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Blackhill sinkhole repairs underway
Published July 17, 2019 11.10am
Engineers have begun to repair a large sinkhole that unearthed a Victorian railway bridge.
Primary school pupils deliver valuable road safety sonnets
Published July 17, 2019 10.24am
Primary school pupils are helping their peers stay road savvy by becoming Junior Road Safety Officers (JRSO).
County Durham road reopens following sinkhole
Published July 03, 2019 2.46pm
A County Durham road which had to be closed following the discovery of a sinkhole has reopened after less than two weeks.
Durham's highway network on the road to recovery
Published July 02, 2019 4.19pm
Councillors will hear a report on the improving state of County Durham's roads at a meeting of our Cabinet next week.
Work starts to improve junction
Published June 28, 2019 3.00pm
Work has started on a multi-million-pound motorway junction improvement scheme in County Durham.
County Durham road closed following sinkhole
Published June 21, 2019 5.34pm
A County Durham road has been closed in the interests of public safety following the discovery of a sinkhole.
New cycle station encourages bike and book lovers alike
Published June 20, 2019 9.40am
Book worms and cyclists will be able to get their fix as libraries install new cycle friendly facilities.
Road will be closed for essential work to take place
Published June 18, 2019 2.39pm
A road in County Durham is set to close to allow major roadworks to take place, safeguarding the future of the link road for residents and businesses.
Proposed full dualling of A66 welcomed
Published June 05, 2019 12.24pm
Proposals to fully dual the A66 are being supported by us.
A689 at Wearhead reopens following sinkhole repair
Published May 22, 2019 4.16pm
A road in Upper Weardale which had to close because of a sinkhole has reopened ahead of schedule.
Slow to 20 road safety scheme set for 6 more schools
Published May 07, 2019 3.48pm
A successful scheme to improve road safety by introducing part-time 20mph speed limits around schools looks set to be rolled out to a further six sites.