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Roadworks lifted over Bank Holiday Weekend

Traffic on the M6. Credit: ITV Border

A number of roadwork projects in Cumbria will be temporarily lifted over the Bank Holiday Weekend, to make travel easier.

Highways England will suspend roadworks from Friday 27 May.

The schemes that have been lifted include:

  • M6 j38 (near Tebay). Ground investigation work. 1 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • M6 j42 (near Carlisle). Pre-design surveys / Coring works. 1.4 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Cockermouth). Raising of the carriageway profile and improvement of carriageway drainage. 3.5 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Keswick). Carriageway upgrade works. 1 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Kirkby Thore). Installation of safety improvements. 1 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Brough). Deflectograph survey works. 2 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Penrith). Deflectograph survey works. 2 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Brough). Deflectograph survey works. 2 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Brough). Deflectograph survey works. 2 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Brough). Deflectograph survey works. 2 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period
  • A66 (near Kirkby Thore). Deflectograph survey works.1 mile(s) of roadworks completed for Spring Bank Holiday period

However, Network Rail is carrying out major engineering works on the region's railways.

Find out which will be affected.

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