It added: "It is disappointing to see that the current consultation includes no information about the costs of the three proposed relief roads.
2bn relief road for an M4 bottleneck have provoked a backlash from business leaders and a regional transport consortium.
During a Senedd debate on the UK Government's response to the Silk Commission recommendations, First Minister Carwyn Jones said that borrowing powers would not just be used to fund the M4 relief road, but could help fund other infrastructure projects.
He told AMs: "In terms of borrowing powers, sometimes of course the impression is given that borrowing powers relate solely to the potential of building an M4 relief road.
Durham City planners are currently planning two relief roads around the city.
Their highways and planning departments are very careful as to the description of the name of the planning application name for these roads and are calling them relief roads.
When asked why they are being so called, the response was "there cannot be direct accesses onto a road designated as a bypass" and we are looking to build housing with access to these roads so we classify them as Relief Roads.
Durham City's Roberta Blackman-Woods MP, pictured, made the plea when she welcomed the announcement by Durham County Council that it has shelved plans for relief roads in Durham City.
She said: "I am pleased the council will not be progressing with the relief roads in Durham but will instead look at other ways of relieving congestion.
Environmental campaigners yesterday criticised Government proposals to build new major relief roads across the Midlands.
It claimed Mr Prescott was pouring millions of pounds into new Midland roads including the Rugby western relief road, the Walsall town centre revamp and Wyre Piddle bypass in Worcestershire.
Other new roads are planned for Cradley Heath town centre, Sandwell's Owen Street level crossing relief road and the Selly Oak access road in Birmingham.