A19 Testos Roundabout Improvement

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Scheme Outline

Scheme details

Timescale
After 2015
Status
In planning or on hold
Type
Junction improvement for use by all traffic
Cost
Unknown
Authority
Highways England
Region: North East
Finance
Unknown

Provision of a new dual two-lane flyover allowing the A19 to avoid the badly congested Testos Roundabout with the A184 near Sunderland.

The A19 will be slightly realigned around the junction to accommodate the new flyover.

The roundabout was originally laid out, when it was built, to allow for a flyover on an east-west line to carry the A184. This will not now be provided.

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Progress

30 October 2010 Following the autumn spending review, the DfT has decided to continue preparatory work on this scheme, with a view to starting construction after 2015.

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More information

Official website
Highways England: A19 Testos and Downhill Lane Junction Improvements

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This scheme was last updated on 1 November 2010.