Slow traffic on A1 Northbound between A167 Durham Road / A6127 Newcastle Bank / B1296 Long Bank (Bowes Incline Angel Of The North) and A692 Lobley Hill Road / B601 Lobley Hill Road (Lobley Hill Interchange).
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