Lane Closure - A184 Askew Road Eastbound (Wellington St-A167), Gateshead
Overnight Resurfacing Works Newcastle Central Station Area
In order to allow the works to be completed in a safe and efficient manner the roads identified above will be closed and a diversion in operation.
Pedestrian access to properties will be maintained during the working night. Vehicle access to properties will be maintained when possible. Please be aware that after the removal of the existing surface the temporary running surface will be uneven until the new surface is laid and caution will be needed in the presence of working machinery.
The diversion route is as follows:
Westbound – Clavering Place, Forth Street, Forth Banks, Marlborough Crescent and Westmorland Road.
Eastbound – Grainger Street, Bigg Market.
VAMOS Day of the Dead November the 1st 2014
Move over Halloween as ¡VAMOS! present on Saturday the 1st of November the biggest fancy dress themed 'Day of the Dead' extravaganza in Newcastle.
The Boiler Shop will be transformed into a feast of vibrant tropical colour, dramatic gothic charm, a stunning selection of sumptuous Latino food, crazy Day of the Dead games and activities, live soundtrack of Mariachi music plus of course the hilarious Mexican Wrestling battles with the wonderful MC Erika whipping the crowd into a frenzy!
The popular tradition of Day of the Dead or 'Día de Muertos’ originates from Mexico and is celebrated all over Latin America. It is a celebration of our loved ones who have passed away and is fast becoming a global phenomenon that’s now on your own doorstep.
- Day of the Dead Food Market
- A mouth watering choice of the best in street food all with a Latino twist. Announcements very soon!
- Day of the Dead Mini Mercado
- Live Mexican Wrestling (plus separate children's Mexican Wrestling classes)
- Mexican creative craft workshops and classes
- A special 'Día de Muertos' group shrine
- Kids Luchador Cinema Pod
- Pica Pica! plus other Latino Street Food stalls
- Interactive Frida Kahlo installation
- LocoHero, Mexican Movember and Frida Monobrows
- Live mariachi band and live electonic sets
A1 - A19 Fisher Lane Roundabout Pinch Point Scheme @ Seaton Burn
When And Where Is This Happening
Construction started June 2014 and it is estimated to be delivered by January 2015. The works are located at A1/A19 Interchange and the A19 Fisher Lane Roundabout, North of Newcastle-Upon-Tyne.
What Works Are Taking Place And What Will It Cost
The A1/A19 Seaton Burn Interchange acts as a bottleneck, causing congestion that has a knock on effect at the Fisher Lane Roundabout. This is resulting in delays and unreliable journey times for road users in this area.
How The Scheme Will Be Carried Out
At The Fisher Lane Roundabout:
- Provide a third lane on the Fisher Lane and A19 approaches to the roundabout, and provide traffic signals on the B1318 approach
- Provide a third lane on the roundabout between the A19 exit arm and the A1 exit arm
- Provide a shared pedestrian / cyclist facility to assist vulnerable road users in crossing the roundabout
- Improve the layout
- Introduce a second lane on the southbound exit slip road approach to signals
- Extend the third lane of the northbound exit slip road
- As part of the Pinch Point Programme, the aims of the scheme are:
- Help to reduce daily congestion
- Reduce journey times for the travelling public
- Boost the economy
- Improve safety
Closure Dates And Times For Resurfacing Works
A167 Cowgate Roundabout reconfiguration, Newcastle
Works will commence in October 2014 on the A167 Cowgate roundabout Newcastle Upon Tyne which will improve traffic flow at the junction for Ponteland Road & Stamfordham Road in and out of Newcastle.
The junction will be signalised and priority lanes will be added for buses to speed up public transport.
The old subway will be removed and street level signalised pedestrian crossings installed along with dedicated cycle routes.
This is a large undertaking and some disruption in inevitable.
