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Update: Road closures

Scottish Borders

  • B712 at Stobo closed in both directions due to flooding.
  • A68 at Camptown, traffic lights in both directions due to landslip.

Dumfries and Galloway

  • B6318 closed in both directions between A7 junction at Langholm and B6357 junction at Rowanburn, due to landslip.
  • B7068 Lockerbie closed in both directions between Corrie Road and B722 in Waterbeck due to unsafe bridge.

Cumbria

  • A592 closed between Glenridding and Pooley Bridge due to flooding.
  • A6 closed at Eamont Bridge between Skirsgill Lane and Lowther Glen.
  • A5086 at Cockermouth closed between Derwent Street and Wakefield Road.
  • B5291 closed between Peil Wyke Castle Inn Dubwath and A591 Bewaldeth.

Road closures update: Cumbria

  • A6 closed between Forrest Hall and Shap Summit in both directions.
  • A6 closed at Eamont Bridge between Skirsgill Lane and Lowther Glen.
  • A5086 at Cockermouth closed between Derwent Street and Wakefield Road.
  • B5291 closed between Peil Wyke Castle Inn Dubwath and A591 Bewaldeth.

For more travel information, visit Cumbria County Council website.

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Road closures update: Cumbria

  • Derwent Street, Cockermouth - bridge closed for emergency repairs.
  • Pye Lane, Grasmere - road closed due to landslip.
  • Greenside Road, Glenridding - road closed due to flooding.
  • Skirsgill Lane, Eamont Bridge - road closed.
  • B5291, Bassenthwaite - road closed.
  • Peil Wyke Castle Inn, Bassenthwaite - bridge closed.
  • A592, Pooley Bridge - bridge closed.
  • Beehive Lane, Garths - bridge closed for emergency repairs.
  • A7, south of Langholm - road closed due to landslip.
  • Littlebrow/Papcastle Road, Broughton - bridge closed.
  • Burneside Road, Burneside - bridge closed due to flooding.

For more information and travel updates, visit Cumbria County Council website.

Road closures update: Dumfries & Galloway

  • B7068 closed at Debate Bridge, due to unsafe structure. Closed from Paddockhole Bridge to to C61A junction.
  • U259A closed between Westerkirk Mains and Sheilburn.
  • B6318 closed south of Langholm. Closed between Claygate and A7 at Skipper's Bridge.

For further information and travel updates, visit Dumfries and Galloway council website.

English Street in Dumfries closed due to unsafe building

Police Scotland close the road Credit: Rosie Bunney

One of the main town centre roads in Dumfries has been closed due to an unsafe building.

English Street has been shut by police after a building between Newall Terrace and Shakespeare Steet was found to be unsafe.

Police Scotland and the fire service are currently at the scene and traffic is being diverted.

Police and firemen on the scene Credit: Rosie Bunney

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A595 closed

Credit: ITV Border

The A595 between Cockermouth Papcastle roundabout and Carlisle Thursby roundabout is closed. The major commuting route has been closed due to heavy rainfall to allow the highways agency to resolve the issue.

Cumbria Police have asked for motorists and pedestrians to avoid the area and use alternative routes cautiously due to small floods and heavy traffic on minor roads throughout West Cumbria.

ROAD CLOSURE: A66 near Braithwaite after 4 car collision

ROAD CLOSURE: A66 near Braithwaite Credit: ITV Border

Emergency services are dealing with a road traffic collision on the A66 near Braithwaite.

Police were called at 14.58pm today following a four vehicle collision.

The road has been closed on the A66 in both directions close to Braithwaite.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

Visit the traffic link map to keep up to date with the latest situation on the roads.

Serious crash closes A66 between M6 and Brough

The A66 is closed between the M6 and Brough due to a serious accident at Crackenthorpe.

Police were called to the scene at around 5.10pm after a two vehicle collision.

The road is closed and motorists are asked to avoid the area and use alternative routes.

The road is expected to be closed for several hours for accident investigation work.

Carlisle road closed after lorry sheds load

Parkhouse Road in Kingstown, Carlisle, has been closed after an HGV shed its load.

Access to Kingstown Retail Park is still available via Kingstown Broadway.

Motorists are asked to avoid the area and seek alternative routes. The road is expected to be closed for some time.

Police were called at 10.23am today (19 May) following the incident.

Keep up to date with traffic issues at www.cumbria.police.uk/traffic.

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