UPDATE: A1 disruption in north Northumberland

Latest news from the Northumberland Gazette.
Latest news from the Northumberland Gazette.

The southbound A1 in north Northumberland has reopened following a burst water main, but traffic lights are likely to be in place until this afternoon.

The incident has occurred at the Haggerston Castle junction and caused severe disruption and slow-moving traffic. Police attended to direct the traffic.

The southbound carriageway is now open, but two-way traffic lights are in operation for Northumbrian Water to carry out repairs. The completion time is likely to be 4pm.