Tyne Bridge to get makeover with £35 million government funding

One of the North East’s most famous icons the Tyne Bridge will be refurbished as the government delivers a £35 million boost to restore the bridge and secure its future. Roads Minister, Guy Opperman, has been in Newcastle to confirm that the Tyne Bridge will undergo an extensive renovation programme, alongside major improvements on the […]

DfT announces £160m road and bridge upgrades

The Government has announced four schemes in Newcastle, Cornwall, Greater Manchester and Southampton, which it estimates will generate £659.3 million in economic benefits for the regions through improved investment, new housing and employment opportunities. In a statement, the Department for Transport says the road and bridge schemes will level up infrastructure across the country, helping […]


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