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Upcoming Northbound Tunnel weekend closures from June 7th 2024, with bi-directional layout in Southbound tunnel. Learn more

Upcoming Northbound Tunnel Weekend Closure (May 2024) – Diversion in Place

The Northbound Tyne Tunnel is set to be closed from 8PM Friday 3rd May to 6AM Tuesday 7th May 2024 for scheduled maintenance works.

During this time, the Southbound tunnel will operate as bi-directional to accommodate travel both Northbound and Southbound.

Here’s what to expect

South Side of the River:

Southbound – Continue as normal in one lane.

Northbound – Follow cones and diversion signage to cross over to the Southbound carriageway.

North Side of the River:

Southbound – Continue as normal in one lane.

Northbound –¬†You will travel through the tunnel in the left lane, follow cones and diversion signage¬†to cross back over to the Northbound carriageway.

As always, we endeavour to minimise traffic disruption and thank you for your patience.

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