Newcastle road closures: seven for motorists to avoid this week

Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020
Road Closed signs. Tuesday May 12th 2020
Newcastle's motorists will have seven road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

Newcastle's motorists will have seven road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

And one of them is expected to cause moderate delays – with drivers facing a wait of between 10 and 30 minutes.

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The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that one closure already in place is expected to carry on this week:

A1, from 8pm April 10 2021 to 6am September 1 2022, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A1 northbound and southbound, junction 74 Scotswood to junction 79 North Brunton, carriageway closures for major Project carriageway widening.

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

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.

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A19, from 8pm July 20 to 6am July 21, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A19 northbound and southbound, Fisher Lane to Moor Farm, Lane closure for horticultural works.

A69, from 8pm July 23 to 7am July 31, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A69 Throckley Bypass between, junction A6085 and B6528, overnight carriageway closure in both directions to allow routine maintenance.

A696, from 8pm July 25 to 6am July 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A696 eastbound and westbound, Kenton Bar to Newcastle Airport, Lane closures for drainage works.

A19, from 8pm July 26 to 6am July 27, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A19 northbound, Moor farm to Fisherlane, Lane closure for horticulture works.

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A696, from 8pm July 26 to 6am July 29, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A696 eastbound and westbound, Prestwick to Airport, Lane closures for Electrical works.

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