A1 in Northumberland

We propose to improve the A1 in Northumberland by providing additional road capacity and enabling greater access to and from Northumberland. Our improvement programme includes:

  • A1 Morpeth to Felton: The A1 Morpeth to Felton scheme will upgrade 8 miles of the A1 to a dual carriageway. This, in combination with the A1 Alnwick to Ellingham scheme will create a continuous, high quality dual carriageway from Newcastle to Ellingham.
  • A1 Alnwick to Ellingham: 5 miles of upgrade to dual carriageway linking the Alnwick bypass with the dual carriageway near Ellingham. This, in combination with the A1 Morpeth to Felton scheme will create a continuous, high quality dual carriageway from Newcastle to Ellingham.
  • A1 north of Ellingham: A set of measures to enhance the performance and safety of the A1.
 

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The A1 in Leicestershire is closed in both directions due to a traffic collision
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
The A49 in Herefordshire is closed southbound due to an overturned HGV
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
There are long delays on the M42 northbound between J9 - J11 near Tamworth
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am

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