A19/A1058 Coast Road junction improvement

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

The A19 opened to traffic as planned and is now operational. The feedback we have received from the public has been overwhelmingly positive and we are thrilled with the responses.

What's next?

Now that we have been able to divert almost 50% the peak time traffic away from the roundabout we will be concentrating on the completion works over the next couple of months. We will continue to have some overnight closures to allow us to finish landscaping, traffic management and other works.

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

Why we need this scheme

The junction suffers peak time congestion with delays of over 4 minutes per vehicle on the A19 southbound approach. The accident rate at this junction is higher than the national average (2008-2012).

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 3 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 of 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

Cyclists, horse riders and pedestrians

We have had to close the bridleway running east from Battle Hill to Silverlink and this will be closed for 12-18 months.

A signed diversion is in place for pedestrians and cyclists. There was no diversion that would be suitable for riders. We know this is disruptive and we are sorry for any inconvenience.

The final scheme will include 2 new footbridges for pedestrians and cyclists across the A1058.

Project media files and documents

Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The A194M southbound between the A195 and the junction with the A1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 29 April 2019 to 15:30 on 29 April 2019. Schedule : From 09:30 on 9 May 2019 to 15:30 on 9 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 2:31 pm
Location : The A194M southbound exit slip to the A1 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 29 April 2019 to 15:30 on 29 April 2019. Schedule : From 09:30 on 9 May 2019 to 15:30 on 9 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 2:31 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the A19 and the junction with the A1056 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:02 on 24 April 2019 to 06:00 on 15 June 2019.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:53 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the junctions with the A184 and the A194 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the junctions with the A167 Washington Birtley and the A194M . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound entry slip from the A183 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 May 2019 to 11 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 12 May 2019 to 18 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 May 2019 to 24 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A696 and the junction with the A19 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:02 on 24 April 2019 to 06:00 on 16 May 2019.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the junctions with the A692 and the A167 Washington Birtley. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the junctions with the A696 and the A1056 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 08:00 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 April 2019 to 09:00 on 28 April 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 May 2019 to 10 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the junctions with the A194 and the A184 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 27 April 2019 to 18:00 on 28 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A696 and the junction with the A197 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 08:00 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 April 2019 to 09:00 on 28 April 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 May 2019 to 10 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound entry slip from the A692 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:00 on 27 April 2019 to 05:30 on 28 April 2019.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the junctions with the A19 and the A1056 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 08:00 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 April 2019 to 09:00 on 28 April 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 May 2019 to 10 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the junctions with the A1290 and the A184 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A167 Washington Birtley and the junction with the A692 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 May 2019 to 06:00 on 2 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A184 and the junction with 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 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound exit slip to the A1231 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the A1290 and the junction with the A184 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 April 2019 to 06:00 on 4 May 2019.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound at the junction with the A167 Washington Birtley. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A1290 and the junction with the A1018 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 May 2019 to 11 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 12 May 2019 to 18 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 May 2019 to 24 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound entry slip from the A1056 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 08:00 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 April 2019 to 09:00 on 28 April 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 May 2019 to 10 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A194M southbound exit slip to the A195 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 01:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 27 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 May 2019 to 06:00 on 2 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound entry slip from the A19 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 08:00 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 April 2019 to 09:00 on 28 April 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 May 2019 to 10 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 northbound at the junction with the A184 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the junctions with the A194M and the A167 Washington Birtley . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 May 2019 to 06:00 on 2 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A1290 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 4 May 2019.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound exit slip to the A167 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A1290 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 27 April 2019 to 18:00 on 28 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound exit slip to the A167 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 05:30 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 April 2019 to 05:30 on 30 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound exit slip to the A690 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 5 May 2019 to 11 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 12 May 2019 to 18 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 19 May 2019 to 24 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 northbound exit slip to the A19 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 08:00 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 April 2019 to 09:00 on 28 April 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 May 2019 to 10 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 northbound at the junction with 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 29 April 2019 to 4 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound entry slip from the A167 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A1290 and the junction with the A1018 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 April 2019 to 06:00 on 24 May 2019.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A194M southbound entry slip from the A1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 01:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 27 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A194M southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 01:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 27 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the junctions with the A692 and the A167 Washington Birtley. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A194M southbound exit slip to the A1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 01:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 27 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A696 northbound between the A1 and the junction with the B6918 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 01:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 27 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A194M southbound entry slip from the A195 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 01:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 27 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J64 and J65 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 May 2019 to 06:00 on 2 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A194M southbound between the A195 and the junction with the A1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 09:31 on 26 April 2019 to 15:30 on 9 May 2019.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A1M southbound at junction J65 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 May 2019 to 06:00 on 3 May 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the junctions with the A1068 and the A1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 April 2019 to 08:00 on 27 April 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 April 2019 to 09:00 on 28 April 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 28 April 2019 to 5 May 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 7 May 2019 to 10 May 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm
Location : The A696 southbound between the B6918 and the junction with the A1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 01:00 on 27 April 2019 to 06:00 on 27 April 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 1:23 pm

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  • Stuart Bookless

    Thank you David for asking for the updating of the progress report, we opened to traffic as the contractual agreement stated, at the end of March and are finishing off tidying up the area, carrying out re-surface work on A1058 and de-mobilising the site compound and should have this completed by mid to end of May.

    Kind regards

    Sandra Evenden
    Stakeholder Manager John Sisk & Son Ltd
    A19 Project Office
    Off A19 Southbound
    North Shields
    NE29 7DB