Planned roadworks on A1 in Northumberland next week

Roadworks on the A1
Roadworks on the A1
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The Highways Agency is planning the following roadworks during next week (from Sunday, February 22, to Sunday, February 29) on the A1 in Northumberland.

A1 Seaton Burn Interchange, Cramlington, Northumberland: Junction improvement work - work to improve the interchange will be ongoing until end of February. 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.

Smeafield, Northumberland: Drainage work - there will be daytime traffic signals north and southbound between 8am and 6pm. The works will take place until early March.

Alnwick, Northumberland: Alnwick South Bridge refurbishment phase 2 - right lane closures north and southbound to install carriageway crossovers followed by a 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.

Kenton Bar to Seaton Burn, Newcastle Upon Tyne: Bridge maintenance - there will be a full closure southbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place until 6 March.

Seaton Burn to Fairmoor, Northumberland: Layby improvements - there will be a lane closure in place northbound February 23 – 27. There will also be a carriageway closure northbound on February 26. All works will take place between 8pm and 6am.

Ellingham to Warrenford, Northumberland: Survey work - there will be traffic signals in operation north and southbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place until February 27.

Clifton to Shotton, Northumberland: Lining work - there will be a lane closure north and southbound between 8pm and 6am. The works will take place February 23-27.

This summary of new and ongoing road improvements was correct as of February 20 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.