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£2m Roadworks on A66 start today

Resurfacing and drainage improvements will take place on A66 near Crackenthorp Credit: ITV Border

Drivers are set to face delays on a stretch of one of Cumbria's busiest roads.

Highways England is spending nearly £2m on resurfacing, drainage improvements and replacing traffic signs on the A66 near Crackenthorpe west of Appleby.

Temporary traffic lights and a 40mph speed limit will be in place for around 10 weeks from today.