Improved highway access to Enterprise Zone sites.

The Sunderland Low Carbon Zone scheme consists of two sections of new highway: Phase 1b – a new section to form a realigned part of the A1290 to the north of already constructed Phase 1A and Phase 2a – a single carriageway link which continues the through route from Phase 1A to Nissan Way.

As part of the scheme, Nissan Way will be upgraded to dual carriageway.

Project Timeline

In progress - 2015
Start of feasibility and business case development
In progress - 2016
Project approved and in construction phase
In progress - 2018
Project expected to be live in 2019
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