Reports of one lane blocked due to vehicle fire on A1(M) Southbound between J60 A689 (Bradbury) and J59 A167 (Aycliffe).
Traffic is coping well.
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The trophy started at Hadrian's Wall before passing through Hexham and Newcastle on its way to Alnwick.
Andrew Pullan's canoe capsized and he was pulled under the water near Barnard Castle in October 2013.
298 people were killed in the atrocity including Newcastle United fans Liam Sweeney & John Alder.