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Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Saturday, July 21, in the Sunderland area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

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Roadworks round-up.

Roadworks round-up: Where you might face delays on Friday, July 20

Here’s a list of new and ongoing roadworks that could cause delays in the Sunderland area on Friday.

Transport
Metro ran six trains an hour through Sunderland during the Tall Ships Races.

Tall Ships Races in Sunderland saw 130,000 extra passengers travel by Metro

The Tyne and Wear Metro carried more than 130,000 extra passengers during last week’s Tall Ships Races festival in Sunderland.
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The Northern Spire is due to open next month

Sunderland's Northern Spire bridge due to open next month

Sunderland's stunning new bridge is scheduled to open next month.

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Little Mix will appear at Gateshead International Stadium on Thursday. Photo by Press Association.

More Metros planned to get Little Mix fans to and from North East gig

Extra Metros will run to get Little Mix concertgoers to to their performance at a North East venue next week.
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Roadworks round-up: Where you might face delays in the Sunderland area on Thursday, July 19

Roadworks round-up: Where you might face delays in the Sunderland area on Thursday, July 19

Here’s a list of new and ongoing roadworks which might cause problems in and aroudn Sunderland on Thursday.

Transport

Summer getaway warning as motorists face 'frantic Friday' congestion

Motorists face severe congestion on some routes this weekend as the summer getaway begins on "frantic Friday", a motoring firm has warned.

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EasyJet's recently appointed chief executive Johan Lundgren has said that the airline would be filing a complaint to the European Commission over the air traffic control strikes. Picture by Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

EasyJet prepares legal challenge after air traffic control strikes see 2,600 flights cancelled

EasyJet has said it plans to join rivals in launching a legal complaint to the European Commission over crippling air traffic control strikes after revealing a £25million hit from the disruption.
Transport
Roadworks round-up: Where you may face delays in the Sunderland area on Wednesday, July 18

Roadworks round-up: Where you may face delays in the Sunderland area on Wednesday, July 18

Here is our daily list of roadworks which could affect motorists in the Sunderland area.

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Firefighters were called to the scene

Sunderland road closed overnight due to flooding

A Sunderland road was closed overnight as a result of flooding.
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Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks latest: Where to expect delays on Tuesday, July 17, in the Sunderland area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

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Drivers could be allowed to go faster through motorway roadworks on Sundays, when the roads are less busy. Pic: Tim Ockenden/PA Wire.

Motorway roadworks speed limits could be increased on Sundays

Drivers could be allowed to go faster through motorway roadworks - depending on what day of the week it is.

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Pothole-related breakdowns have reached a three-year high. Pic: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

Pothole-related car breakdowns have reached a three-year high

Councils are losing the battle against potholes as related vehicle breakdowns reached a three-year high, a motoring organisation has warned.
Transport
Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union on Arriva Rail North (Northern) were due to walk out on July 21.

Union suspends Arriva Rail North strike pending talks in driver-only trains row

A planned strike in the long-running dispute over the role of guards on trains has been called off.

Transport
Roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks late: Where to expect delays on Monday, July 16, in the Sunderland area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks in the Sunderland area include the following:
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The A19 southbound at Peterlee is subject to speed restrictions and closures over the next fortnight.

A19 drivers facing a fortnight of new diversions and delays

Motorists are warned to beware diversions and delays on the A19 over the next fortnight.
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Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across the Sunderland area include the following:

Roadworks update: Where to expect delays on Saturday, July 14, in the Sunderland area

Ongoing and upcoming roadworks across the Sunderland area include the following:

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The incident happened on the A177. Image by Google Maps.

Boy, 16, dies after being hit by van

A 16-year-old boy has died after being hit by a van.

County Durham
The A19 sliproad to the A1231 Wessington Way roundabout

A19 delay warning after break-down

A broken down vehicle is causing delays on the A19.

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Road closure.

Drivers warned of road closure due to 'ongoing serious incident'

Motorists are being warned to find an alternative route following an early morning road closure.
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