Government Levelling Up Fund - Re-routing of the A68 Toft Hill

Please find below the County Council's statement regarding the bid for funding form the above fund.

The bid includes proposals for the following schemes: to reopen Whorlton Bridge to vehicles and pedestrians; re-routing the A68 to bypass Toft Hill; and further development at the Locomotion site in Shildon including a new walking and cycling route along the old railway line to link Newton Aycliffe, Shildon and Bishop Auckland.

Further details about the bid can be found using the link below:

www.durham.gov.uk/article/25675/Bid-for-government-Levelling-Up-funding-targets-south-west-Durham