Roadworks planned for Northumberland and Tyneside

Roadworks are planned.
Roadworks are planned.
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The following roadworks are scheduled to take place in the region over the next week.

The Highways Agency is carrying out the work on the A1 and A19 from tomorrow.

A1 Oxford to Scremerston

There will be a carriageway closure north and southbound for resurfacing work, from Monday Friday, October 9, between 8pm and 6am, with a diversion in place.The project is due to be completed early November.

A1 Causey Park to Felton

There will be convoy working in operation north and southbound for resurfacing work. This will take place until the end of October, between 8pm and 6am.

A1 Denwick to South Charlton

There will be traffic signals in place north and southbound between 8pm and 6am for survey work. This will take place from Monday until Tuesday, October 20.

A19 Silverlink Retail Park

There will be phases of full closures north and southbound with the southbound exit slip road and northbound entry slip road closed overnight at the A19 junction with the A1058, near the Silverlink retail park, for bridge repair work. The project is due to be completed by Tuesday, October 20.

A19 Moor Farm to Fisher Lane

There will be a carriageway closure in place on the northbound carriageway between 8pm and 6am for resurfacing work. This will take place from Thursday, October 8, until Saturda, October 10.

Roadworks are also planned further afield.

A1/A194M junction 65 to Whitemarepool, Gateshead

There will be various phases of lane closures, carriageway closures and contraflow, north and southbound for resurfacing work. From Monday to Thursday, October 8, there will be a carriageway closure northbound between junction 65 and Havannah interchange, and a southbound lane closure between Whitemare Pool roundabout and junction 65. All these closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, with a diversion in place where the road is closed.

There will then be a 24-hour contraflow with the northbound carriageway closed and all traffic travelling on the southbound carriageway, taking place from 8pm on Friday, October 9, to 6am on Monday, October 12.

In addition to this, there will be a daytime lane closure from 9.30am to 3.30pm until Friday, October 9. This project is due for completion by mid-November.

A1 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 are also overnight lane closures between 8pm and 6am. There will also be a carriageway closure north and southbound at Lobley Hill with a diversion in place. This will take place from Monday Sunday, October 11, between 8pm and 6am. The project is due to be completed by spring 2016.

A1 junction 56 Barton to junction 51 Leeming Bar

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, and a lane closure on the junction 51 roundabout between 9am and 4pm until the end of October.

In addition to this, the southbound and northbound carriageway will be closed overnight, from 8pm until 6am, between junction 56 (Barton) and Scotch Corner, and southbound between Catterick North and Catterick South interchanges. This will take place from Monday to Friday, October 9.

There will also be a southbound carriageway closure overnight from 8pm until 6am, between Scotch Corner and junction 51, and the northbound carriageway will be closed between junction 50 and Scotch Corner. This closure will take place on Saturday, October 10, and Sunday, October 11. The project is due to be completed by spring 2017.