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A690 remains closed as snow drifts at risk of causing snow slip

Due to large amounts of snow on the verge, there is a risk of a snow slip Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Police are urging drivers to avoid the A690.

Due to large amounts of snow on the verge, there is a risk of a snow slip on the road heading towards Houghton Cut.

The road remains closed and it is not expected to re-open during the Monday morning commute.

Diversions in place along the A183 towards the Shiney Row roundabout and onto the A182.

As a result, there is a buildup of slow moving traffic.

The advice is to allow extra time for journies.

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