REMINDER: Howard Street Bridge road closure

Howard Street Bridge, part of the A185 that crosses the A19 above the Tyne Tunnel, will close for four weeks until 3 February 2010.

Motorists are asked to follow traffic diversion signs.

A footpath for pedestrian and cycle access will remain open across Howard Street Bridge throughout this period.

The Tyne Tunnel will be open for business as usual throughout these works.

Motorists can obtain further information via the project website www.newtynecrossing.info or from the 24 hour helpline on 0191 262 4451.