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Cumbria stocks up with 20,000 tonnes of salt

20/10/2011

Cumbria County Council has shipped in an extra 20,000 tonnes of salt to deal with what is expected to be a third successive severe winter.

Cumbria spends £7m on new highways fleet

21/08/2012

Cumbria County Council has spent £7m on a new fleet of 150 vehicles as part of its new in-house highways service.

Autumn start for Cumbria A590 roundabout scheme

06/03/2013

Construction work on a £1.5m roundabout along the A590 at Greenodd near Ulverston in Cumbria is on course for an autumn start.

Cumbria road improvements approved

11/06/2013

More than £1 million will be spent on highways improvements across Cumbria.

Cumbria roads receive funding boost

08/08/2013

Roads in Cumbria that were damaged by devastating flooding in 2009 will be repaired after the Government announced that the county council is set to receive a further £7.2 million.

£2.5m traffic signals deal for Cumbria

07/10/2013

Cumbria County Council is looking for a specialist to carry-out repair and maintenance work to traffic signals across the region in a deal worth up to £2.5m.

Cumbria to get LED street lights

12/05/2014

Cumbria County Council is set to invest £7.6 million in new energy efficient LED street lights. 

HE deploy high-volume pump to help with flood relief in Cumbria

10/12/2015

Highways England helped emergency services to clear water in Carlisle after the region was hit by devastating floods.

£3.3m funding for Tadcaster bridges

11/01/2016

The government has announced £3.3 million of funding for the restoration of the Tadcaster bridge in Yorkshire.

RSTA wants extra funding for flood damaged roads

11/01/2016

The Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) has called on the government to provide extra funding for the repair of flood damaged roads.

A591 to reopen in May

18/01/2016

The storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria is set to reopen by the end of May, according to the Department for Transport (DfT).

Work starts on A591 repairs

10/02/2016

Work to repair the storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria has started.

Work to repair A591 progressing well

17/02/2016

Construction work to repair the storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria is progressing well with the installation of the first of around 20 steel posts that will be used to help re-build the road.

Traffic officer killed in M6 crash

23/02/2016

A Highways England traffic officer was killed and his colleague seriously injured in a collision on the M6 in Cumbria on Sunday (21 February).

Work on A591 retaining wall progressing well

07/03/2016

Contractors are making good progress in constructing a new retaining wall as part of the project to repair and reopen the A591 in Cumbria.

A591 bridge repairs being carried out

22/03/2016

Work to repair a bridge on the storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria is progressing well.  

Winter flooding causes £250m of damage

25/03/2016

Almost £250 million in damage was caused to key infrastructure like roads, bridges, public rights of way, and drainage systems by this winter’s flooding, research carried out by the Local Government Association (LGA) reveals.

A591 in Cumbria to reopen next month

11/04/2016

The storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria will reopen next month (May).

Storm-damaged A591 reopened

11/05/2016

The storm-damaged A591 in Cumbria was reopened today (Wednesday 11 May) – three weeks sooner than originally planned.

HE to address flooding problems on A590

07/06/2016

Highways England will start work to address problems with flooding along the A590 in Cumbria this weekend.

£2m of works for M6 in Cumbria

19/10/2016

Highways England is carrying out almost £2 million worth of work over the next few weeks which it says will give drivers smoother journeys along sections of the M6 in Cumbria.

Work to take place to prevent flooding on A590

24/11/2016

Flooding along the A590 at Lindal-in-Furness in Cumbria could be a thing of the past with the carriageway set to be raised and realigned.  

HE awards new highway maintenance deals worth £300m

15/12/2016

Highways England has awarded four new style asset delivery contracts worth over £300 million to Kier, a CH2M/Costain joint venture and Amey.

Eighteen firms win place on HE framework worth up to £434m

27/01/2017

Eighteen companies have been awarded a share of work as part of a framework of contracts worth up to £434 million.  

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