Planned roadworks in the north east: summary for Monday 15 to Sunday 21 June
The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 12 June and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our maintenance and improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.
A1M junction 63 Chester-le-Street to 62 Durham
The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, for resurfacing work between junctions 63 and 62 on Monday 15 June. A clearly-signed diversion will be in place. Lane closures will also be in place 24 hours a day on the southbound carriageway between Tuesday 16 and Monday 22 June, with traffic using the hard shoulder and a contraflow system on the northbound carriageway instead.
A1M junction 50, North Yorkshire
There will be a lane closure on the northbound side of the A1M for technology work from 6am until 9.30am on Saturday 20 June.
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. The southbound side of the A1 will be closed overnight between Scotch Corner and Junction 51 from Monday 15 to Friday 19 June. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am and drivers will be able to follow a clearly-signed diversion route. The project is due to be completed by spring 2017.
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. The project is due to be completed by spring 2016.
A1 Alnwick, Northumberland
The southbound side of the A1 is currently closed near Alnwick while work takes place to refurbish a bridge. Traffic is running in both directions on the northbound carriageway 24 hours a day. Temporary traffic lights are also in use on the A1068 below the bridge. The project is due to be completed by August.
A19 Silverlink to Wallsend, North Tyneside
The southbound exit slip road and northbound entry slip road at the Silverlink junction will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, for maintenance work from Tuesday 16 until Friday 19 June. There will also be a lane closure on the southbound carriageway. The project is due to be completed 15 July, and a diversion will be in place.
A66 Long Newton to Teesside Park
Sections of the A66 between Long Newton to Teesside Park will be closed overnight, between 8pm and 6am, from Friday 12 June until Friday 3 July while work takes place to paint new road markings, white lines and replace reflective road studs. Only one section will be closed at any one time, and clearly-signed diversions will be in place.
A66 Cumbrian Border to Bowes
Lane closures will be in place for investigative work between 9am and 4pm from Monday 15 until Wednesday 17 June.
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