Traffic A68

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A1 (N)
Caution: Roadworks 1.36mi from Gateshead.…
Nearby Roadworks
A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 0.5mi from
Newton Morrell

J56 & J57

A1(M) (S)

Roadworks 2.1mi from
Aycliffe

J59 & J58

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 1.2mi from
Chester-le-Street

Near Blind Lane Interchange

A19 (S)

Roadworks 2.3mi from
Silksworth

A183

A1 (S)

Roadworks 1.4mi from
Gateshead

A692 & A167 Washington Birtley

A1 (N)

Roadworks 0.1mi from
Blaydon

A694/A69 & A191

A1 (S)

Roadworks 0.1mi from
Blaydon

A191 & A694/A69

A69 (W)

Roadworks 0.2mi from
Lemington

A1 & B6528 Throckley (east)

A69 (E)

Roadworks 0.3mi from
Lemington

B6528 Throckley (east) & A1

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 1.6mi from
Chester-le-Street

J62 & J63

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 1mi from
Chester-le-Street

Near Blind Lane Interchange

A69 (W)

Roadworks 0.2mi from
Lemington

A1 & B6528 Throckley (east)

A69 (E)

Roadworks 0.2mi from
Lemington

B6528 Throckley (east) & A1

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Expired Incidents

A68 N/a

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


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Sunday, 13 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 20 July 2014 00:00
Map location: 55.4909515380859,-2.54478716850281

A68 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 2.58mi from Ormiston. (2.58 miles from Ormiston, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 14 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Monday, 21 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 23:10
Map location: 55.8752975463867,-2.98323798179626

A68 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.61mi from Blackshield. (1.61 miles from Blackshield, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Friday, 18 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 06:00
Map location: 55.8549499511719,-2.94833087921143

A68 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.46mi from Fala. (0.46 miles from Fala, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Friday, 18 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 06:00
Map location: 55.8349990844727,-2.89482140541077

A19 Southbound

Broken Down Vehicle - A19 southbound between A1018/B1404 and A182 near Murton | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.51 miles from Seaham, County Durham)


On the A19 southbound between the junctions with the A1018 and the A182 Murton, minor delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 5:30 pm.

First report: 20 July 2014 15:00
Incident cleared: 20 July 2014 17:20
Map location: 54.825081,-1.370173

A19 Southbound

Broken Down Vehicle - A19 southbound between A1018/B1404 and A182 near Murton | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (1.51 miles from Seaham, County Durham)


On the A19 southbound between the junctions with the A1018 and the A182 Murton, minor delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 8:45 pm.

First report: 21 July 2014 19:40
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 20:30
Map location: 54.825081,-1.370173

A19 Southbound

Broken Down Vehicle - A19 southbound between A1231 and A183 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.44 miles from Washington, Sunderland)


On the A19 southbound between the junctions with the A1231 and the A183, minor delays are possible due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:15 pm.

First report: 21 July 2014 14:30
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 14:30
Map location: 54.899899,-1.455379

A1 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A1 northbound between A1(M)/A194(M) and A167 near Washington Birtley | Northbound | Congestion (2.15 miles from Washington, Gateshead)


On the A1 northbound between the junctions with the A194(M) and the A184, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:30 pm.

First report: 20 July 2014 13:10
Incident cleared: 20 July 2014 13:40
Map location: 54.906853,-1.569527

A1 Northbound

Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - A1 northbound between A696 and A1056 | Northbound | Congestion (1.95 miles from Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne)


On the A1 northbound between the junctions with the A696 and the A19, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:15 pm.

First report: 21 July 2014 17:30
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 17:30
Map location: 55.010597,-1.662427

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.87mi from Cornforth. (0.87 miles from Cornforth, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 20 July 2014 16:00
Map location: 54.6926422119141,-1.49906992912292

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.85mi from Cornforth. (0.85 miles from Cornforth, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 20 July 2014 16:00
Map location: 54.6933250427246,-1.49875128269196

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.52mi from Durham. (1.52 miles from Durham, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 06:00
Map location: 54.7630310058594,-1.52919018268585

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.52mi from Durham. (1.52 miles from Durham, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Thursday, 17 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 06:00
Map location: 54.7631530761719,-1.52901780605316

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.56mi from Chester-le-Street. (1.56 miles from 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: 22 July 2014 06:10
Map location: 54.8461685180664,-1.52814543247223

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.02mi from Chester-le-Street. (1.02 miles from 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: 22 July 2014 06:10
Map location: 54.8646621704102,-1.56385707855225

