Road closures: eight for Gateshead drivers this week

Drivers in and around Gateshead will have eight National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

Drivers in and around Gateshead will have eight National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And four of them are expected to cause delays of between 10 minutes and half an hour.

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that three closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

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    A184, from 8pm May 16 to 6am October 31, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A19 northbound and southbound, Downhill Lane, carriageway closures and lane closures for interchange upgrades.

    A1, from 8pm July 18 2022 to 6am March 10 2023, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, J70 Dunston to J74 Scotswood - carriageway closure for communications on behalf of Highways England.

    A1, from 8pm February 7 2022 to 6am August 31 2024, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, junction 65 Birtley to junction 69 Coalhouse, carriageway closures and lane closures for major project widening works.

    And a further five closures will begin over the next seven days:

    A1, from 8pm October 6 to 6am October 14, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, J67 Kingsway/Coal House Interchange to J73 Derwenthaugh - carriageway closure for signs - Erection.

    A1, from 7pm October 10 to 6am October 20, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, junction 72 Swalwell, exit and entry slip road closures for works off network.

    A69, from 9am to 4pm on October 12, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A69 Nafferton Farm Bridge - Two slow lane closures for structural inspection work.

    A1(M), from 9.30am October 12 to 3.30pm October 13, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1M,A195 eastbound, junction 64, lane closure for grass cutting.

    A1, from 8pm October 17 to 6am October 21, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, junction 73 to junction 74, lane closures fro inspection/survey works.

    National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.