Local Road Works

A) Lorton – Cockermouth Road – 19 February – 9 March 2018

These works are expected to commence 19th February 2018 with an approx. duration of 3 weeks.
Please see below details of the extents of the road closure and alternative route;
Location: Lorton Road, Cockermouth from its junction with the C2029 extending in a south easterly direction for a distance of approx.4.2km.
Alternative Route: A way for pedestrians and dismounted cyclists will be maintained at all times and a suitable alternative route for vehicles will be signed and available via the B5292 (Lorton), A66 (Keswick) and A5086 (Cockermouth).
The works will be carried out under 2 phases;
Phase 1 will extend from Victoria Road/Lorton Road/Windmill Lane Junction to Strawberry How Junction and;
Phase 2 will extend from Strawberry How junction to Whinlatter pass junction (Lorton).
During Phase 1 residents within the area of South Lodge, Vicarage lane etc can gain access via Towers lane at all times from Strawberry How or Hundith Hill Cross roads
The road closure will work as a rolling road closure to facilitate as much access as possible to residents affected by the works, access to school transport will be maintained and the site will be made safe to facilitate access during non-working hours.
Whilst the works are ongoing Whinlatter Pass will be gritted when required to facilitate the alternative route.

B) Cumbria County Council’s planned road works link is here: