A19 Norton to WynyardRecently updated

Widening the A19 between Norton and Wynyard.

Region:  North East
Start date:  2020
Cost:  £75 to £128 million
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  2022
Programme:  

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Progress report

We have recently been awarded further funding to complete the next stage so we are moving into the design stage of the project. A report detailing the response following the Public Information Exhibition will be available to view on the website by the end of April 2017.

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Timeline

Date Event
Spring 2017 Preliminary design to commence
Spring 2020 Construction to commence
Spring 2022 Road open

Why we need this scheme

Users of the A19 between Norton and Wynyard already experience congestion and delays, particularly during peak hours, which can result in unreliable journey times. Traffic is also expected to grow with new housing and employment developments planned for the area. Furthermore, the existing concrete surfacing results in a noise issue for local residents.

The scheme in detail

The scheme will benefit local residents and businesses by relieving congestion, improving journey time reliability and network resilience. Replacement of the road surface will also reduce road traffic noise. The scheme will promote growth in the local economy and local area by bringing forward developments in the Tees Valley area, supporting the government’s initiative for growth in the north-east. Both carriageways will be widened to provide three traffic lanes. The existing speed limit of 70mph will be retained. The existing section of concrete carriageway will be replaced with low noise surfacing. Any current Public Rights of Way including footbridges and underpasses will either be maintained or replaced. The additional lane in both directions provided between the junctions will help traffic joining or leaving the A19.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to:
  • reduce congestion by increasing road capacity
  • significantly reduce traffic noise
  • reduce delays and improve journey reliability
  • make journeys safer by improving the standard and capacity of the road
  • help support economic growth by assisting in bringing forward developments in the Tees Valley whilst supporting the government’s initiative for growth in the north-east

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Planned roadworks

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Location : The A19 northbound exit slip to the A689 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 2:04 am
Location : The A19 northbound entry slip from the A689 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 2:04 am
Location : The A19 southbound entry slip from the A689 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 2:04 am
Location : The A19 southbound exit slip to the A689 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2017 to 06:00 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 28, 2017, 2:04 am
Location : The A66 eastbound entry slip from the A19 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 April 2017 to 8 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 April 2017 to 15 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 16 April 2017 to 22 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 23 April 2017 to 26 April 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 27, 2017, 9:56 am
From Location : The A19 northbound exit slip to the A66 . To Location : The A66 westbound entry slip from the A19 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 2 April 2017 to 8 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 9 April 2017 to 15 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 16 April 2017 to 22 April 2017. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 23 April 2017 to 26 April 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 27, 2017, 9:56 am
Location : The A66 westbound exit slip to the A135 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 00:00 on 23 January 2017 to 23:59 on 28 March 2017.
Posted: March 26, 2017, 6:27 pm
Location : The A19 northbound exit slip to the A1130 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 March 2017 to 06:00 on 30 March 2017. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 5:08 pm
Location : The A66 westbound between the A135 and the junction with the A1150 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 29 March 2017 to 15:30 on 29 March 2017. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 25, 2017, 5:08 pm

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