A1(M) Vigo Railway

We are installing a tunnel liner under the existing A1 motorway bridges and realigning the cycleway in Chester le Street.

Region:  North East
Start date:  September 2019
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  September 2020
Programme:  

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Progress report

We have completed the testing we were asked to do by the council and are now returning to site, reinstating the compound and getting ready to fully resume work.

What's next

We will be building a temporary footpath before installing a new steel tunnel liner under the A1M Vigo Lane Railway bridge, which will realign the Coast to Coast cycle route.

Timeline

Date Event
July 2019 reinstate site compound
28 June 2019 drop in information session, Barley Mow Village Hall
September 2019 work resumes
September 2020 works completed

Why we need this scheme

The work is needed to ensure the safety of the tunnel and longevity of the bridge. This will involve temporarily closing the Sustrans cycle route and providing an alternative diversion. The works were stopped in November 2018 following the discovery of technical issues which have now been resolved.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to provide:

  • safety and longevity of the tunnel
  • increased access to cycle way

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Planned roadworks

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Location : The A184 eastbound entry slip from the A194M . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 January 2020 to 31 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 31 January 2020 to 6 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 6:04 am
Location : The A184 eastbound between the junctions with the A194M and the A19 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 January 2020 to 31 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 31 January 2020 to 6 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 6:04 am
Location : The A19 northbound between the junctions with the A1290 and 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 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 6:04 am
Location : The A19 northbound at 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 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 6:04 am
Location : The A19 northbound between the A184 and the junction with the A194 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 6:04 am
Location : The A19 northbound at the junction with the A1290 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 6:04 am
Location : The A19 northbound between the junctions with the A184 and the A194 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 18, 2020, 6:04 am
Location : The A19 southbound. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 January 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 9:21 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the junctions with the A194 and the A184 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:26 on 17 January 2020 to 06:00 on 20 January 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 8:28 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A194 and the junction with the A184 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 20 January 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 8:04 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the A1056 and the junction with the A69 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 8 January 2020 to 06:00 on 1 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the A1231 and the junction with the A1290 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 27 January 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 January 2020 to 06:00 on 3 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A692 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 January 2020 to 05:30 on 21 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A1290 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 27 January 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 January 2020 to 06:00 on 3 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M southbound between junctions J61 and J60 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 January 2020 to 06:00 on 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 January 2020 to 06:00 on 6 April 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound exit slip to the A694 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 06:00 and 20:00 from 23 January 2020 to 16 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound exit slip to the A694 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound entry slip from the A694 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 06:00 and 20:00 from 23 January 2020 to 16 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound entry slip from the A694 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound entry slip from the A69 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M southbound exit slip at junction J61 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 January 2020 to 06:00 on 21 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J62 and J63 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 24 January 2020 to 16:30 on 24 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the junctions with the A694 and the A184 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 January 2020 to 05:30 on 21 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A184 eastbound between the A194M and the junction with the A19 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:05 on 16 January 2020 to 06:00 on 13 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A184 and the junction with the A191 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the A184 and the junction with the A185 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 25 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A184 and the junction with the A191 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 January 2020 to 06:00 on 6 April 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 northbound exit slip to the A194 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 25 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A694 and the junction with the A191 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 06:00 and 20:00 from 23 January 2020 to 16 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 20 January 2020 to 15:00 on 14 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 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: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 20 January 2020 to 15:00 on 14 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
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 20 January 2020 to 25 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound at the junction with the A692 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 January 2020 to 05:30 on 22 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J64 and J65 . Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 05:30 on 25 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound at the junction with the A692 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 January 2020 to 05:30 on 21 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound at junction J63 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 January 2020 to 05:30 on 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M southbound between junctions J61 and J60 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 January 2020 to 06:00 on 23 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 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 roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 January 2020 to 05:30 on 21 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the A694 and the junction with the A184 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 January 2020 to 05:30 on 21 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J63 and J65 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 January 2020 to 05:30 on 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 20 January 2020 to 15:00 on 14 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J64 and J65 . Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 05:30 on 25 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A1290 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:02 on 16 January 2020 to 06:00 on 3 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J64 and J65 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 24 January 2020 to 16:30 on 24 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 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 : From 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 27 January 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 January 2020 to 06:00 on 3 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J60 and J61 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 23 January 2020 to 16:30 on 23 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 06:00 and 20:00 from 23 January 2020 to 16 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J60 and J61 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 January 2020 to 06:00 on 23 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the A1018 and the junction with the A690 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 25 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J60 and J61 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 23 January 2020 to 06:00 on 24 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 northbound between the A184 and the junction with the A194 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:02 on 16 January 2020 to 06:00 on 3 February 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 southbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 27 January 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 January 2020 to 06:00 on 3 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A194 and the junction with the A184 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 January 2020 to 06:00 on 27 January 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 31 January 2020 to 06:00 on 3 February 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A194M southbound between the A184 and the junction with the A1M . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:30 on 20 January 2020 to 03:30 on 21 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 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: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A194M northbound between the A1M and the junction with the A184 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:30 on 20 January 2020 to 03:30 on 21 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound between the A692 and the junction with the A167 Washington Birtley. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 January 2020 to 05:30 on 22 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound entry slip from the A692 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 21 January 2020 to 05:30 on 22 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A19 southbound between the A185 and the junction with the A194 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 25 January 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J62 and J63 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 23 January 2020 to 16:30 on 23 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J64 and J65 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 24 January 2020 to 16:30 on 24 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 southbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 24 January 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 27 January 2020 to 1 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J62 and J63 . Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 January 2020 to 05:30 on 23 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J62 and J63 . Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 January 2020 to 05:30 on 21 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A194M northbound between the A1M and the junction with the A182 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 24 January 2020 to 16:30 on 24 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J62 and J63 . Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 21 January 2020 to 05:30 on 22 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A194M northbound between the junctions with the A195 Washington(North) and the A184 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 08:00 on 24 January 2020 to 16:30 on 24 January 2020.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A184 and the junction with the A694 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 20 January 2020 to 2 February 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 3 February 2020 to 25 February 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: January 17, 2020, 2:36 pm

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