Roadworks, closures & diversions

Roadworks, closures & diversions

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

Roadworks, closures & diversions

Find out live information on where roads are closed or diverted.


Northumberland County Council now publishes live information to roadworks.org. You can find out where there will be temporary traffic management, and information about works being carried out around the county.

Search for a location or zoom in on an area on the map to find more detailed information, including proposed diversions. More detail about the works will be shown, including the dates along with the responsible party.

If you need further details about any of the works that appear on the live system, please call 0345 600 6400.

Sudden and/or unplanned emergency road closures due to bad weather (snow, ice, flooding etc.) are displayed on our alerts and reminders page and on our homepage.

Surface dressing 2017
PROPOSED SURFACE DRESSING OF ROADS IN NORTHUMBERLAND
                                                                                  
Northumberland County Council are to undertake essential surface dressing works between the period May to August 2017. Surface dressing is a highway maintenance operation undertaken to extend the life of the carriageway surface and provide additional surface texture.
 
The works on individual sites will normally be carried out within 1 day however some of the larger schemes may take up to 4 days. During the site operations there may be minor delays experienced by road users however these will be kept to a minimum. On completion of the works advisory speed limit signs will be in operation until essential road sweeping has been completed.
 
    PRINCIPAL ROADS  
       
Ref. Road No. Location. Length
P01 A68 Border Forest Holiday Park South 2640
P02 A698 Longridge 3000
P03 A1068 Red Row/West Chevington 815
P04 A689 Slaggyford to Halton le Gate 5136
P05 A697 Ford 1336
       
    NORTHERN AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location. Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
N01 C76 Littlemill to Hocket Well 1520
N02 B1339 Longhoughton 30 mph limits north to Howick jct. 960
N03 B1340 Bamburgh to Seahouses 3262
N04 U3033 Hazon 3860
N05 B6346 Eglingham Hall 2870
N06 B6348 Weetwood Road, Wooler 3280
N07 C90 Bridge of Aln to Garminedge Bank 2050
N08 C94 Bilton 1230
       
    WESTERN AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location. Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
W02 U5003 Otterburn Camp 2710
W03 U8096 Temperley Grange 3100
W04 C265/C270 Kiln Pit Hill to Slaley 7040
W05 C265 Whittonstall to Kiln Pit Hill 3960
W06 B6342 Steel Rigg to Little Swinburn 3350
       
    SOUTH EAST AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
S01 B1322 Backworth Lane, Seghill 700
S02 C110 Cresswell to Lynemouth 3225
       
    CENTRAL AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
C01 C137 Burgham Road 4310
C02 U6004 A1 to Eshott 2300
C03 B6343 Dyke Neuk to Temple Thornton 2695
C04 C107 Chevington Moor Xroads North 2265
C05 C144 Stantonfence to Pigdon 1560
C07 C356 Berwick Hill to Horton Grange 4500
       
    RESERVE SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
R01 A696 Nr Ottercops Mast 2100
R02 A6079 Chollerton Edge 3000
R03 B6396 Mindrum crossroads to Scottish Border 3400
R04 U3014 Dunstan Steads 1105
R05 B1339 Longhoughton limits south to Boulmer Camp 1568
R06 B6525 North of Doddington 1562
R07 B6354 North of Duddo 1800
R08 C345 Heugh to Red House Farm 2490
R09 A695 Riding Mill Rbt to Stocksfield 1200
 
 
For additional information on the proposed surface dressing programme please contact the helpdesk on 0345 600 6400 or email surface.dressing@northumberland.gov.uk
Surface dressing 2016
Northumberland County Council are to undertake essential surface dressing works between the period May to August 2016. Surface dressing is a highway maintenance operation undertaken to extend the life of the carriageway surface and provide additional surface texture.

The works on individual sites will normally be carried out within 1 day however some of the larger schemes may take up to 4 days. During the site operations there may be minor delays experienced by road users however these will be kept to a minimum. On completion of the works advisory speed limit signs will be in operation until essential road sweeping has been completed.

 
Ref. Road No. Location.  
       
    PRINCIPAL ROADS  
       
Ref. Road No. Location. Length
P01 A68 Byrness to Catcleugh reservoir 1694
P02 A68 The Steel, Fourlaws 2140
P03 A697 South of Glanton crossroads 715
P05 A697 Wooperton Sawmills 1960
P07 A697 Weldon to Hedley Hill 1454
       
    NORTHERN AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location. Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
N01 C72 High Newton by the sea 1460
N03 C93 Keepers Bank, Shilbottle to Crawledge Business Park, Alnwick 1922
N04 U16 Beal to Holy Island 1314
N05 C181 Allerdene Bank 1580
N06 C390 Park Road, Swarland 1234
N07 C14 Jackslaw 1900
N08 B1339 North End, Lesbury 1900
N10 C10 Mattilees to Grindon 3954
N11 U3092 Rashercap to A1 junct 1021
N13 C80 Boulmer Road, Longhoughton 1560
N14 B1340 Beadnell to Seahouses 2700
N15 B1339 Embleton Mill to Stamford 1200
       
    WESTERN AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location. Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
W01 C200 Tower Knowe 4471
W02 B6342 Kirkharle to Ladywell 2187
W03 B6295 The Peth, Allendale to Five Lane Ends 660
W04 B6318 Chollerford to Milecastle 1650
W05 B6320 Simonburn to Walk 1640
       
    SOUTH EAST AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
S01 C110 Widdrington to Cresswell Phase 2 2342
S02 C107 Chevington Moor to Acklington 3960
S03 B1505 Horton Road, Cramlington 1714
       
    CENTRAL AREA SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
C03 C141 High Southward Edge to Wingates 3728
C04 B6342 Rothley East Shield 2620
C05 C166 Folly House to Wingates 1370
C06 C224 Tongues Farm 1750
C07 C343 Cheeseburn Grange 2960
C09 C346/U9051 Milbourne 3323
       
    RESERVE SCHEMES  
       
Ref. Road No. Location Length
    NON-PRINCIPAL ROADS  
R01 C340 Wallridge Moor to Harrogate Hill 3040
 
 
For additional information on the proposed surface dressing programme please contact the helpdesk on 0345 600 6400


 
Requesting a road closure
The cost for applying for the road closure notice is currently £1,200, which must be paid by the person requesting the notice. It is their responsibility to organise and pay for required traffic management. As there is a legal process to be undertaken, at least six weeks’ notice of closure is required.

A request for a temporary traffic regulation order should be submitted to the Northumberland County Council streetworks team using the documentation below. You can email or fax the application using the details below:
Contact us
  • If you have any problems or enquiries regarding streetworks or delays on the roads, then telephone us on 0345 6006400.