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Temporary Traffic Management in Jarrow

During the weekend of Friday 6th to Monday 9th August 2010 surfacing works will take place to the carriageway on the A185 link road between the Tyne Tunnel roundabout in Jarrow (including the Howard Street / Priory Road roundabout) and the A185 Howard Street between Monkton Terrace and Priory Road. This will require phased traffic management measures to be implemented.

The Tyne Tunnel will remain open throughout these works.

Friday 6th August: The inner lane of Howard Street/ Priory Road roundabout will be closed to traffic, leaving one lane of traffic open.

Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th August: Straker Street (the A185 link from Howard Street to the tunnel roundabout) and the section of Priory Road between Howard Street roundabout and Church Bank will be fully CLOSED to traffic.

Howard Street will be closed EASTBOUND between Monkton Terrace and Priory Road. Vehicles leaving the A19 via the loop road towards Jarrow can use A185 Howard Street westbound.

On 7th and 8th August vehicles will be diverted along Ellison Street / Chaytor Street / Church Bank.

Monday 9th August: A185 Howard Street, between Monkton Terrace and Priory Road, will be fully CLOSED to traffic. Vehicles will be diverted along Priory Road / Chaytor Street/ Ellison Street.
Straker Street, Priory Road, and the Howard Street/ Priory Road roundabout will be OPEN to traffic.

Pedestrian movements will be maintained on all routes throughout the closure.

From Tuesday 10th August 2010 full access will be resumed along A185 Howard Street, Straker Street, and Priory Road.

Tyne Tunnel tolls

VehicleCost
Motorbikes, disabled toll Free
Car, Van or Bus
< 3m high
and 2 axles
£1.70
LGV, Van or Bus
≥ 3m high or
3 axles or more
£3.30

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and the A1 at Gateshead.
Choosing the
A19 Tyne Tunnels will save you time and
money.

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