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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Planned roadworks

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Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A685 and the A6 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 03:00 on 30 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A685 and the A6 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 May 2020 to 03:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 03:00 on 30 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A6 and the A685 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 May 2020 to 03:00 on 31 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J38 and J40 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J39 and J38 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J40 and J39 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound entry slip at junction J39 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J39 and J38 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J39 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J44 and J40 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:01 on 21 May 2020 to 06:00 on 2 September 2020.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:01 pm
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A5091 and the A592 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 00:00 on 25 May 2020 to 19:00 on 26 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A66 eastbound between the junctions with the A5091 and the A592 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 May 2020 to 22:00 on 28 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A592 and the A5091 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 00:00 on 25 May 2020 to 19:00 on 26 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm
Location : The A66 westbound between the junctions with the A592 and the A5091 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 May 2020 to 22:00 on 28 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:32 pm

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