Full list of road closures and roadworks across the North East this week

We have put together a list of the road closures and roadworks this week
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There are a number of road closures in place across the North East this week that drivers should be aware of.

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 use alternative routes 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 impacted.

Newcastle

  • Gosforth: Regent Road in both directions closed due to roadworks from Henry Street to A191 Salters Road. Until June 3.

  • Gosforth: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Lansdowne Place from Jubilee Road to Elsdon Road. Until June 3.

  • Heaton: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on Etherstone Avenue at Red Hall Drive. Until June 4.

  • Heaton: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Hotspur Street in both directions from Stratford Road to Heaton Park Road. Until July 25.

  • Heaton: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Mowbray Street in both directions from Stratford Road to Wandsworth Road. Until July 25.

  • Jesmond: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Deuchar Street in both directions from Osborne Avenue to Rosebery Alley. Until June 5.

  • Newcastle: A695 Clayton Street West One Way Street closed due to roadworks from Bewick Street to A186 Westgate Road. Until June 21.

  • Newcastle: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A186 Mosley Street at Grey Street. Until July 31.

  • Newcastle: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A186 Westgate Road at A695 Clayton Street West. Until June 21.

  • Newcastle: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on High Bridge around Pilgrim Street. Until July 31.

  • Newcastle: Leazes Lane in both directions closed due to roadworks between Leazes Park Road and Queen Victoria Road. Until November 8.

  • Newcastle: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Market Street at Pilgrim Street. Until July 31.

  • Newcastle: Market Street One Way Street closed due to long-term roadworks from Pilgrim Street to John Dobson Street. Until March 17, 2025.

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

  • Newcastle: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Shakespeare Street around Pilgrim Street. Until July 31.

  • Newcastle: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Worswick Street around Pilgrim Street. Until July 31.

  • Newcastle: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Brunswick Place in both directions between Northumberland Court and Northumberland Street. Until 16:00 on June 26.

  • Newcastle: No through traffic allowed due to long-term roadworks on Heath Court in both directions from A167 Tyne Bridge to Manor Chare. Until 0:59 on June 2, 2028.

  • Newcastle: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Pudding Chare One Way Street from Bigg Market to St John Street. Until June 17.

  • Sandyford: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Starbeck Avenue and Chelmsford Grove in both directions from Dinsdale Road to Goldspink Lane. Until July 1.

Gateshead

  • A1: 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 31st May 2025.

  • A1: One lane closed due to roadworks on A1 Western Bypass Southbound from J66 A167 Durham Road (Bowes Incline / Angel Of The North) to J65 A1(M) J65 Birtley. Until 12pm on June 30

  • Birtley: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A167 Durham Road in both directions at Devon Crescent. Until July 31.

  • Birtley: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A167 Durham Road near Perkins Memorial Cottage Homes. Until July 26.

  • Dunston: Traffic taking turns due to gas main work on Meadow Lane at Fairfield Close. Until July 12.

  • Felling: Traffic taking turns due to telecoms work on Hartburn at Cotemede. Until 23:00 on June 3.

  • Felling: Temporary traffic lights due to telecoms work on Meresyde at Whinbrooke. Until June 3.

  • Felling: Traffic taking turns due to telecoms work on Rennington at Wealcroft. Until 23:00 on June 3.

  • Gateshead/Newcastle: 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: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A195 New Road in both directions around B1288 Leam Lane. Until 23:00 on June 2.

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

  • Gateshead: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Old Fold Road near Holme Drive. Until 19:00 on June 21.

  • Gateshead: Temporary traffic lights due to telecoms work on Wealcroft in both directions at Staneway. Until 23:00 on June 9.

  • Leam Lane: Traffic taking turns due to telecoms work on Millford around Sheraton. Until June 4.

  • Monkton village: Traffic taking turns due to roadworks on Finchale Road at Avon Road. Until 16:00 on June 3.

  • Pelaw: Temporary traffic lights due to electricity work on Low Heworth Lane at Gosforth Terrace. Until 16:00 on June 14.

  • Springwell: No through traffic allowed due to water main work on Galloping Green Road in both directions between Thomas Street and the Wagon Inn. Until June 28.

  • Swalwell: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Spencers Bank in both directions from Napier Road to Market Lane. Until June 3.

