As well as the demolition work contractors, will be carrying out preparations to install a temporary contraflow
system along a 4 mile section of the A1 between Leeming Bar and Sowerby Hill Farm, which will see vehicles travelling in both directions on the northbound carriageway.
Experienced road safety consultant Mark Steventon said a contraflow
system introduced to two lanes of the four-lane city-centre Kingsway by Swansea Council in 2009 to accommodate its now-scrapped MetroBus network confused pedestrians.
The UAE's Ministry of Public Works (MoPW) earlier this year announced that it was to look into the viability of contraflow
lanes to help ease traffic congestion at peak times.
There is contraflow
and roadworks on A19 Tyne Tunnel between A187 (Tyne Tunnel) and A185 (Tyne Tunnel) between Newcastle and Jarrow.
Work will also take place on the A1 southbound between Newton Low Hall and Felton, where the carriageway between Hitchcroft junction and Felton North junction will be closed day and night, with drivers in contraflow
on the northbound carriageway under a 50mph speed limit.
There will be contraflow
lanes in operation in areas of the city such as the SECC precinct in Finnieston.
For safety reasons it will involve a contraflow
and a temporary 50mph speed limit.
It's been closed, had contraflow
systems and roadworks for the last few years anyway.
The outbound lanes are being used with a contraflow
system to maintain two-way traffic, but drivers have been told to expect delays.
The Liverpool-bound tunnel was completely closed to allow the scene to be cleared and a contraflow
set up in theWallasey bound tube.
However, it was also the first time many of these responders had practiced setting up the contraflow
system will be put in place through the Penmaenbach tunnel.