NEW SCHEMES

M6 junctions 33 to 32, Lancaster to Preston

A project to carry out repairs, replace lane markings and upgrade reflective road studs on the southbound side of the M6 is due to begin on Monday 25 February. All the work will take place overnight, between 8pm and 6am, and lane closures will be in place along with a 50mph speed limit. The project is due to be completed by Wednesday 13 March.

A590 Kendal

Work to improve drainage and safety on a section of the A590 near Kendal is due to start on Monday 25 February. The work is being carried out between junction 36 of the M6 and the roundabout connecting the road to the A591 at Brettargh Holt. Lane closures will be in place and the work is due to be completed by Thursday 28 March.

A66 Bassenthwaite Lake

A project to resurface a section of the A66 next to Bassenthwaite Lake in Cumbria is due to start on Monday 25 February. About 900 yards of the road will be resurfaced at Beck Wythop, just east of the dual carriageway section of the route. The work will be carried out overnight and temporary traffic lights will be in place. It is due to be completed by Friday 8 March.

ONGOING SCHEMES

M62 junction 10 / M6 junction 21a Croft Interchange

A project is taking place to improve the slip roads from the M62 onto the M6 by resurfacing the roads, and installing new lighting and safety barriers. All of the work is being carried out overnight, between 10pm and 5am during the week and until 7am on Saturday and Sunday mornings. The project is taking place in stages and is due to be completed by 28 March. Clearly signed diversions will be in place when slip roads are closed.

The following slip road closures will be in place this week:

M62 eastbound exit slip roads to the M6 on Monday 25 and Tuesday 26 February M62 westbound exit slip roads to the M6 on Sunday 3 March

M55 junctions 3 to 4, Blackpool

Work is being carried out to improve the road signs and overhead gantries on the M55 between junction 3 at Kirkham and junction 4 at Blackpool. The work will take place overnight on Friday 1 and Saturday 2 March and will require the closure of the westbound side of the motorway. Each overnight closure will last for up to 14 hours with the carriageway due to re-open again by 10am. A clearly signed diversion will be in place, along with a 50mph speed limit leading up to junction 3.

A595 Parton

Repair and maintenance work along with drainage improvements are taking place along the A595 between the junction with Parton Brow and the B5306 roundabout. Temporary traffic lights will be in place between 9.30am and 3.30pm each day, and the work is due to be completed by Friday 8 March.

A595 near Whitehaven – Linethwaite and Moor Row Junctions

Temporary traffic lights will be in place between 9.30am and 3.30pm until Thursday 28 February while the existing sandstone wall is rebuilt and road signs are upgraded.

A66 Keswick

A month-long scheme is taking place to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists along the A66 near Keswick in Cumbria. It involves converting an existing section of footpath into a shared use path for pedestrians and cyclists. A new section of path will also be provided to allow cyclists and pedestrians to travel around Crosthwaite Roundabout more safely – easing access into Keswick town centre. The work is being carried out outside peak times, between 9.30am and 3.30pm, and a 40mph speed limit is in place. It is due to be completed by Saturday 16 March.

A66 Brough

Work is being carried out to improve drainage and resurface part of the road near Brough. Temporary traffic lights are in place and the scheme is due to be completed by Monday 4 March.

A66 Scales

Temporary traffic lights are in operation while flood prevention work is carried out by the River Glenderamackin near Scales. The project is due to be completed by Thursday 14 March.

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