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Main Lake District road shut for six weeks

One of the main roads through the Lake District will be closed for six weeks. The B5289, which skirts along the east of Derwent Water and is the main access road for communities along Borrowdale including Grange, Rosthwaite and Seatoller, is shut.

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B5289 Borrowdale Road closed to cars

The B5289 Borrowdale Road in the Lake District will be shut to cars for six weeks while a retaining wall is repaired.

Pedestrians, dismounted cyclists and horse riders will be able to pass through while work is ongoing.It'll cost around £60,000 to complete the work.

The B5289 Borrowdale Road in the Lake District will be shut to cars for six weeks Credit: ITV News
The road is closed to vehicles for six weeks Credit: ITV News

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