Planned roadworks on A1 in Northumberland this week

Roadworks on the A1
Roadworks on the A1

The Highways Agency is planning the following roadworks during next week (from Sunday, March 8, to Sunday, March 15) on the A1 in Northumberland.

A1 Alnwick, Northumberland: Alnwick South Bridge refurbishment phase 2. Full closure southbound with all traffic running in contra-flow on the northbound carriageway 24 hours a day. The A1068 below the bridge will operate under traffic signal control. The works will take place until August 2015.

A1 Morpeth, Northumberland: Horticultural work. There will be a lane closure north and southbound between 8am and 5pm. The works will take place from March 9 to March 13.

A1 Seaton Burn Interchange, Cramlington, Northumberland: Junction improvement work. Work to improve the interchange will be ongoing until mid-March. Phases of night-time lane closures and some carriageway closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am. A 50mph speed restriction will be in place throughout the works.

A1 Berwick, Northumberland: Sign work. There will be traffic signals and lane closures in operation north and southbound between 8pm and 6am. The work will take place from March 9 to March 19.

A1 Belford, Northumberland: Sign work. There will be traffic signals in operation north and southbound between 7am and 7pm. The works will take place on March 10.

A1 Fenwick, Northumberland: Sign work. There will be traffic signals in operation north and southbound between 7am and 7pm. The works will take place on March 11 and March 12.

This summary of new and ongoing road improvements was correct as of yesterday (March 6) but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. The Highways Agency says improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.