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Overnight Road Closures on A1061 South Newsham Road (from Monday 20th May)

In order to complete works to the new roundabouts on South Newsham Road (A1061) to the west and east of the Newsham station, works will need to take place which will require full road closures. This is to allow the team to safely undertake works to construct the new road layout, including surfacing and white lining.


Traffic management and diversion routes


The surfacing for the new west roundabout will require full road closures each night between the hours 8pm to 6am from Monday 20 May 2024 to Thursday 23 May 2024. During this period vehicles will be diverted via A192 (Seaton Delaval, A190 (to Seaton Sluice), A193 (Links Road). The diversion is indicated by the green and blue route on the map in Image 2 at the end of this letter. Please note pedestrian access will be maintained throughout.


The surfacing for the new east roundabout on South Newsham Road (A1061) will require full road closures each night between the hours 8pm to 6pm on Thursday 23 May 2024 to Friday 24 May 2024 and Tuesday 28 May to Friday 31 May 2024. During this period vehicles will be diverted via A193 (Rotary Way), B1523 (Plessey Road), B1523 (Newcastle Road). The diversion is indicated by the green and blue route on the map in Image 3 at the end of this letter. Please note pedestrian access will be maintained throughout.


In addition to the works above, cleaning and surveying of the existing drainage network on the west side of the railway line will be undertaken. This will take place on Wednesday 22 May 2024 between 8pm and 6am, within the existing closure on the west side. On Thursday 23 May 2024 and Saturday 25 May 2024 between 8pm and 6am, works will be completed on the A1061 (see Image 1). Traffic lights will be in place during these works. Access to Railway Cottages and Blagdon Drive will be maintained via the diversions detailed above.


Image 1: Works area for drain cleaning and surveys


Advanced notice signage will be in place ahead of the full road closures and diversion routes will be clearly signposted throughout. Any noise and local disruption will be kept as minimal as practically possible, and any significant changes to the duration of this programme or shift timings due to site specific conditions will be communicated.


Image 2: Diversion route from 8pm Monday 20 May to 6am Thursday 23 May (between hours of 8pm and 6am only)


Image 3: Diversion route from 8pm Thursday 23 May to 6am Friday 24 May and 8pm Tuesday 28 May to 6 am Friday 31 May (between hours of 8pm and 6am only)


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