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A1, Northumbria

Volume 228: debated on Thursday 8 July 1993

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport at how many points between Morpeth and the Scottish border the A 1 is currently reduced to one-way operation by temporary traffic lights; how many of these interruptions result from works which will result in improvement to dual carriageway status; and which of these interruptions will continue through the Scottish and English bank holiday weekends.

The A1 is currently reduced to one-way operation by temporary traffic signals at the following five locations:

  • Bockenfield, south of Felton;
  • Brownieside, north of Alnwich;
  • Detchant, north of Belford;
  • Scremerston, south of Berwick; and
  • Marshall Meadows, north of Berwick.
Of these, the works at Brownieside and Marshall Meadows will result in improvement to dual carriageway status.Traffic signals will continue to operate at Bockenfield, Brownieside and Detchant for the Scottish bank holiday weekend. Arrangements have been made to remove all traffic signals for the English bank holiday weekend.