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Roadworks on trunk roads in the North East this week

Here's a summary of roadworks planned on the A1 and A19 in Northumberland, North Tyneside and beyond this week (Monday 19 to Sunday 25).

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Motorists are being warned not to drive through floodwater.

Four out of five young motorists 'would risk lives in a flood'

Four out of five 18 to 34-year-old drivers in the North East would gamble with their safety by driving through floodwater – even though this is the leading cause of death during a flood, new figures have revealed.

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Highways England is planning roadworks next week.

Planned roadworks on major North East routes

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East.

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Trains crossing the Royal Border Bridge in Berwick. Picture by Jane Coltman

East Coast rail franchise to end early

Stagecoach's contract to run the East Coast Mainline rail franchise will end earlier than expected.

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Highways England is planning roadworks.

Planned roadworks on major routes in the North East

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East.

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Nexus has officially begun the process of buying a new train fleet.

Nexus to start process for a new train fleet

Nexus, operator of the Tyne and Wear Metro, has officially begun the process of buying a new train fleet.

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Tyler Clarke, who died in a car collision early on Sunday morning.

Police name teenager killed in North East crash

The 17-year-old who died in a two-vehicle collision in the early hours of Sunday has been named.

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Northumbria Police appeal

Teenager killed in North East crash early this morning

Northumbria Police have appealed for witnesses after a 17-year-old was killed in a collision in the early hours today (Sunday).
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Newcastle International Airport.

North-East leaders launch transport plan

Plans for future transport investment in the North East and the wider north have been outlined today at an event marking the publication of a 30-year plan to drive economic growth.

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Roadworks on the A1

Planned roadworks on major roads in the North East

Highways England is planning the following roadworks on the A1 and A19 in the North East this week.
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Roadworks set to be removed for Christmas.

Driving home for Christmas? 400 miles of roadworks to be lifted

Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks this week in time for the Christmas getaway.

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Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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Howdon Metro Station.

Metro is in the running to win industry awards

The Tyne and Wear Metro has been shortlisted in five categories at this year’s North of England Transport Awards.

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The roadworks at Silverlink to install a triple-deck roundabout.

Rescheduled: Abnormal load to shut the A19 at Silverlink tonight

There will be delays on the A1 and A19 tonight (August 15) as a 223 tonne transformer makes its way through the region, shutting the A19 at Silverlink.

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Roadworks at Silverlink to create a triple-deck roundabout.

UPDATE: Abnormal load's journey through North East tonight cancelled

The transportation of an abnormal load, which was due to cause major traffic disruption on the A1 and A19 tonight (Friday), has been postponed.

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The roadworks at Silverlink

Warning of delays as abnormal load to pass through North East on A1 and A19

There will be delays on the A1 and A19 tomorrow night as a 223 tonne transformer makes its way through the region.
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Highways England is planning works on various roads this week.

Roadworks in the week ahead

Motorists planning to travel around Northumberland and North Tyneside this week are being urged to take account of the following roadworks.

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The bridge beams are now in place

Major milestone for triple-decker roundabout at Silverlink

Work to create the North East’s first triple-decker roundabout has reached a major milestone, nearly a year since the scheme started.
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Roadworks

Roadworks scheduled in the North East

Planned roadworks in the North East over the coming week are as follows:

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Planned roadworks in the North East

Planned roadworks in the North East

New and ongoing road improvements are planned by Highways England over the coming week.

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