A19/A1058 Coast Road junction

Improvements to the A19/A1059 coast road junction by lowering the A19 beneath the existing roundabout in a cutting.

Region:  North East
Start date:  2016-17
Cost:  £66.4 to £85.6 million
Status:  CURRENT
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  2018-19
Programme:  

Progress report

We are continuing with landscaping, traffic management and other works. We may need occasional overnight closures which we will highlight in advance.

We opened the A19 underpass for traffic in March 2019, and have received excellent feedback from customers, residents and businesses.

What's next?

We anticipate that we will finish the outstanding works by spring 2019.

Timeline

Date Event
24 February 2015 Preliminary meeting
30 July 2015 Development consent order examination ends
30 October 2015 Development consent order recommendation
28 January 2016 Development consent order decision
12 February 2016 High Court challenge period
June 2016 Start of works
March 2019 Open to traffic
Spring 2020 Outstanding work due to finish

Community news

We recently held an event marking the opening to traffic which was well attended. Visitors were able to talk to project managers and to view videos and displays about the work.


Why we need this scheme

The junction suffers peak-time congestion with delays of over four minutes per vehicle on the A19 southbound approach. The accident rate at this junction is higher than the national average (2008-12).

The scheme in detail

We propose to:

  • realign the A19 under the existing A19 roundabout
  • construct slip roads to allow the A19/A1058 coast road junction to provide access to the junction to and from the lowered A19
  • construct three new single span structures to allow the A1058 coast road and A19 roundabout to cross over the realigned A19
  • construct retaining walls so that we can minimise how much new land the new layout will use
  • retain or enhance facilities for cyclists, horse riders and pedestrians
  • widen Middle Engine Lane railway bridge to accommodate the A19 north-facing slip roads
  • install new infrastructure/street furniture associated with the scheme works identified above, including central reserve concrete barriers, drainage, pavements, road lighting, traffic signals, traffic signs, road markings and CCTV

Aims

We aim to:

  • reduce congestion
  • increase capacity
  • improve journey times
  • improve road safety for both road users and the local community
  • support regeneration in Tyne and Wear and Northumberland
  • maintain or improve facilities for pedestrians and cyclists crossing and travelling along the route

Project media files and documents

Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The A1 southbound between the A696 and the junction with the A694 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 09:48 on 11 May 2020 to 06:00 on 27 June 2020.
Posted: May 24, 2020, 4:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Name : A1 southbound access at a minor junction between A1056 and A696/A167 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 13:26 on 6 May 2020 to 06:00 on 6 August 2020.
Posted: May 24, 2020, 4:02 pm
Location : The A19 northbound entry slip from the A191 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 May 2020 to 07:30 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 8:12 pm
Location : The A69 westbound between the junctions with the A1 and the A6085 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 30 May 2020 to 04:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A1 northbound exit slip to the A69 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 30 May 2020 to 07:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A69 westbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 30 May 2020 to 07:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A69 eastbound between the junctions with the A6085 and the A1 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 30 May 2020 to 04:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A69 eastbound between the A6085 and the junction with the A1 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 30 May 2020 to 07:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A69 westbound between the A1 and the junction with the A6085 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 30 May 2020 to 07:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A69 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 30 May 2020 to 07:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A194M northbound exit slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 May 2020 to 05:30 on 27 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 11:32 am
Location : The A1 southbound between the A692 and the junction with the A167 Washington Birtley. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 30 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 June 2020 to 10 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 June 2020 to 4 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 10:43 am
Location : The A1 southbound between the A692 and the junction with the A194M . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 May 2020 to 06:00 on 24 July 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 10:43 am
Location : The A19 southbound between the A194 and the junction with the A184 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 5:04 am
Location : The A1 northbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 30 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 July 2020 to 11 July 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 July 2020 to 18 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
Location : The A1 northbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 30 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 July 2020 to 11 July 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 July 2020 to 18 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A69 and the junction with the A696 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 30 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 July 2020 to 11 July 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 July 2020 to 18 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
Location : The A1 northbound entry slip from the A696 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 30 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 July 2020 to 11 July 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 July 2020 to 18 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
Location : The A1 northbound exit slip to the A1056 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 30 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 July 2020 to 11 July 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 July 2020 to 18 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A696 and the junction with the A1056 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 30 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 July 2020 to 11 July 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 13 July 2020 to 18 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
Location : The A194M northbound between the A1M and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 28 May 2020 to 23:59 on 28 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A194M southbound between junction J1 and the A1M . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 28 May 2020 to 23:59 on 28 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the A1056 and the junction with the A696 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 13:27 on 6 May 2020 to 06:00 on 13 June 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 3:33 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A1290 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:01 on 19 May 2020 to 06:00 on 29 June 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:37 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A694 and the junction with the A696 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 14:25 on 13 May 2020 to 06:00 on 5 September 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A19 southbound exit slip to the A690 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 31 August 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A184 westbound between the A19 and the junction with the A194M . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 May 2020 to 06:00 on 29 May 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 June 2020 to 06:00 on 3 June 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the A184 and the junction with the A194 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 May 2020 to 06:00 on 6 June 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A19 southbound exit slip to the A690 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 06:01 on 24 November 2019 to 06:00 on 31 August 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the A1231 and the junction with the A1290 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 27 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the junctions with the A1231 and the A1290 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 27 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the junctions with the A1290 and the A184 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 May 2020 to 06:00 on 29 May 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 June 2020 to 06:00 on 3 June 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A1 northbound. Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 14:23 on 13 May 2020 to 06:00 on 5 September 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm

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