Planned roadworks on A1 in Northumberland

Highways England is planning roadworks on the A1 this week.

Highways England is planning roadworks on the A1 this week.

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Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 for the week ahead, from tomorrow.

Morpeth: There will be work 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. There will also be a 24 hour lane closure in place north and southbound until the project is completed.

Beal: There will be traffic signals in operation north and southbound for resurfacing work. This will take place Wednesday to Saturday, between 7pm and 6am. There will also be a 24 hour 40mph speed restriction in place.

Highfield Roundabout to Scottish Border: There will be a lane closure north and southbound for inspection work. This will take place on Wednesday between 9am and 3.30pm.

A1 further afield

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. From tomorrow to Friday, there will be a carriageway closure north and southbound between Scotch Corner and junction 56. On Saturday and Sunday, April 23 and 24, 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.

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. From tomorrow to Friday, there will be a carriageway closure northbound between junctions 67 and 70, taking place between 8pm and 6am with a diversion in place. The project is due to be completed by early summer 2016.

Other routes

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 until mid May.

A66M Stapleton, North Yorkshire: There will be a lane closure southbound for investigation work. This will take place until Tuesday between 9am and 4pm.

A696 Kenton Bar to Newcastle Airport, Newcastle Upon Tyne: There will be a lane closure north and southbound for electrical work. This will take place tomorrow and Tuesday between 9am and 4pm.

A696 Black Callerton, Newcastle Upon Tyne: There will be a lane closure on the southbound entry and exit slip road for electrical work. This will take place from Wednesday until the beginning of May, between 9.30am and 3.30pm.

A19 Wallsend to Tyne Tunnel, North Tyneside: There will be a carriageway closure in place north and southbound for resurfacing work. Tomorrow, the southbound carriageway will be closed, and from Tuesday to Wednesday, April 27, the northbound carriageway will be closed. All closures will take place between 9pm and 6am, with a diversion in place.