One lane closed and slow traffic due to an accident on the A1(M) northbound between J59 A167 (Aycliffe) and J60 A689 (Bradbury).
Traffic is also slow on the A167 from Aycliffe to Rushyford.
More top news
Hamim Ali has been told he can no longer stay in the UK and is currently in a detention centre awaiting deportation.
Fans from New Zealand, Tonga, Scotland and Samoa will descend on Newcastle for matches at St James' Park
Can the Pacific Island nation defy the odds at England 2015?