Gridlock: Busy traffic queues on Newcastle Road as work ramps up on Testo's roundabout revamp

Drivers started their Monday morning with delays as they faced traffic chaos on one of the region’s main routes.

Monday, 10th June 2019, 12:30 pm
There are lane closues on Newcastle Road.

A series of planned roadworks are underway on the A184 Newcastle Road, heading eastbound towards Testo’s roundabout, as part of a multi-million pound transformation scheme. But those heading off to work and school were caught up in gridlock due to a lane closure on the route. The Testo’s project, which launched in May, is due to run until 2021. 

Roadworks woe for motorists travelling during the morning rush hour.
The closure aids the multi-million pound transformation scheme for Testo's roundabout.

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Delays for drivers using the A184 on Monday, June 10.
The scheme at Testo's will take around two years to complete.
Motorists are warned of the delays with roadworks signs.
Vehicles crawl along the road.
Traffic moving freely in the opposite directions, as cars queue on Newcastle Road heading eastbound.
What's the hold up? Traffic at a standstill on the A184.
"Delays Possible."