Planned North East roadworks

The following summary of planned new and ongoing North East roadworks over the coming week has been published by the Highways Agency. It is subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances.

• A1M junction 63 Interchange, Chester-le-Street, County Durham: Improvement work. There will be various lane closures on the southbound exit slip road and roundabout, ongoing until spring 2015.

• A1 Junction 56 to Junction 51, North Yorkshire: Motorway upgrade work. There will be phases of night-time lane closures, contraflows and full carriageway closures north and southbound. There will also be narrow lanes and a 50mph speed restriction 24 hours a day. Work will be ongoing until March 2017.

Additionally there will be a full southbound closure between Scotch Corner and Junction 51, and northbound between Junction 50 and Scotch Corner, from 8pm to 6am, on February 21. Diversions will be in place.

• A1 Coalhouse to Swalwell Interchanges, Newcastle/Gateshead Western Bypass: Major upgrading work. There are 24-hour narrow lanes, contraflow and a speed restriction currently in place. There are also night-time lane closures north and southbound, between 8pm and 6am. Further phases of carriageway closures, lane closures and contraflow will be ongoing until spring 2016.

Additionally there will be a full closure northbound, between 8pm and 6am, on February 20, at Lobley Hill, with a diversion in place.

• A1 Seaton Burn Interchange, Cramlington, Northumberland: Junction Improvement work. Work to improve the interchange will be ongoing until the end of February. Phases of night-time lane closures and some carriageway closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am. A 50mph speed restriction will be in place throughout the works.

• A1M Junction 62 to 63, County Durham, Barrier Works. There will be 24-hour lane closures north and southbound for the duration of the works. There will be 24/7 hardshoulder and lane 1 running, with lane 2 being closed. The works will take place until the end of April.

• A1 Smeafield, Northumberland, Drainage Works. There will be daytime traffic signals north and southbound between 8am and 6pm. The works will take place until early March.

• A1 Conundrum Farm to Scottish Border, Northumberland, Resurfacing Works. There will be night-time convoy working between 8pm and 6am, and daytime lane closure between 6am and 8pm. The works will take place until February 19.

• A1 Tritlington to Earsdon, Northumberland, Technology Works. There will be traffic signals north and southbound between 8pm and 6am. There will also be a 40mph speed limit in place 24 hours a day. The works will take place until February 20.

• A1 Alnwick, Northumberland, Alnwick South Bridge Refurbishment Phase 2. A1 lane closures north and southbound to install carriageway crossovers followed by a full closure southbound with all traffic running in contra-flow on the northbound carriageway 24 hours a day. The A1068 below the bridge will operate under traffic signal control. The works will take place until August 2015.

• A1M Junction 58 to 59, County Durham: Structural maintenance. There will be a carriageway closure southbound with a lane closure northbound, February 16 to 27. All works will take place overnight between 8pm and 6am.

• A1M Junction 60 to 61, County Durham, Investigation work. There will be a lane closure northbound until February 18, and a lane closure southbound, February 19 to 28. The works will take place between 8pm and 6am.

• A1 Kenton Bar to Seaton Burn, Bridge maintenance. There will be a full closure northbound until February 20, and a full closure southbound, February 23 to March 6. The works will take place between 8pm and 6am.

• A19 Seaton Burn to Howden, North Tyneside, Lining work. There will be a full closure northbound between Holystone and Killingworth, February 16 to 18, and between Killingworth and Moor Farm, February 19 and 20. All works will take place between 8pm and 6am.

• A66 Morton Park to Little Burdon, Darlington Bypass, Electrical work. There will be lane closures north and southbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place February 19 to 24.

• A1M Junction 56 to 58, County Durham, Lining work. There will be lane closures northbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place February 16 to 18.

• A66 Blackwell, Darlington Bypass, Electrical work. There will be traffic signals in operation between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place February 16 to 18.

• A1 Warreners House to Clifton, Northumberland, Lining work. There will be lane closures in place north and southbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place February 16 to 20.

• A696 Prestwick to Kenton Bar, Lining work. There will be a southbound carriageway closure February 16 to 19, followed by convoy working southbound on February 20. All works will take place between 8pm and 6am.

• A19 Silverlink to Wallsend, North Tyneside, Technology work. There will be a lane closure north and southbound on February 18, followed by a southbound carriageway closure on February 19, and a northbound carriageway closure on February 20. All works will take place between 8pm and 6am.

• A1 Seaton Burn to Fairmoor, Northumberland, Layby improvement. There will be a lane closure in place northbound February 16 to 20. There will also be a carriageway closure northbound on February 19. All works will take place between 8pm and 6am.

• A66M J57 to Blackwell, County Durham, Technology work. There will be a lane closure in place northbound between 8pm and midnight. The works will take place February 17.

• A1 Ellingham to Warrenford, Northumberland, Survey work. There will be traffic signals in operation north and southbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place February 16 to 27.