Roadworks for the week ahead

Works are scheduled to take place on the A1 in different parts of Northumberland.

By The Newsroom
Sunday, 10 December, 2017, 18:28

If they go ahead as planned, the sections of road include north of Berwick-upon-Tweed – Highfields roundabout to the Scottish border.

They are set to be carried out between 7am and 5pm, tomorrow to Friday.

The overtaking lanes in both directions will be closed between tomorrow and Friday, with traffic signals on the inside lane on the northbound carriageway on Wednesday and Thursday. These restrictions are set be in place 24 hours a day.

This project is due to be completed by Thursday, December 21.

Drainage work is also scheduled on a section of the same road on the northbound carriageway from the Clifton Interchange near Morpeth.

It is set to be subject to full overnight closures and lane closures between 8pm and 6am from tomorrow to Sunday, December 17.

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There will also be a closure of the northbound exit slip road at this point and lane closures with speed restrictions at other points of the A1 road to the north and south.

Clearly signed diversion routes will be in place. This project is due for completion on Wednesday, January 10.

Motorists are also being reminded to look out for the latest signs in relation to the phases of overnight full carriageway closures northbound, with daytime speed restrictions, for carriageway repair works on the Bridge Mill to Wooler turn off section of the A1.

When necessary, clearly signed diversions will be in place.

All roadworks are subject to change due to weather conditions.