Council roads workers have been brought in to clean up the 15,000 litres of glue currently spread across the road.
Sans is being poured over the glue, in the hope of absorbing the sticky substance.
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Frosty, icy start on Sunday with fog patches lingering in places. Away from the fog, some good wintry sunshine
Mainly dry, clear and cold. Beware icy stretches developing across the region, especially where there were earlier showers
The Cockermouth Mountain Rescue team was called to the aid of a 70-year old walker from France on Whiteless Pike on Boxing Day.