The Highways Agency has announced details of new and ongoing road improvement projects taking place in Northumberland and the north east next week.
The projects, which may cause some disruption to motorists, include traffic signals and lane closures on the A1 at Denwick to South Charlton; Detchant, north of Belford; and at Seven Mile House to Wansbeck.
A spokesperson said: “The following summary could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.”
PLANNED ROADWORKS IN NORTH EAST
Weekly summary for Monday 17 - Sunday 23 March 2014
A1M junction 59, Darlington, County Durham: Bridge Repairs
The northbound carriageway will be closed with diversion via the exit slip road and back on via the entry slip road. A 50mph speed limit will be in place. The works will take place between 8pm and 6am Monday to Friday 17 to 22 March.
A1M junction 60 to 61, Durham, County Durham: Geotechnical works
Lane 1 will be closed north and southbound overnight Mondays to Fridays until early April. The works will take place 8pm – 6am.
A1M junction 62, Carville, Durham, County Durham: Survey works
Lane closures will be in place on the slip roads and roundabout between 8pm and 6am Mondays to Fridays 18 to 26 March.
A1M junction 62 to 63, Durham to Chester-le-Street, County Durham: Signal maintenance works
Lane 2 will be closed in both directions overnight between 8pm and 6am on 17 March.
A1 Metrocentre to Stannington, Newcastle/Gateshead Western Bypass to Cramlington, Northumberland: Retexturing works
Phases of carriageway closures and interchange slip road closures will be in place between Monday to Fridays 8pm to 6am until 30 March. From 17 to 22 March the carriageway will be closed overnight in both directions between Westerhope and Kingston Park with diversions clearly signed.
A1 Denwick to South Charlton, Alnwick, Northumberland: Survey works
Traffic signals will be in place between Mondays to Fridays 8pm to 6am from 17 to 29 March.
A1 Denton Burn to Kenton Bar Interchanges, Newcastle/Gateshead Western Bypass: Layby improvement works
Lane 1 will be closed northbound overnight 17 March followed by lane 1 closed southbound between Monday to Fridays from 8pm to 6am until 3 April.
A1 Detchant, North of Belford, Northumberland: Survey works
Traffic signals will be in place between 8pm to 6am 21 and 22 March.
A1 Lobley Hill Interchanges, Newcastle/Gateshead Western Bypass: Safety Barrier work off network for Gateshead Council
Lane 1 will be closed on the southbound exit slip road between 9am and 3pm for 7 days 17 to 23 March.
A1 Seven Mile House to Wansbeck, Morpeth, Northumberland: Layby Improvement works
Phases of lane closures and carriageway closures will be in place Mondays to Fridays 8pm to 6am from 17 March to 5 April.
A1 Near Shilbottle, Alnwick, Northumberland: Bus shelter removal and sign works
Lane 1 will be closed northbound between 8pm and 6am overnight 17, 18 and 19 March and southbound overnight 20 and 21 March.
A1 Westerhope to North Brunton, Newcastle/Gateshead Western Bypass: Street Lighting works
Lane 1 will be closed in north and southbound phases between Monday to Fridays 8pm to 6am 17 and 28 March.
A19, Dudley Lane to Moor Farm Roundabout, Cramlington, Northumberland: Drainage works
Between 17 and 24 March there will be a lane 1 closure and exit slip road closure southbound from 8pm to 6am. A diversion will be in place via Moor Farm junction. The works will be ongoing until 31 March.
A19, Killingworth to Holystone, North Tyneside: Technology works
The carriageway will be closed southbound with diversion in place between 8pm to 6am 18 March.
A66, Little Burdon to Long Newton, Stockton-on-Tees: Footpath works
Lane 1 will be closed eastbound Mondays to Fridays between 8pm and 6am with a 50mph speed restriction in place until 5 April.
A66, Sedbury, west of Scotch Corner, North Yorkshire: Improvement works
Lane closures will be in place in both or either directions between 8pm and 6am Mondays to Fridays 8pm to 6am until 29 March.
A66, Smallways to Greta Bridge, Barnard Castle, County Durham: Survey works
Lane closures will be in place in both or either directions between 8pm and 6am Mondays to Fridays 8pm to 6am 17 to 22 March.