Roads, highways & pavements

Here you will find information on roads, highways and pavements in Northumberland.

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Here you will find information on roads, highways and pavements in Northumberland.

Street & traffic lights

Street & traffic lights

This page provides information on street and traffic lights in Northumberland, as well as the Lighting Northumberland scheme.

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Roadworks, closures & diversions

Roadworks, closures & diversions

Here you will find information about roadworks, road closures and diversions in Northumberland.

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Highways, private streets & new development

Highways, private streets & new development

‘Road adoption’ is a term used to describe the council taking over responsibility for the maintenance of a ‘private street’ or a newly created road.

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Abnormal loads

Abnormal loads

This pages provides information for hauliers about taking abnormal loads on the county’s highways.

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Highways development management

Highways development management

The highway authority is a statutory consultee of the planning process.

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Road signs & road markings

Road signs & road markings

Here you will find information on road signs, tourism signage, temporary traffic signs for special events, and road markings, including white and yellow lines.

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Highway search

Highway search

This page provides information about highway searches, what they are and how to undertake one.

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Protecting roads, pavements & verges

Protecting roads, pavements & verges

Here you will find information about how the council deals with potholes and roads maintenance.

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Bridges

Bridges

Here you will find information about the work the council does on bridges in the county.

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Highways commercial services

Highways commercial services

This page provides information about commercial services offered by the council for road users, including MOT testing, sign manufacturing and advertising opportunities.

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Permission to open a highway (section 50)

Permission to open a highway (section 50)

Any organisation or individual wishing to place, retain, and afterwards inspect, maintain, adjust, repair, alter or renew apparatus in the highway must obtain a licence from the highway authority.

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Traffic management - proposals, consultations and orders

Traffic management - proposals, consultations and orders

This page provides information about traffic management schemes in Northumberland.

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