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Cumbrian road sinking into sea

Work has begun to stop part of a Cumbrian road disappearing into the sea. The 280 metre stretch of the Maryport to Silloth road will be wrapped in a rock armour to prevent further erosion.

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UPDATE: Work completed on sinking Cumbrian road

More than 7,000 tonnes of rock and rubble were brought in Credit: ITV Border

After nine months of disruption, work has now been completed to stop a major coastal road in West Cumbria falling into the sea.

More than 7,000 tonnes of rock and rubble has been brought in to shore up the stretch linking Silloth to Cumbria's energy coast.

The new sea defence Credit: ITV Border

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