4th Regiment Royal Artillery Parade - Sat 02/08/14, Sunderland
SkyRide Cycle Event 2014, Newcastle/Gateshead Quayside
The Newcastle/Gateshead Skyride Cycle Event will take place on Saturday 02/08/2014 from Newcastle Quayside and road closures will be in place form 0700 hrs until 1700 hrs.
Road Closures (Newcastle)
- Horatio Street - between City Road and Quayside
- Quayside - between St Lawrence Road and Sandhill
- Quayside Walkway - between east end of Mariners Wharf Flats and the west end of Skinnerburn Road
- Sandhill - between Close and Quayside
- Side - between Queen Street and Quayside
- Watergate - between Sandhill and Quayside Walkway
- Swing Bridge - entire length
- Shore Side Road (Mill Road to Sage)
- Bridge Street
There will also be suspension of some highway restrictions and signs will be in place.
For more details of the event please go to www.goskyride.com/NewcastleSkyRide
Split Festival 2014, Sunderland
Heavy traffic is expected, expect considerable delays on major roads in/out of the city centre.
Soundwaves 2014, South Shields
- North Promenade, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 2NL (122 spaces)
- South Promenade, Sea Road, South Shields, NE33 3NB (150 spaces)
- Trow Quarry Promenade, South Shields, NE33 2JH (305 spaces)
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.
A1 Improvements - Metrocentre - Coal House Roundabout, Gateshead
The Highways Agency is making improvements to the A1 around Gateshead with a target start of works date of summer 2014. The scheme is planned to be open to traffic by spring 2016.
Exhibition Dates, Times & Contact info
Highways Agency representatives will be holding exhibitions in the area to give an opportunity to find out more about the proposed scheme, & answer any questions the public has.
These will be held
Friday 18th July 10:30am-8pm, at Dunston Activity Centre, Ellison Rd, Gateshead, NE11 9SS
as well as a seperate session the day after on
Saturday 19th July 10am-4pm, at Lobley Hill Primary School, Rothbury Gardens, Lobley Hill, Gateshead, NE11 0AT.
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
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
There will be overnight lane closures on the A167 Tyne Bridge between 2000 hrs & 0600 hrs between 21/07/2014 & 28/07/2014 for the erection of "Great North Run " signs and delays may occur.
There will be temporary traffic signals in place on Downhill Lane West Boldon at the roundabouts either side of the A19 over bridge for carriageway improvement works between 2000 hrs on 23/07/2014 & 0600 hrs on 25/07/2014. Minor delays may occur.
TEMPORARY SIGNAL Junction of Great North Road and Forsyth Road
Temporary Signals due to road improvement works on Great North Road
LANE CLOSURE B1318 Grt North Rd (Blue House RBT-Clayton Rd), Newcastle
Lane closures & contraflow working on B1318 Great North Road between Blue House Roundabout & Clayton Road & Forsyth Road between Great North Road & Highbury in Newcastle. Work is night-time only from 30/06/14 - 30/09/14 between 19:30-04:30. Delays possible.
TEMPORARY SIGNAL A188 Chillingham Rd / First Ave, Newcastle
Temporary traffic signals on A188 Chillingham Road at First Avenue junction near railway bridge in Newcastle from 21/07/14 - 01/08/14. Work is between 09:00-15:00 each day. Expect delays.
TEMPORARY SIGNAL A191 Denton Rd / North of Scotswood Sport Club, Newcastle
Temporary traffic signals on A191 Denton Road just north of Scotswood Sport Club from 08/08/14 - 06/10/14 all day for utility works. Expect delays during school term time.
TEMPORARY SIGNAL B1318 High St, Gosforth, Newcastle
Temporary traffic lights (5 way) on B1318 Gosforth High St, Newcastle at No.228, Salters Road, Church Rd & the car park on Sun 03/08/14. Work is to allow for utility works. Heavy delays expected.
TEMPORARY SIGNAL B1600 Forth Banks, Newcastle
Temporary traffic signals on B1600 Forth Banks in Newcastle from 11/08/14 - 16/09/14 all day. Work is to allow for utility works. Expect delays peak times.
SURFACE ROADWORKS A193 Spence Trc RBT, N.Shields
Resurfacing work of the A193 Spence Terrace Roundabout in North Shields on Sun 03/08/14 for 1 day. Major impact on traffic expected.
SURFACE ROADWORKS Battle Hill Drive (A1058-Kings Rd South), Wallsend
Resurfacing work of Battle Hill Drive from A1058 Coast Road Roundabout to Kings Road South in Wallsend. Work starts for 1 night and 3 days from Mon 28/07/14. Major impact on traffic expected.
ROAD CLOSURE Croft Trc, Jarrow
Road Closure on Croft Terrace in Jarrow from 25/06/14 to 27/08/14 all day to allow for flood alleviation works. Minor delays possible.
ROAD CLOSURE Finchale Rd (Solway Rd-Arlington Rd), Hebburn
Road Closure on Finchale Road between Solway Road & Arlington Road in Hebburn from Mon 16/06/14 to approx Fri 26/09/14 all day for sewer works by Northumbrian Water. Use an alternative route. Delays expected to surrounding roads.
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.
TEMPORARY SIGNAL A183 St Mary's Way/Cumberland St, Sunderland
Temporary traffic lights replace permanent traffic signals currently on A183 St Mary's Way / Cumberland St junction in Sunderland from 03/02/14 to 01/10/14. There is no Right Turn exiting the St Mary's Car Park. Delays possible.