Heavy traffic on A1 near Morpeth

Latest traffic update
Latest traffic update

Motorists are currently facing delays on the A1 southbound for a stretch of road to the north of the A197 turn off for Morpeth.

There is a high volume of traffic going through the roadworks section that is still in place following the recent opening of the Morpeth Northern Bypass.

According to Highways England, the congestion is set to ease in the next hour.