Third A19 upgrade opens to traffic

£51.6 million upgrade of the A19 near Sunderland is the latest National Highways improvement to open to traffic in the North East. The A19 Downhill Lane scheme will provide extra capacity on the junction between the A19 and the A1290 in Sunderland. National Highways says this will support the regional economy and provide access to […]

Balfour Beatty successfully completes A19 upgrade ahead of schedule

Balfour Beatty, alongside its design partner Atkins, has announced the completion of National Highways’ A19 major upgrade project, four months ahead of schedule. Around £65 million has been invested into the construction of 198,770 square metres of new road between Norton and Wynyard junctions, increasing capacity from two to three lanes, reducing traffic noise in […]

Drone images show A19 upgrade from above

National Highways has released new images taken from a drone which the company formerly called Highways England says highlights the significant progress being made on a £51.6million major road upgrade that will bring free-flowing journeys for drivers in Tyne and Wear. The photographs show the advancements engineers are making in A19 investment at the Downhill […]


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