Road closures: two for Newcastle drivers this week

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

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

And they are both 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 two closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

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    A184, from 8pm May 16 to 6am June 11, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A19 northbound and southbound, Downhill Lane, carriageway closures and lane closures for interchange upgrades.

    A1, from 8pm April 10 2021 to 6am December 23 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.

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