A186 Mosley Street (Swanhouse Roundabout) closed, queueing traffic at A167(M) / A186 City Road / Pilgrim Street.
The roundabout has been closed for safety reasons whilst a nearby sign is removed.
Strong winds have been causing problems for drivers across the region.
More top news
A series of road closures are planned across the A1 this week to allow for ongoing road improvements. Find out if you will be affected.
Doctors from the North East joined thousands of junior doctors as they staged a "masked march" protest over pay and conditions.
Substitute Adam Johnson's free-kick somehow beat Simon Mignolet at his near post before Defoe equalised at the death.