Press release

Resurfacing work to take place on A19 in Sunderland Wednesday 2 September

Drivers will benefit from an improved road surface on the northbound A19 carriageway in Sunderland when work starts on Wednesday 2 September.

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The road will be closed between the A183 Chester Road interchange and the A1231 Hylton Grange interchange overnight between 8pm and 6am for 8 days.

This work was due to take place on Sunday 23 August but has been rescheduled.

Highways England project manager Kyle Maylard said:

We are carrying out this vital resurfacing work overnight to minimise the disruption for drivers.

Diversions will be in place via the A183, A182 and A1231 to rejoin the A19 at the Hylton Grange interchange.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 28 August 2015