Reports of one lane blocked due to broken down lorry on A189 Spine Road Southbound between A192 / B1505 Horton Road (Three Horse Shoes Roundabout) and B1505.
Lane one (of two) is blocked towards the Moor Farm Roundabout, traffic is coping well.
More top news
On a tour of the North East today, the Chancellor George Osborne made a series of promises which he claimed would help create 50,000 jobs.
Hundreds of people are expected to take part in two separate demonstrations in Newcastle tomorrow.
Teesside car parts manufacturer Nifco has announced a new £50 million deal with US car giant Ford.