MOTORISTS face delays in Newcastle as roadworks are carried out on three main routes through the city.

For the next two Sundays, either the north or southbound carriageways of the A167 Central Motorway will be closed for routine maintenance.

On the Coast Road, Transco will replace pipework by near the Wills building, from Friday until Monday afternoon.

Also, bridge widening work in Jesmond Road, due to start on Monday, has been put back to Monday, January 27