The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 February but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

A1 junction 56 Barton to junction 51 Leeming Bar

There will be phases of overnight lane closures and full carriageway closures while work takes place to upgrade the road to motorway standards. There will also be narrow lanes and a 50mph speed restriction 24 hours a day. On Monday 27 February there will be a northbound closure at junction 56 with a diversion down and under the interchange. There will also be a southbound closure at Scotch Corner with a diversion up and over the interchange and a partial closure of Scotch Corner interchange. From Tuesday 28 to Wednesday 1 March there will be a northbound closure at junction 56 with a diversion down and under the interchange and a partial closure of Scotch Corner interchange. On Thursday 2 March the northbound entry slip road at Scotch Corner will be closed and there will be a partial closure of Scotch Corner interchange. Then, on Friday 3 March there will be a partial closure of Scotch Corner interchange. All closures will take place between 8pm and 6am with diversions in place. From 8pm on Thursday 2 March through to mid-April the junction 56 northbound exit slip will be closed 24/7 with a diversion.

A1 Blaydon Haugh Viaduct, junction 73 to junction 74, Newcastle upon Tyne

There is a 50mph limit in operation over Blaydon Haugh Viaduct due to the installation of temporary plates over defective viaduct joints. From Monday 27 February to Saturday 4 March there will be a carriageway closure southbound between 8pm and 6am, with the northbound carriageway also being closed on Wednesday 1 March between midnight and 6am. All these closures will take place with a diversion in place.

A1 junction 66, Gateshead

There will be a carriageway closure northbound for structural work. This will take place on Thursday 2 March between 8pm and 6am.

A1 junction 73, Newcastle upon Tyne

There will be slip road closures north and southbound for electrical work. This will take place from Monday 27 February to Wednesday 1 March between 8pm and 6am.

A1 Morpeth, Northumberland

There will be work ongoing until spring 2017 for the construction of a bypass. There will be various phases of daytime and night time lane and carriageway closures, with narrow lanes and a 40mph speed restriction in place.

A1 Haggerston, Northumberland

There will be convoy working in place north and southbound to install new crossing areas. This will take place until Wednesday 1 March between 8am and 4.30pm.

A1 Tritlington, Northumberland

There will be traffic signals in operation north and southbound for survey work. This will take place on Monday 27 February between 8pm and 6am.

A19 Silverlink, North Tyneside

The A1058 Coast Road will be closed just over the roundabout between 9.30am and 3.30pm Monday 27 February to Friday 3 March for interchange improvement work. There will also be a 24 hour 30mph speed restriction with narrow lanes.

A66 Long Newton, Stockton on Tees

There will be 24 hour traffic signals in operation on the slip road and interchange for construction work. This will take place until Friday 31 March.

A66 Surtees Bridge, Stockton on Tees

There will be a carriageway closure westbound for structural maintenance, taking place on Monday 27 February between 8pm and 6am.

A66 Blands Corner to Blackwell, County Durham

There will be traffic signals in operation east and westbound for maintenance work. This will take place on Wednesday 1 March between 8pm and 6am.

A66 Neasham roundabout

There will be traffic signals in operation for resurfacing work. This will take place from Monday 27 February for three nights between 8pm and 6am. Clearly signed diversions will also be in place.