Before this major upgrade of the A19/A1058 junction, drivers experienced severe congestion.

Over 80,000 drivers a day are experiencing safer and smoother journeys across North Tyneside thanks to the opening of the North East’s first ever triple decker junction.

The £75 million Highways England Coast Road scheme has been completed on time and traffic is now able to use the new section of road. This means that drivers will no longer have to negotiate the roundabout and can continue straight on along the A19.