Yarridge Road, Hexham will be closed from October 11, 2021.

Northumberland County Council intends to make an Order to prohibit the use by vehicular traffic on that section of the U8296 Yarridge Road from its junction with the U8297 to its junction with B6305 for a length of 3,592 metres in the County of Northumberland. The Order is to be effective from the 11th October 2021 until the 6th May 2022.

The closure has been requested by Fastflow Pipeline Services to excavate and install 2500 metres of HPPE pipe and Northumberland County Council to then resurface the carriageway.

The alternative route for vehicular traffic will be via the B6305, B6306, C282, U8296.