Sunderland Bridge STW Transfer Works

We are investing £2.5 million to ensure the sewer network continues to serve the community effectively in the future; reducing the risk of flooding and pollution in the Sunderland Bridge and Croxdale area. Our partners, ESH Stantec will be undertaking the work on our behalf beginning on 27 September 2021 and will last until 26 April 2022.

Update by Becky Gartland

Good morning all, 

It's been a little while since I last provided you with an update regarding the progress of our works on site so I wanted to pop on and get you all up to speed. 

Over the past couple of weeks there have been a number of operations that have taken place within the carriageway of the A167. 

  • Installation of Pipework within the carriageway opposite Rogerson Terrace 
  • Installation of a temporary Bridle Path leading to Sunderland Bridge 
  • Excavation and pipework installed within a section of the A167 at the junction with Hett Lane

The two-way traffic lights at the junction of Hett Lane have now been removed in preparation for our site partially closing from Friday 17 December for the Christmas and New Year period. 

Work will recommence from Tuesday 4 January 2022 where traffic management will be set up further along the A167 to allow us to progress with the installation of the pipework within the carriageway. There will be traffic managament in operation within different locations of the A167 until the end of March 2022. Traffic light timings will continue to be monitored throughout as well as our site team working weekends to minimise the impact to local residents where possible. 

As always if you have any queries regarding our work, please do not hesitate to contact us. 

Thank you 






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