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Road Closures for Great North Run

Date: 13/09/2011

A number of major roads in Gateshead will be closed this weekend as this year’s Great North Run passes through the borough.
The Tyne Bridge (A167) , Gateshead Highway (A167) and the Felling By-pass (A184) from Gateshead Highway to White Mare Pool will be closed to traffic on Sunday 18th September from 09:00.

Diversion routes will be fully signposted, but some disruption is inevitable. Drivers are advised to take alternative routes wherever possible.

The Tyne Bridge and Gateshead Highway are expected to re-open by 14:00 providing links to routes via A184 Askew Road and Consett Route to the A1; and, south via the A167 to Low Fell and Eighton Lodge.

A north-south route from Sunderland Road (B1426) to Shields Road (A195) across Heworth Roundabout will be opened as soon as the last runners have cleared the junction. Before 17:00, the remainder of the A184 route between Gateshead and the White Mare Pool (A194/A194(M)) interchange will re-open, once the route has been cleaned and all event infrastructure has been removed.




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