M6 Carlisle North Package

A package of improvement work on the M6 north of Carlisle in spring/summer 2019.

Region:  North West
Start date:  April 2019
Cost:  £7 million
Status:  CURRENT
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  October 2019
Programme:  

Progress report

The first phase of work for this scheme is now complete. This includes road resurfacing and reinstatement of road markings from Esk Bridge to M6 junction 44 southbound and also junction 44 to Metal Bridge northbound. Almost 1,045 metres of new environmental fence panels have been installed so far.

Thank you to all those who attended our three drop-in sessions at the Premier Inn at junction 44 to find out more about our work.

What's next?

Temporary speed limits remain in place - 50mph on the motorway and 30mph on the junction 44 roundabout - with diversions in place for upcoming road closures as part of phase two of the work.

Resurfacing and improvements to road markings at junction 44 will continue and more fencing will be replaced. We expect the full stretch between junctions 44 and 45 (northbound and southbound) will be fully operational at the end of August 2019.

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Timeline

Date Event
April 2019 Scheme begins
August 2019 Scheme ends

Diversion routes

Why we need this scheme

This is the biggest project in this area since the M6 was extended up to the Scottish border more than ten years ago and it will ensure people using this part of Cumbria can continue to enjoy safe and smooth M6 journeys.

Aims

A £7 million package of maintenance and repairs along the M6 near Carlisle in Cumbria which will keep drivers – and the local economy - smoothly and safely on the move.

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

The latest incident information for England's motorway and trunk routes provided by Highways England

Location : The M6 northbound between junctions J42 and J44 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 1 June 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J44 and J42 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 27 May 2020 to 20:00 on 27 May 2020. Schedule : From 02:00 on 28 May 2020 to 20:00 on 28 May 2020. Schedule : From 06:00 on 29 May 2020 to 20:00 on 29 May 2020. Schedule : From 06:00 on 30 May 2020 to 20:00 on 18 June 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 12:12 pm
Location : The M6 northbound entry slip at junction J42 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 June 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 12:12 pm
Location : The M6 southbound exit slip at junction J44 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 21 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 12:12 pm
Location : The A69 eastbound between the junctions with the M6 and the A689 south of Brampton. Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 04:00 from 27 May 2020 to 29 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:02 am
Location : The A69 westbound between the junctions with the A689 south of Brampton and the M6 . Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 04:00 from 27 May 2020 to 29 May 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:02 am

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