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Redoing Road Layout for Junction 72 Whickham Interchange/Junction 71 Metro Centre Interchange.

Reported via desktop in the Faded / Hard to see (NH) category anonymously at 20:47, Fri 14 July 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 4788156.

Mostly This Part of road has congestion at some times. the traffic jams and its hard to merge onto the A1 of the traffic I want to have 1 lane join on and add Any Vehicles for Lane 1 and 2 and Lane 3 would say NO HGVs. and make it go under junction 71 Metro Centre Interchange, they do something like this from junction 69 Gateshead Quays Interchange, if you could plan a scheme here doing narrow lanes. adding a sound barrier and it starts a couple centre meters before the sliproad to 71 Metro Centre Interchange. and it will connect to the other sound barrier, after Junction 71. New Signage like the on in photo 2

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  • Thank you for your report. We appreciate you taking the time to share with us your detailed proposals for how we might improve this section of our network. We understand your concerns and welcome your proposals.

    We are currently engaged in the delivery of the second Road Investment Strategy (2020-2025) with a commitment to deliver significant investment to improve the Strategic Road Network in the north-east. We have recently completed capacity enhancements between A1 Scotswood and North Brunton and we are currently delivering similar capacity enhancements between A1 Birtley and Coal House. We are also continuing to develop and deliver a comprehensive programme of network renewals and upgrades.

    Your feedback has been passed to the relevant department for consideration.

    Kind regards

    National Highways

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 08:47, Tue 18 July 2023

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