Northumberland

  • Bearsbridge: Common Bank in both directions closed due to roadworks between the A686 and Thornley Gate. Until May 15, 2025.

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

  • Dalton: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Hexham Road at Whitley Mill Turn Off. Until June 24.

  • Hadston: Temporary traffic lights due to telecoms work on The A1068 Alnwick Road at Hadston Road. Until 17:00 on June 7.

  • Prudhoe: Broomhill Road in both directions closed due to roadworks from Umfraville Dene to Adderlane Road. Until 23:00 on June 3.

  • Stannington: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Great North Road in both directions at Moor Lane. Until June 3.

North Tyneside

  • Killingworth: Traffic taking turns due to gas main work on East Bailey at Garth Twenty One. Until June 17.

  • North Shields: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A193 Albion Road at Stephenson Street. Until July 31.

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

  • North Shields: Tyne Street closed due to roadworks from Stephenson Street to Norfolk Street. Until January 31, 2025.

  • Tynemouth: East Street Southbound closed due to roadworks from Percy Gardens to Percy Street. Until July 17.

  • Tynemouth: Grand Parade Northbound closed due to roadworks from Percy Park Road to Beach Road. Until July 17.

  • Wallsend: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Kings Road near Battle Hill Drive. Until June 6.

South Tyneside

  • Boldon Colliery: Traffic taking turns due to electricity work on Reginald Street at Charles Street. Until June 4.

  • South Shields: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A183 Coast Road near Kingsway. Until 16:00 on 28th June.

  • South Shields: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Tudor Road at Wilson Street. Until 19:00 on August 7.

  • Whitburn: No through traffic allowed due to gas main work on Myrtle Avenue in both directions from A183 Mill Lane to Oak Crescent. Until June 5.

  • Whitburn: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Myrtle Avenue in both directions from Oak Crescent to A183 Augusta Terrace. Until June 19.

Sunderland

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

  • Houghton-le-Spring: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Blind Lane in both directions around Monarch Road. Until 23:00 on June 24.

  • Ryhope: Burdon Lane closed due to roadworks from Nettles Lane (Ryhope) to Burdon Road (Burdon). Until May 8, 2025.

  • Southwick: One lane closed due to electricity work on Alexandra Avenue Westbound from Thomas Street South to West Quay Road. Until 17:00 on June 14.

  • Sunderland: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A183 Roker Terrace in both directions at St Georges Terrace. Until June 8.

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

  • Sunderland: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on Laburnum Road in both directions at Montague Street. Until June 18.

  • Sunderland: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on Sheridan Street from Midmoor Road to Lincoln Street. Until 16:00 on July 5.

  • Washington: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Blackfell Road at Knoulberry Road. Until 23:00 on June 3.

County Durham

  • Annfield Plain: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on B6168 Shieldrow Lane around Morrison Road North. Until June 3.

  • Brandon: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Carr Avenue at Victoria Avenue. Until June 4.

  • Crookhall: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on Castledene Road at Gloucester Road. Until 23:00 on June 11.

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

  • Delves Lane: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Delves Lane at Greenways. Until 23:00 on June 4.

  • Dipton: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on A692 Front Street at Pikesyde. Until June 28.

  • Durham: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on A690 in both directions at Gilesgate Roundabout. Until June 26.

  • Durham: No through traffic allowed due to roadworks on North Bailey in both directions from The College to Owengate. Until January 31, 2025.

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

  • Rainton Gate: Temporary traffic lights due to electricity work on Station Road at Woodland View. Until June 4.

  • Shield Row: No through traffic allowed due to water main work on Ernest Terrace (Back) in both directions from Quarry Road to Ernest Terrace. Until June 4.

  • Shotley Bridge: A694 Front Street in both directions closed due to water main work from B6310 Snows Green Road to Green Street. Until 23.00 on June 4.

  • South Pelaw: Temporary traffic lights due to water main work on Pelton Lane at Hilda Terrace. Until June 16.

  • St John's Hall: Temporary traffic lights due to roadworks on Shull Bank at Howlea Lane. Until 23:00 on June 3.

  • Stonebridge: Temporary traffic lights due to gas main work on The B6302 Broom Lane at Railways Paths Park. Until June 5.

  • Tow Law: Temporary traffic lights due to electricity work on A68 High Street around Church Lane. Until June 6.