There will be public consultation meetings at the following venues,
- KFC, Ponteland , Cowgate. 17th September between 8am & 11am
- Aldi, McKendrick Villas Cowgate. 18th September between 10am & 1pm
- Morrisons, Two Ball Lonnen, Cowgate. 19th September between 10am & 1pm.
For further information follow this link
A167 Tyne Bridge / Oakwellgate Junction Improvements, Gateshead
A167 CME Digital Media Screen Installation Road Closures
The A167 Central Motorway in Newcastle will be closed or have lane restrictions in both directions at the A193 Newbridge Street roundabout night times between August & October 2014 for the installation of a new Media Screen which will be hung on a gantry over the motorway for advertising purposes on the Northerly section of the roundabout.
The works will consist of surveying and civil engineering works for the installation and testing of the gantry which the digital media screen will be mounted onto.
The works programme is outlined below:
19th/20th August 2014 20:00hrs to 06:00hrs for surveys, inspections, structure & rebar scanning
Diversion route, up and over the A193 Newbridge Street roundabout to rejoin the central motorway
26th / 27th August 2014 20:00hrs to 06:00hrs for the removal of coping units, Diamond drilling and the installation of anchors.
Diversion route, up and over the A193 Newbridge Street roundabout to rejoin the central motorway.
2nd of October 2014 20:00hrs to 06:00hrs for the pulling out / testing of anchor points to retaining walls and bridge parapet/deck.
Diversion route, closure of inside lane on both North and Southbound carriageways at underpass.
29th/30th October 2014 20:00hrs to 06:00hrs for the Installation of the gantry structure, supports and the media screen.
Diversion route, closure of North and Southbound carriageways, up and over the A193 Newbridge Street roundabout to rejoin the central motorway
A188/A189 Major Improvement Works, North Tyneside
North Tyneside Council applied for and won £2.2m from the Department for Transport to carry out major improvement works on the A188/A189 Benton Road corridor.
- A191 / A188 Four Lane Ends Roundabout - Replacing the existing roundabout to a signalised junction
- A188 / Goathland Avenue / West Farm Avenue Roundabout - Replacing the existing roundabout to a signalised junction
- Quorum / Balliol Business Parks Roundabout - Installing traffic signals on the existing roundabout
- A188-A189 Benton Lane / Salters’ Lane Roundabout - Widening & installing traffic signals on the existing roundabout
- A189 next to White House Farm - Install a new signalised roundabout with Pegasus crossing & new bus stops
- A1056-A189 Sandy Lane / Killingworth Way Roundabout - Widening & installing traffic signals on the existing roundabout
- Eastern side of A188 Benton Lane / Goathland Avenue junction to Quorum Business Park - Improved off-road pedestrian and cycle links
Construction is due to start this summer. The works will cause some disruption, however every effort will be made to keep this to a minimum.
Major works in Sunderland and South Tyneside in 2014
on seven major schemes to help traffic flows are set to start in 2014
in Sunderland and South Tyneside.
The works will lay the ground for further developments following confirmation of the Sunderland City Deal in Partnership with South Tyneside.
More than £9m has been earmarked for the infrastructure schemes to help traffic entering and exiting the A19 corridor and support economic growth.
The improvements will assist with:
Reducing traffic congestion and improving journey times on key routes
Opening up access to key employment sites within the North East Low Carbon Enterprise Zone and the Nissan plant
The development of a 100 hectare International Advanced Manufacturing Park (IAMP) to the north and west of the Nissan plant as part of the recently announced Sunderland and South Tyneside City Deal.
Other planned works include improvements to Sunderland's pedestrian and cycling infrastructure.
has been made available from Central Government with £5m from the
Regional Growth Fund, £4.17m from the Local Pinch Point Fund, plus
contributions from Sunderland City Council (£500,000).
