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Adding A temporary Give Way here for safety

Reported via desktop in the Faded / Hard to see (NH) category anonymously at 21:13, Tue 1 August 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4849220.

Add a temporary Give way here to keep the traffic calmer when there queues are on A1 add this here just for this A1 coalhouse to Birtley scheme when its finish you can remove the give way area when works are done add temporary signage and paint give way people just try pushing into the A1 when there queues here so please fix this issues

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  • Thank you for your report via FixMyStreet of 1 August 2023 regarding driver behaviour at the A1 Junction 67 slip road.

    We appreciate you taking the time to share with us your proposals for how we might improve this area of our network. We understand your concerns and welcome your proposals.

    We are currently engaged in the delivery of the second Road Investment Strategy (2020-2025) with a commitment to deliver significant investment to improve the Strategic Road Network in the north-east. We have recently completed capacity enhancements between A1 Scotswood and North Brunton and we are currently delivering similar capacity enhancements between A1 Birtley and Coal House. We are also continuing to develop and deliver a comprehensive programme of network renewals and upgrades.

    We can advise that your feedback has been passed to the A1 Birtley to Coal House scheme for consideration.

    Thank you again for contacting us. If there is anything we can help you with, please email or telephone our Contact Centre. They’re available 24 hours a day by phone: 0300 123 5000 or by email Alternatively, please visit the National Highways website at

    You can report general maintenance issues such as litter, overgrown vegetation or potholes through the FixMyStreet tool here.

    Kind regards, National Highways

    State changed to: Internal referral

    Posted by National Highways at 13:45, Mon 7 August 2023

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