Roadworks to start on A1 from next week

The A1 to the south of the Felton junction.

The A1 to the south of the Felton junction.

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Resurfacing works are set to start on the A1 in north Northumberland from Monday.

Resurfacing work will take place overnight on the northbound and southbound A1 between Earsdon and Burgham, between 8pm and 6am.

During the work, there will be a 40mph speed limit in place between Fenrother Lane junction and Felton junction. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation as well as a convoy system.

Work will also be taking place on the A1 southbound between Newton Low Hall and Felton.

The southbound carriageway between Hitchcroft junction and Felton North junction will be closed during the day and night, with drivers in contraflow on the northbound carriageway. During the work there will be a 50mph speed limit in operation.

There will also be restriced access onto the A1.