Traffic A68

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Nearby Roadworks
A1 (N)
Roadworks 1.4mi from Gateshead.…
Nearby Incidents
A1 (N)
Caution: Roadworks 1.36mi from Gateshead.…
Nearby Roadworks
A1 (N)
Roadworks 1.36mi from Gateshead.…
A69 (N)
Roadworks 3.17mi from Newcastle Upon Tyne.…
A69 (N)
Roadworks 3.32mi from Newcastle Upon Tyne.…
A1 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m S of
Gateshead

A167 Washington Birtley & A692

A1 (S)

Roadworks 1.4m S of
Gateshead

A692 & A167 Washington Birtley

A1 (S)

Roadworks 1.4m S of
Gateshead

A692 & A167 Washington Birtley

A69 (W)

Roadworks 0.2m N of
Lemington

A1 & B6528 Throckley (east)

A69 (E)

Roadworks 0.3m NW of
Lemington

B6528 Throckley (east) & A1

A69 (W)

Roadworks 2.7m S of
Dalton

B6528 Throckley (north) & B6528 Throckley (west)

A69 (E)

Roadworks 2.7m S of
Dalton

B6528 Throckley (west) & B6528 Throckley (north)

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 2m W of
Washington

J64 Access

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 4.7m W of
Gateshead

J64 Access

Nearby Incidents
A1(M) (N)

Resurfacing 2m W of
Washington

J64 & J65

Nearby Roadworks
A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 4.7m W of
Gateshead

J64 & J65

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 4.5m W of
Gateshead

At The Washington Birtley Services Slip Road J64 & J65

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 4.4m W of
Gateshead

At The Washington Birtley Services Slip Road J64 & J65

A69 (W)

Roadworks 1.5m NW of
Lemington

B6528 Throckley (east) & A6085

A69 (W)

Roadworks 1.5m NW of
Lemington

B6528 Throckley (east) & A6085

A69 (E)

Roadworks 1.5m NW of
Lemington

A6085 & B6528 Throckley (east)

A69 (E)

Roadworks 1.5m NW of
Lemington

A6085 & B6528 Throckley (east)

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Expired Incidents

A68 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.88mi from Jedburgh. (1.88 miles NE of Jedburgh, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Wednesday, 23 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Monday, 28 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 00:10
Map location: 55.491,-2.5448

A68 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 4.24mi from Jedburgh. (4.24 miles SE of Jedburgh, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 28 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 06:30
Map location: 55.4155,-2.5073

A1(M) Southbound

Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - A1(M) southbound between J58 and J57 | Southbound | Congestion (2.37 miles NE of Darlington, County Durham)


On the A1(M) southbound between junctions J49 and J47, there are currently delays of 20 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 pm.

First report: 29 July 2014 14:50
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 17:40
Map location: 54.5202,-1.6213

A1(M) Southbound

Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - A1(M) southbound between J58 and J57 | Southbound | Congestion (2.37 miles NE of Darlington, County Durham)


On the A1(M) southbound between junctions J58 and J57, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 pm.

First report: 29 July 2014 13:30
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 13:50
Map location: 54.5202,-1.6213

A1 Southbound

Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - A1 southbound between A69 and A191 | Southbound | Congestion (3.14 miles SE of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne)


On the A1 southbound between the junctions with the A69 and the A167 Washington Birtley , there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 1:30 pm.

First report: 29 July 2014 12:30
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 12:50
Map location: 54.9802,-1.6974

A66 Eastbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A66 eastbound between A67 near Bowes and A1 | Eastbound | Congestion (11.9 miles N of Brough, North Yorkshire)


On the A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A67 and the A1, there are currently delays of 15 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:15 pm.

First report: 28 July 2014 17:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 17:40
Map location: 54.5193,-2.0033

A1 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A1 northbound between A184 and A694 | Northbound | Congestion (1.03 miles W of Gateshead, Gateshead)


On the A1 northbound between the junctions with the A184 and the A191, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:45 pm.

First report: 27 July 2014 17:50
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 17:50
Map location: 54.949,-1.6425

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.02mi from Chester-le-Street. (1.02 miles N of Chester-le-Street, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 21 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 06:00
Map location: 54.8647,-1.5639

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.75mi from Chester-le-Street. (1.75 miles N of Chester-le-Street, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 21 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 06:00
Map location: 54.8753,-1.5664

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.67mi from Gateshead. (1.67 miles SE of Gateshead, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.9211,-1.6115

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.2mi from Lemington. (0.2 miles NE of Lemington, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 05:50
Map location: 54.9837,-1.6951

A69 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.22mi from Lemington. (0.22 miles NE of Lemington, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 05:00
Map location: 54.9855,-1.6961

A69 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.21mi from Lemington. (0.21 miles NE of Lemington, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Saturday, 26 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 27 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 05:00
Map location: 54.9857,-1.6968

A69 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 2.72mi from Dalton. (2.72 miles S of Dalton, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 28 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 16:10
Map location: 54.9944,-1.8275

A69 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 2.71mi from Dalton. (2.71 miles S of Dalton, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 28 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 16:10
Map location: 54.9946,-1.8272

A696(A1) N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 3.75mi from Newcastle Upon Tyne. (3.75 miles S of Newcastle Upon Tyne, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 16:30
Map location: 55.0195,-1.6965

A696(B6918) N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 3.86mi from Newcastle Upon Tyne. (3.86 miles S of Newcastle Upon Tyne, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 29 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 16:30
Map location: 55.0208,-1.6982

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) northbound between J56 and J57 | Northbound | Roadworks (4.81 miles W of Darlington, North Yorkshire)


On the A1(M) northbound between junctions J56 and J58, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 28 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 28 July 2014 20:20
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.481,-1.646

A1(M) Southbound

Roadworks - A1(M) southbound between J57 and J56 | Southbound | Roadworks (4.49 miles W of Darlington, North Yorkshire)


On the A1(M) southbound between junctions J58 and J56, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 28 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 28 July 2014 20:20
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.4846,-1.6405

A66 Eastbound

Roadworks - A66 eastbound between A67 near Bowes and A1 | Eastbound | Roadworks (2.7 miles NW of Barningham, North Yorkshire)


On the A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A67 and the A1, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 6 am on 27 July 2014 to 7 pm on 28 July 2014.