The 2014 schemes include:
Updated traffic signalling at the A19 junction with the A690 Durham Road - works carried out by Sunderland City Council
Updated traffic signalling the A19 junction with the A183 Chester Road - works carried out by Sunderland City Council
The Highways Agency is planning works to the A19/A1231 junctions. These comprise:
• Widening the eastbound A1231 approach to the A19 to three lanes
Conversion of existing A19 junction with the A1290 to traffic signal control to improve the main north-south access route to Nissan and reduce existing queues of traffic on the A19 – works carried out by South Tyneside Council
(5) A1290/Nissan Access
Updated traffic signalling at the A1290 junction with Washington Road, improving staff and visitor access to the Nissan car manufacturing plant – works carried out by Sunderland City Council
(6) A1290/Cherry Blossom Way
Conversion of existing A1290 junction with Cherry Blossom Way to traffic signal control improving the ease and safe use of access to and from the Nissan distribution depots and other local supply chains - works carried out by Sunderland City Council
Works improving the cycling network and connectivity between Nissan and the residential areas at Washington, Pattinson and North Sunderland. This includes off carriageway cycleways alongside the A1290, linking to Sulgrave Road roundabout and Albany Park, and Pattinson Road – works carried out by Sunderland City Council.
Works on the first phase of the A1290 cycleways have already begun.
The first road junction works on the A1290 are timetabled for an April start.
The Highways Agency is programming its works between May and November 2014.
Details of further start dates for the remaining schemes will be announced through the year.
Closure of St Mary's Place in Newcastle
Northumbrian Water are currently working in Newcastle city centre as part of a £66 million investment programme to improve tap water quality for one million customers. From Monday 22nd September there will be 3 way traffic lights controlling traffic on St Mary’s Place between John Dobson Street and College Street. From Monday 29th September St Mary’s Place (between Barras Bridge and John Dobson Street) will be restricted to a ‘no through road for cars’ for up to six weeks to give access to water pipes underneath the highway. Access via St Mary’s Place will still be available to buses and emergency vehicles, all other road users are asked to find an alternative route for the duration of the work. More information about the work can be found on www.themainevent-nwl.co.uk ======================================================================
Northumbrian Water are currently working in Newcastle city centre as part of a £66 million investment programme to improve tap water quality for one million customers. From Monday 22nd September there will be 3 way traffic lights controlling traffic on St Mary’s Place between John Dobson Street and College Street.
From Monday 29th September St Mary’s Place (between Barras Bridge and John Dobson Street) will be restricted to a ‘no through road for cars’ for up to six weeks to give access to water pipes underneath the highway.
Access via St Mary’s Place will still be available to buses and emergency vehicles, all other road users are asked to find an alternative route for the duration of the work. More information about the work can be found on www.themainevent-nwl.co.uk
A1058 Highways Maintenance Closures North Tyneside
Monday the 20th of October & Tuesday the 21st
A189 from Annitsford to Sandy Lane Roundabouts.
Wednesday the 22nd & Thursday the 23rd
A189 from Sandy Lane to Westmoor (Findus) roundabouts.Slow and fast lane closures (Northbound and Southbound)
Friday the 24th of October
A188 Westmoor (Findus) Roundabout to South of Balliol Business Park Roundabout. Slow and fast lane closures (North and Southbound)
Monday the 27th of October
A189 Westmoor (Findus) Roundabout to South of BT call centre Roundabout.
A1058 Coast Road
Tuesday the 28th of October
Eastbound slow lane closure between the Wills apartments building to North Tyneside College.(Red Hall Drive - Churchill Street)
Wednesday the 29th of October
Westbound slow lane closure between North Tyneside College to Wills apartments building.(Churchill Street - Red Hall Drive)
Thursday the 30th of October
East and Westbound fast lane closure between the Wills apartments building and North Tyneside College
Friday the 31st of October
Eastbound slow lane closure between North Tyneside College to the Billy Mill Roundabout ( Churchill Street - Lynne Road )
Monday the 3rd of November
Westbound slow lane closure between the Billy Mill Roundabout to the North Tyneside College ( Regent Terrace - Churchill Street )
Tuesday the 4th of November
East and Westbound fast lane closures between the Billy Mill Roundabout and the North Tyneside College.
