All roads in Sunderland where motorists can expect disruption at the start of next week

A number of road works and three running events could cause disruption for drivers in the city next week.

Tuesday, 15th June 2021, 4:58 pm
The Northern Spire Bridge in Sunderland will also be affected by the closures.
The Northern Spire Bridge in Sunderland will also be affected by the closures.

Three of the region’s biggest running events are returning in Sunderland next weekend, with several road closures in place throughout Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20.

The Northern Spire 5K Run will start at 6pm on the Saturday, followed by the 10th anniversary 10K getting underway at 10am on the Sunday.

A Half-Marathon will begin at 10.25am on the same day as well.

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The annual event makes a return after being postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

A1231 Northern Spire\Paul Watson Way and Cowies Way will be closed on Saturday, June 19 from 4.30 pm till 9.30 pm.

Various streets across the city will face closures on the Sunday as well while the 10k and the Half-Marathon take place.

The B1284 at Rainton Bridge is also closed for two weeks from Sunday, June 13.

Here is a full list of all closures currently in place:

Silksworth Row: Lane closures for SSTC3. Work started on November 19 2020 and is expected to finish on July 23 2021

Downhill Lane, Junction A19 southbound on slip: ROAD CLOSURE of the slip for major junction works. Work started on January 4 2021 and is expected to end on August 23 2021.

Sunderland Highway at Nissan Interchange: Lane narrowing on A1231 and lane closures on all slips for bridge works. Work started on May 17 2021 and will end on July 25 2021.

Woodbine Terrace in Millfied: ROAD CLOSURE due to SSTC3. Work started on June 1 2021 and will end on September 12 2021.

Chester Road near Prestbury Road: Lane closure for cable works. Work started on June 2 2021 and will end on June 14 2021.

Farringdon Row: ROAD CLOSURE due to SSTC3. Work started on June 7 2021 and will end on June 17 2021.

Queen Alexandra Bridge: ROAD CLOSURE, southbound only diversions via Wearmouth Bridge and Northern Spire Bridge for maintenance works. Work started on June 7 2021 and will end on August 22 2021.

B1284 Rainton Bridge Houghton: Road Closure for resurfacing works. Work starts on Sunday, June 13 and is expected to finish on Sunday, June 27

U/CDurham Road (old) near East Rainton: Temporary traffic signals due to manhole repairs. Work starts on Tuesday, June 15 and is expected to finish on the same day.

A1231 Northern Spire\Paul Watson Way and Cowies Way: Road closure for the 5k/3k running event on Saturday, June 19. Restrictions in place from 4.30 pm till 9.30 pm.

Various streets throughout Sunderland will be affected with multiple road closures for the 10k/Half Marathon on Sunday, June 20.

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