Updated 25 October 2016, 5pm

Following the completion of Leazes Bowl roundabout and traffic lights in Durham, the following additional roadworks are to take place, which are likely to affect sessions, especially those in the early evening:


Please note that many of these closures use the A167 and A690 through Durham as diversionary routes, which can cause extra traffic on these routes.

8-11 November: Junction 61 (Bowburn) to Junction 60 (Bradbury): Southbound road closure (8:00pm – 6:00am)

11 November – 12 November: Junction 63 (Blind Lane) to Junction 61 (Bowburn): Road closure southbound (8:00pm – 6:00am)

14 November – 17 November:  Junction 61 (Bowburn) to Junction 63 (Blind Lane): Road closure northbound (8:00pm – 6:00am)

5 December – 7 December: Junction 61 (Bowburn) to Junction 63 (Blind Lane):  Road closure northbound (8:00pm – 6:00am)

A167 and A690

23 – 30 October: Lane closures as needed for grass cutting and cycleway construction.


13 November – 22 January: One way closure (weekends only) for railway works.

City Centre

13 and 20 November, 2 – 4 December: full closure due to events.

Whinney Hill

23 October – 26 October: closed 7pm – 6am both directions

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  1. Completed works

    The following works are now complete:

    A167 closures

    Between the Chester Moor roundabout and the Red Lion roundabout at Plawsworth, the A167 will be closed Southbound for resurfacing for between 7pm on Saturday, 8 October and 7pm on Sunday, 9 October.

    The northbound carriageway from the Pity Me roundabout to the Plawsworth Red Lion roundabout will be closed Northbound on Sunday, 16 October between 7am and 7pm.

    Dragon Lane, Gilesgate

    The work at Dragon Lane will see a 110m stretch of the road, southbound from its junction with Sunderland Road, closed from 7am on Friday, 14 October for ten days.


    7 October – 13 October: Junction 62 (Carrville): Phased slip road closure (8:00pm – 6:00am)

    13 October – 15 October: J61 (Bowburn): Northbound exit slip road closure (8:00pm – 6:00am)

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