There will be a lane closure eastbound for inspection work. This will take place on Tuesday, between 11am and 3.30pm.