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Recently completed roadwork schemes


This page provides information about roadwork schemes around the county that have recently been finished.

Bishop Auckland Market Place

Find out more about Bishop Auckland Market Place refurbishment works, including improvements to footpaths and roads, completed in April 2017.

North Road, Durham City

Find out more about North Road improvements which forms part of a programme of investment into the roads and footpaths across the city, completed  in April 2017.

Thinford roundabout

Find out more about the works at Thinford roundabout which were completed in April 2017.

Villa Real bridge demolition and roadworks

Find out more about the £2.4 million project to improve the layout of Leadgate Road completed in April 2017.

Gilesgate new roundabout layout 

The works at Gilesgate roundabout are now complete and the new traffic lights are switched on.
The lanes are now laid out slightly differently leading on to and around the roundabout.

Gilesgate roundabout traffic flow map (PDF, 93kb)

Leazes Bowl new road layout

The works at Leazes Bowl are now complete and the new traffic lights are switched on.
The lanes are now laid out slightly differently than previously, with the removal of the existing roundabout and addition of new traffic lights. The diagram below illustrates the changes to traffic flow and direction after the works.

Leazes Bowl traffic improvement works April to October 2016 map