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A full list of all of the road closures and roadworks across the North East this week

There are a number of road closures in place across the North East this week.

Some roads are closed while others have lane closures. Temporary traffic measures or diversion routes may also be in place on roads in the region. Motorists are urged to make allowances for these closures and alter their travel arrangements if necessary.

If you’re planning to travel through Newcastle, Gateshead, Northumberland, North Tyneside, South Tyneside, Sunderland or County Durham take a look at the list below to see whether your journey will be affected.

Newcastle

  • South Gosforth: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A191 Benton Park Road at A189 Killingworth Road (South Gosforth roundabout). Until May 27.

  • Newcastle city centre: Pilgrim Street Southbound closed due to long-term roadworks between Blackett Street and A167 (Swan House Roundabout). Until March 17, 2025.

  • Newcastle city centre: Queen Victoria Road Southbound closed due to roadworks from B1318 Claremont Road to Richardson Road. Until March 19, 2025.

  • Tyne Bridge: One lane closed due to roadworks on A167 Tyne Bridge in both directions between Hawks Road and Swan House Roundabout. Until April 4, 2025.

Gateshead

  • Leam Lane: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on B1288 Leam Lane in both directions at Wealcroft. Until April 26.

  • Birtley: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on Mount Road at Fell Cross. Until 11pm on May 2.

  • Tyne Bridge: One lane closed due to roadworks on A167 Tyne Bridge in both directions between Hawks Road and Swan House Roundabout. Until April 4, 2025.

  • Gateshead: Narrow lanes and speed restriction of 50 mph due to major widening works on A1 Western Bypass Westbound from J65 (Birtley) to J67 (Coalhouse Roundabout). Expect delays. Work to create an extra lane in each direction. Until May 31, 2025.

Northumberland

  • Blyth: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Malvins Road at Kings Gardens. Until 11pm on May 7.

  • Blyth: Bridge Street closed due to roadworks from B1329 to B1327 Union Street. Until November 15.

North Tyneside

  • Wallsend: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A187 Maurice Road near Neptune Road. Until April 29.
  • Wallsend: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A187 Neptune Road near Benton Way. Until April 30.
  • Wallsend: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on Eastfield Avenue in both directions at George Road. Until April 30.

  • North Shields: Temporary traffic lights due to long-term roadworks on Liddell Street near Clive Street. Until May 13.

  • North Shields: Tyne Street in both directions closed due to roadworks from Norfolk Street to Stephenson Street. Until May 15.

  • Tynemouth: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Beach Road at Regents Drive. Until May 31.

  • North Shields: Bell St in both directions closed due to roadworks from Liddell Street to Union Quay. Until June 21.

South Tyneside

  • South Shields: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on B1301 Highfield Road near Cheviot Road. Until April 29.

  • Whitburn: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on A183 Mill Lane at Fern Avenue. Until May 31.

  • South Shields: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A183 Coast Road near Kingsway. Until June 14.

Sunderland

  • Sunderland: Temporary traffic lights on Somerset Road in both directions at Swindon Road. Until April 23.
  • Washington: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Blackfell Road in both directions at Knoulberry Road. Until April 29.
  • Sunderland: Viewforth Terrace Eastbound closed due to new road layout from Eston Grove to A1018 Newcastle Road. Until 4pm on February 28, 2025.

  • Sunderland: Easington Street in both directions closed due to roadworks from Sheepfolds North to Richmond Street. Until September 30, 2025.

  • Castletown, Sunderland: No through traffic allowed due to new road layout on Berwick Avenue from Birrell Street to Barrow Street / Berwick Avenue. Until January 24, 2026.

County Durham

  • Langley Park: Kingsway in both directions closed due to roadworks from Park Drive to Eastern Avenue. Until 10am on April 22.

  • Newton Hall, Durham: Traffic taking turns due to roadworks on Rochester Road near Barnard Close. From 12:30pm on April 18 to April 22.

  • Ushaw Moor: Temporary traffic lights on Broom Crescent in both directions at Holly Park. Until 16:47om on April 23.

  • Sunniside: Temporary traffic lights due to telecoms work on B6299 Front Street in both directions near Flag Terrace. Until April 23.

  • Stanhope: Temporary traffic lights on A689 Front Street in both directions at Church Lane. Until April 24.

  • Cold Hesledon: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on The B1432 Stockton Road at Murton Road. Until 11pm on April 25.

  • Stanley: Traffic taking turns and one lane closed due to roadworks on A693 Westbound at the Tanfield turn off. Expect delays. Until 5pm on April 28.

  • Langley Moor: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on A690 High Street North in both directions at Mill Road. Until April 29.

  • Broompark, Durham: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on B6302 Broom Lane near Cookes Wood. Until April 29.

  • Dawdon: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A182 near Admiralty Way. Until September 15.

  • Langley Park: Wallnook Lane in both directions closed due to roadworks between Front Terrace and Firs Terrace. Until December 31.

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