Funding earmarked for projects in north

The transport projects to receive funding in 2018/19 have been outlined.

Monday, 5th March 2018, 10:43 am
Updated Monday, 5th March 2018, 10:45 am
The new and old bridges at Felton

Among the costlier schemes in the council’s Local Transport Plan for the next financial year are the strengthening and refurbishment of the B6345 Felton bridge (£600,000) and the first stages of making Narrowgate and Bondgate Within, in Alnwick, more pedestrian-friendly (£100,000).

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There’s also £130,000 for carriageway repairs on the A697 at the New Moor House crossroads, £60,000 for a zebra crossing in Rothbury and £50,000 each for Boulmer and Warkworth to address parking and road-safety issues.

Road repairs are planned for Alnwick, Acklington,Belford, Longframlington, Seahouses and Shilbottle among other locations. A full list can be found at