A66 Eden Valley

Reconstructing and resurfacing a single carriageway section of road between Low Moor and Kirkby Thore, as well as resurfacing in six other locations between Penrith and Long Marton junction.

Region:  North West
Start date:  3 September 2018
Cost:  ¬£5 million
Status:  COMPLETED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  22 October 2018
Programme:  

Progress report

We've completed all of our weekend work on the A66 between Penrith and Brough - we thank everyone for their patience while this essential work was carried out.

We were able to recover from the bad weather brought to the area by Storm Callum and complete the weekend work on time.

The investment of £5 million to reconstruct and resurface a single carriageway section of road between Low Moor and Kirkby Thore, as well as resurfacing in six other locations between Penrith and Long Marton junction, means the A66 is fit for the future.

We'd love to get your feedback on how we did. Please take this opportunity to respond to our survey, which should only take a few minutes to complete.

Aims

The improvements aim to:
  • provide a newly constructed carriageway to modern standards
  • reduce the noise and vibration from the carriageway for the local community
  • improve resilience so that journeys are as reliable as possible

This scheme is not to be confused with the Northern trans-Pennine project, which aims to create a new strategic corridor linking the M6 at Penrith and A1 at Scotch Corner in the longer term.

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:36 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:36 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:33 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:33 am
Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:33 am
Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:33 am
Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:31 am
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A685 and the A6 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:31 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:31 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:31 am
Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A685 and the A6 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 March 2020 to 05:00 on 29 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A685 and the A6 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A685 and the A6 . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 March 2020.
Posted: March 28, 2020, 5:29 am
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A5091 and the A592 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadside Drains Works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 30 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 11:01 pm
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A592 and the A5091 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadside Drains Works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 30 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: March 27, 2020, 11:01 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J42 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 22:00 on 1 April 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 5:22 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J42 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 1 April 2020 to 05:00 on 2 April 2020. Schedule : From 22:00 on 6 April 2020 to 05:00 on 7 April 2020. Schedule : From 22:00 on 8 April 2020 to 05:00 on 9 April 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: March 26, 2020, 5:21 am
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J41 and J42 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 22:00 on 30 March 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: March 25, 2020, 3:54 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J41 and J42 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 2 April 2020 to 06:00 on 3 April 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: March 25, 2020, 3:54 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J42 and J41 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:03 on 11 March 2020 to 05:00 on 9 April 2020.
Posted: March 24, 2020, 11:00 am

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