Road users are to be allowed to use a new multi million pound bypass in southern Scotland ahead of schedule.
The bypass is designed to remove traffic from Dunragit village.
A 40 mile per hour speed limit will be in force until the works are completely finished in the summer.
Police are dealing with a three vehicle traffic collision at Thursby Roundabout.
The road at the roundabout where it joins the A595 towards Wigton is shut.
Motorists are being asked to avoid the area.
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It is not believed that anyone has been seriously injured.
Almost 145 miles of road in the Scottish Borders is in need of 'immediate repair'.
A recent road maintenance conditions survey found that eight per cent of road surfaces are degraded and potholed and that to fix them would cost the Scottish Borders Council over £23million.
Currently the council are spending £2million to complete 47 resurfacing projects, each with an average cost of £43,000.
Train services between Carlisle and Barrow are back running as normal after earlier disruptions.
B5300 Main Street in Allonby closed at the Dubmill Point junction, because of risk from tidal flooding.
The A66 is currently closed to high sided vehicles between the a685 junction in Brough and and the a67 junction in Bowes because of Strong winds.
The track between Workington and Carlisle is now blocked and replacement buses are running between the two stations according to Network Rail
The Whitesands in Dumfries has now been closed to traffic due to flooding and reports that the high tide in Caresthorn brought flooding also.
Cumbria Police now warn that the M6 between Tebay and Penrith is potentially dangerous due to the high winds. a temporary speed lit of 50 mph is in place.
Cumbria Police now say that Mealpot Road in Maryport and Church Street in Workington are closed due to flooding.