First report: 27 July 2014 06:20
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 54.5192,-1.8931

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) at junction 63 with the A167 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.18 miles N of Chester-le-Street, )


On the A1(M) northbound at junction J63, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing two lanes, from 7:54 pm on 27 July 2014 to 6 am on 28 July 2014.

First report: 27 July 2014 20:10
Incident cleared: 28 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.867,-1.5656

A1 Southbound

Roadworks - A1 southbound at a minor junction between A692 and A167 near Washington Birtley | Southbound | Roadworks (1.67 miles SE of Gateshead, Gateshead)


On the A1 southbound between the junctions with the A692 and the A167 Washington Birtley , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 11 pm on 26 July 2014 to 9 am on 27 July 2014.

First report: 26 July 2014 23:20
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 15:00
Map location: 54.9211,-1.6115

A1 Northbound

Roadworks - A1 northbound exit for A69 | Northbound | Roadworks (0.2 miles NE of Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne)


On the A1 northbound exit slip to the A69 , minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 8 pm on 26 July 2014 to 6 am on 27 July 2014.

First report: 26 July 2014 20:30
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 15:00
Map location: 54.9837,-1.6951

A696 Northbound

Roadworks - A696 northbound between A1 and B6918 | Northbound | Roadworks (3.75 miles S of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne)


On the A696 northbound between the junctions with the A1 and the B6918, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 8:30 am on 29 July 2014 to 4:30 pm on 29 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 14:30
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 55.0195,-1.6965

A696 Southbound

Roadworks - A696 southbound between B6918 and A1 | Southbound | Roadworks (3.86 miles S of Newcastle Upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne)


On the A696 southbound between the junctions with the B6918 and the A1, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 8:30 am on 29 July 2014 to 4:30 pm on 29 July 2014.

First report: 29 July 2014 14:30
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 55.0208,-1.6982

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) northbound between J62 and J63 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.56 miles E of Chester-le-Street, County Durham)


On the A1(M) northbound between junctions J63 and J64, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing three lanes, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 21 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 16 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.8462,-1.5281

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) J63 northbound exit | Northbound | Roadworks (1.02 miles N of Chester-le-Street, County Durham)


The A1(M) northbound exit slip at junction J63 will be closed , due to roadworks, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 21 July 2014 to 29 July 2014.

First report: 16 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 29 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.8647,-1.5639

A69 Westbound

Roadworks - A69 westbound between A1 and B6528 near Throckley (east) | Westbound | Roadworks (0.22 miles NE of Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne)


The A69 westbound will be closed between the junctions with the A1 and the A6085, due to roadworks, from 7 pm on 26 July 2014 to 6 am on 27 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.9855,-1.6961

A69 Eastbound

Roadworks - A69 eastbound between B6528 near Throckley (east) and A1 | Eastbound | Roadworks (0.21 miles NE of Lemington, Newcastle upon Tyne)


The A69 eastbound will be closed between the junctions with the A6085 and the A1, due to roadworks, from 7 pm on 26 July 2014 to 6 am on 27 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 21:10
Incident cleared: 27 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.9857,-1.6968

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Reported accidents on the A68 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the A68, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the A68 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SLIGHT 7000300020005000400050005000700040001000080004000
SERIOUS 100020002000100010001000200030003000100020001000
FATAL 000200010001000

Regional Weather

Tomorrow's weather (Thursday) in Durham will see sunny with a maximum daytime temperature of 70°f and a night time temperature of 52°f (21°c/11°c). Wind will be coming in from the SW, reaching 7mph.

Tomorrow (Friday) will see cloudy with light rain , with wind reaching 7 miles per hour from the NNE. Daytime temperatures will reach 58°f, and during the night the temperature will drop to around 48°f (14°c/8°c).

Wind from the NNE will reach 6 mph in Durham on Saturday, with sunny in the area. Temperatures during the day will reach 61°f, and 48°f overnight (16°c/6°c).

Sunday's weather will be light rain showers in Durham, with daytime temperatures reaching a maximum of 59°f, and night-time temperatures reaching a low of 59°f (15°c/8°c).

Durham
12 SEP
MAX 70° (21°c)
MIN 52° (11°c)
WIND 7mph (SW)
13 SEP
MAX 58° (14°c)
MIN 48° (8°c)
WIND 7mph (NNE)
14 SEP
MAX 61° (16°c)
MIN 44° (6°c)
WIND 6mph (NNE)
15 SEP
MAX 59° (15°c)
MIN 47° (8°c)
WIND 18mph (SW)

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local a68 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.3 FMClassic FM (Pontop Pike)
100.7 FMReal Radio North East (Bilsdale)
101.0 FMClassic FM (Fenham)
101.8 FMReal Radio North East (Burnhope)
102.5 FMNE1 FM (Gateshead)
102.8 FMDurham FM (Durham)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

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