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Popular cycle route to receive a makeover
Published July 07, 2020 10.05am
Improvements are to be made to a popular national cycle route thanks to a grant of almost one million pounds.
Support for bus services during coronavirus pandemic
Published June 30, 2020 4.15pm
Bus services in County Durham have been significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic, but close working between operators and the county council has helped ensure vital services have continued.
Horden station enters service
Published June 29, 2020 8.34am
A new multi-million-pound station in County Durham has opened to passengers.
Durham's park and ride services reopen this month
Published June 18, 2020 1.43pm
Park and ride services in Durham City will reopen later this month with extra safety measures being taken as coronavirus restrictions begin to ease.
Diversions in place for New Elvet Bridge repairs
Published June 18, 2020 1.16pm
Drivers are being encouraged to plan their journeys in advance of critical works starting on one of Durham City Centre's bridges.
Replacement of Witton Park Bridge gets underway
Published June 12, 2020 11.37am
Work to replace Witton Park Bridge, near Bishop Auckland, is set to begin next week (Monday 15).
Major works to commence on New Elvet Bridge
Published June 04, 2020 3.48pm
Major repairs to one of Durham City Centre's bridges are expected to begin next month.
Outdoor markets across County Durham to reopen next week
Published May 29, 2020 4.34pm
Outdoor markets in County Durham will reopen from next week, following the latest announcement from central Government.
Council creates rainbow road markings to thank NHS workers
Published May 26, 2020 6.06pm
Tributes to the hard work of the NHS have been painted on roads across County Durham to show gratitude to frontline workers during the coronavirus outbreak.
Funding boost for County Durham's roads
Published May 15, 2020 4.19pm
Almost £8.5 million has been allocated to repair roads and prevent potholes forming in County Durham.
Work resumes at Bowburn's Junction 61
Published May 11, 2020 1.11pm
Work at a busy road junction in County Durham has resumed as we begin to reinstate some projects and services.
Council leads drive for greener highways by rolling out rubber roads
Published February 21, 2020 10.15am
A North East council is using rubber waste from worn tyres to create more durable and environmentally friendly road surfaces.