North East traffic and travel LIVE: What you need to know

Good morning, here's the latest news on the traffic and travel across the region.

Friday, 15th March 2019, 5:34 am
Updated Friday, 15th March 2019, 8:43 am
A19 at the A183 turn off. Picture by Google

Follow us throughout the day as we update you with the latest information on transport services and what is happening on the roads.

TRAFFIC - update 9.30am

The Tees viaduct, A19, has been reopened to all vehicles after it was closed in both directions to high sided vehicles due to strong winds.

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Delays and lane closures on A194 following collision near Tyne Dock.

The road has been closed since Wednesday for safety reasons - a metal cowling on a chimney within the grounds of University Hospital might come loose in the high winds.

METRO - update 9.30am

The service is currently running to timetable.

SHIELDS FERRY - update 9.30am

The ferry service is running it's normal service.


There are no reports of any delays.


There are no reports of any delays.

RAIL -update 9.30am

There are no reports of delays.

BUSES -update 9.30am

Go North East: Service 50 from South Shields at 08:42 is not operating due to a breakdown. Apologies for the delay to your journey this morning.