A1 N/a

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


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Friday, 18 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 05:30
Map location: 54.8753356933594,-1.56635999679565

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 1.91mi from Chester-le-Street. (1.91 miles from Chester-le-Street, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Friday, 18 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 05:30
Map location: 54.8775634765625,-1.56309449672699

A1 N/a

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


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Saturday, 19 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 20 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.921070098877,-1.61150372028351

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.08mi from Blaydon. (0.08 miles from Blaydon, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 21 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 05:30
Map location: 54.9661560058594,-1.69820845127106

A1 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.08mi from Blaydon. (0.08 miles from Blaydon, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Monday, 21 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 05:30
Map location: 54.9671630859375,-1.6980916261673

A69 N/a

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


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Monday, 15 September 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 06:10
Map location: 54.9861907958984,-1.69940221309662

A69 N/a

Roadworks - Roadworks 0.29mi from Lemington. (0.29 miles from Lemington, N/a)


Caution roadworks - Start Date: Sunday, 20 July 2014 - 00:00 End Date: Monday, 15 September 2014 - 00:00

Incident cleared: 22 July 2014 06:10
Map location: 54.9870185852051,-1.70316219329834

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) northbound between J56 and J57 | Northbound | Roadworks (0.53 miles from Newton Morrell, North Yorkshire)


On the A1(M) northbound between junctions J56 and J59, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 14 July 2014 to 19 July 2014.

First report: 15 July 2014 10:41
Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.481037,-1.646035

A1(M) Southbound

Roadworks - A1(M) southbound between J59 and J58 | Southbound | Roadworks (2.06 miles from Aycliffe, County Durham)


On the A1(M) southbound between junctions J59 and J56, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 14 July 2014 to 19 July 2014.

First report: 15 July 2014 10:41
Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.573658,-1.573860

A1(M) Southbound

Roadworks - A1(M) at junction 59 with the A167 | Southbound | Roadworks (1.18 miles from Aycliffe, )


On the A1(M) southbound at junction J59, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 7 am, from 16 July 2014 to 19 July 2014.

First report: 16 July 2014 20:30
Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 21:00
Map location: 54.584061,-1.560600

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) northbound between J60 and J61 | Northbound | Roadworks (0.87 miles from Cornforth, County Durham)


On the A1(M) northbound between junctions J60 and J61, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 8 am on 20 July 2014 to 4 pm on 20 July 2014.

First report: 20 July 2014 08:20
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 54.692642,-1.499066

A1(M) Southbound

Roadworks - A1(M) southbound between J61 and J60 | Southbound | Roadworks (0.85 miles from Cornforth, County Durham)


On the A1(M) southbound between junctions J61 and J60, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks , from 8 am on 20 July 2014 to 4 pm on 20 July 2014.

First report: 20 July 2014 08:20
Incident cleared: 21 July 2014 03:00
Map location: 54.693325,-1.498747

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) northbound between J61 and J62 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.52 miles from Durham, County Durham)


On the A1(M) northbound between junctions J61 and J62, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 17 July 2014 to 19 July 2014.

First report: 17 July 2014 20:20
Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.763031,-1.529185

A1(M) Southbound

Roadworks - A1(M) southbound between J62 and J61 | Southbound | Roadworks (1.52 miles from Durham, County Durham)


On the A1(M) southbound between junctions J62 and J61, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, between 8 pm and 6 am, from 17 July 2014 to 19 July 2014.

First report: 17 July 2014 20:20
Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.763157,-1.529013

A1(M) Northbound

Roadworks - A1(M) northbound between J63 and J64 | Northbound | Roadworks (1.75 miles from Chester-le-Street, County Durham)


On the A1(M) northbound between junctions J63 and J64, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 8 pm on 18 July 2014 to 5:30 am on 19 July 2014.

First report: 18 July 2014 20:30
Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.875336,-1.566357

A1(M) Southbound

Roadworks - A1(M) southbound between J64 and J63 | Southbound | Roadworks (1.91 miles from Chester-le-Street, County Durham)


On the A1(M) southbound between junctions J64 and J63, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 8 pm on 18 July 2014 to 5:30 am on 19 July 2014.

First report: 18 July 2014 20:30
Incident cleared: 19 July 2014 09:00
Map location: 54.877563,-1.563091

A1 Southbound

Roadworks - A1 southbound at a minor junction between A692 and A167 near Washington Birtley | Southbound | Roadworks (1.67 miles from 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, between 11 pm and 9 am, from 19 July 2014 to 20 July 2014.

First report: 19 July 2014 23:20
Incident cleared: 20 July 2014 15:00
Map location: 54.921066,-1.611500

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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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