Planned roadworks on A1 in Northumberland
Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 for the week ahead, from tomorrow.
Work is ongoing until the end of 2016 for the construction of a bypass. There will be various phases of daytime and night time lane and carriageway closures, with narrow lanes and a 40mph speed restriction in place.
Traffic signals will be in operation north and southbound between 8pm and 6am for construction work. This will take place until Saturday, April 16.
There will be traffic signals in operation north and southbound for resurfacing work. This will take place until Wednesday between 7pm and 6am. There will also be a 24-hour 40mph speed restriction.
A1 FURTHER AFIELD
NORTH BRUNTON, NEWCASTLE
There will be a carriageway closure northbound for resurfacing work. This will take place from tomorrow to Thursday, April 14, between 8pm and 6am, with a diversion in place.
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 between junctions 67 and 69 and southbound between junctions 69 and 68, taking place from Monday to Friday, April 10. All these closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, with a diversion in place. The project is due to be completed by early summer 2016.
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, April 10, 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.
A66 CUMBRIAN BORDER
There will be a 24-hour contraflow in operation east and westbound for resurfacing work. This will take place until Friday, April 15.
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 from Saturday, April 9, until mid May.