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 A38 is closed westbound between the A383 and the B3352 due to a collision.
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
The A1(M) is closed northbound between Junction 45 and Junction 46 due to a collision
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
The A5 is closed in both directions between the A461 and the A5195
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
The A34 is closed northbound between the A4 and the A339 for recovery of an HGV
Posted: January 1, 1970, 12:00 am

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