One of Carlisle's driving instructors told ITV Border what he thinks about the state of the city's roads:
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Parkside Road in Kendal, which is part of the Victoria Bridge diversion, is closed until further notice.
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More than 2,000 athletes are expected to compete in the games over the next week. It is 24 years since the UK last hosted the games.