Wednesday the 5th of November
Eastbound lane closure between the Billy Mill and Preston Road Roundabouts.
Thursday the 6th of November
Westbound lane closure between Preston Road and Billy Mill Roundabouts
A1 Improvements: Coal House-MetroCentre, Gateshead
The Highways Agency is making improvements to the A1 around Gateshead with a target start of works date of 26 August 2014. The scheme is planned to be open to traffic by spring 2016.
For further information regarding these works please contact Lynne Biddles at Highways Agency, Lateral, 8 City Walk, Leeds, LS119AT. Alternatively, call the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Further info may be found at http://www.highways.gov.uk/A1CoalHouseMetroCentre
A1 Improvements: Coalhouse Roundabout, Gateshead
Works to be carried out include:
- New part-time traffic signals
- Resurfacing of the A1 slip roads
- Widening the southbound carriageway of Kingsway South between Eleventh Avenue and the roundabout
- Widening to Lamesley Lane at the junction with the roundabout
- Widening of the carriageway to Coalhouse roundabout in the vicinity of Chowdene Bank junction
- Installation of new traffic signs & street lighting
- Renewal of road markings.
When complete, these works will help relieve peak time traffic congestion to and from the Team Valley and reduce accident risk.
- Kingsway South between Eleventh Avenue and Coalhouse Roundabout
- Lamesley Lane near the roundabout
- Partial closure of Coalhouse Roundabout itself
During the time of the works diversions will be clearly signed. The following diversions will be in place:
- A1 Slip Roads – Diversion to Lobley Hill or Eighton Lodge Interchanges as appropriate
- Kingsway South – Diversion via Eastern Avenue, Saltwell Road South and Chowdene Bank
- Lamesley Lane – Diversion via Smithy Lane and Chowdene Bank
Lobley Hill Road - Kingsway Roundabout Team Valley Trading Estate
Park & Ride
Across Tyne & Wear there is a
variety of Car Park & Ride facilities. At these locations users
can interchange with either bus, cycle, metro, rail or taxi &
avoid queues within city centres or possible full central car parks.
Four Lane Ends
Cycle Parking & Metro
Stadium of Light
Parking & Metro
The key principle of open data is to increase transparency and the sharing of information we hold with the wider community.
Our service provides third party developers with access to a number of datasets sourced from the Tyne and Wear Urban Traffic Management Control (UTMC) system. Developers are then able to build useful applications using the data we have now made freely available.
- Air quality data
- Car Parks
- Journey Times
- Traffic – Accident
- Traffic – Event
- Traffic – Incident
- Traffic – Roadwork
- Weather station data
Other & Minor Disruptions
ROAD CLOSURE A167 Durham Rd / Kells Lane / Chowdene Bank, Gateshead
Due to resurfacing works overnight Wednesday the 22nd - Friday the 24th of October on the A167 Durham Road in Low Fell there will be no access from Chowdene Bank & Kells Lane between 20:00hrs - 06:00hrs, there will be also temporary traffic lights for the duration of the closures with delays at a minimal due to the time of the works.
Road Closure A1290 Downhill Lane
There will be overnight lane closures on the A1290 Downhill Lane at the A19 overpass for major highway improvement works between 1930 hrs & 0530 hrs from 20/10/2014 to 24/10/2014 and delays can be expected.
TEMPORARY SIGNAL Durham Dr (A194-Coventry Way/Exeter Way), Fellgate
Temporary traffic signals on Durham Drive in Fellgate between A194 & Coventry Way/Exeter Way. Major flood alleviation works starts 06/10/14 - 17/02/14 all day. Local delays likely.
ROAD CLOSURE High St West & Crowtree Rd, Sunderland
Road Closure on High Street West & Crowtree Road outside the Londonderry Pub in Sunderland City Ctr from 19/05/14 to 25/12/14 for major highway improvements. Seek an alternative route, expect delays.