A590 Road Works


Dear Sir/Madam, 

A590 – work to renew road markings This letter is to inform you of the work to renew the road markings and road studs along various sections of the A590. The purpose of our work is to ensure we keep the network safe and operational, as well as improving journeys for our customers. Work is due to start from 5 October for around five weeks. This will take place between the hours of 8pm and 6am. Our work will be carried out in phases. The table below shows the detail for each phase: Location Dates Traffic management Meathop to Cartmel Lane junction 5, 6, and 7 October Full westbound carriageway closure Newby Bridge to Backbarrow - Duals 8 and 15 Oct One side closed each night. Both directions of traffic through the open carriageway Mill Side to Levens 11 Oct Full closure of single carriageway section and of eastbound dual to Church Road Levens to Meathop 13, 14, 18 and 19 October Full closure in both directions between A5074 and Meathop roundabout. Brettargh Holt roundabout to Levens Lane 21 October Full westbound carriageway closure. Ulverston Booths’ roundabout to 22, 25, 26 and 27 October Various 300m sections with traffic lights and convoy system. Moving each night. Registered office Bridge House, 1 Walnut Tree Close, Guildford GU1 4LZ Highways England Company Limited registered in England and Wales number 09346363 Haverthwaite Junction Haverthwaite - Duals in front of train station 28 & 29 October One side closed each night. Both directions of traffic assisted through the open carriageway. All full closures will have signed diversion routes in place, and for more information, please see attached diversion route map. Our work is subject to weather conditions and therefore closures dates may be cancelled or changed at short noticed. Every effort will be made to ensure disruption is kept to a minimum. However, these works will inevitably generate some noise and disruption and we’d like to apologise in advance for any disturbance. How to find out more To find out what other work is planned on the A590, visit https://highwaysengland.co.uk/our-work/north-west/a590-maintenance-schemes/. You can also follow us on twitter @HighwaysNWEST where planned closure information is provided daily at 3pm. If you have any queries about the work, please contact us on 0300 123 5000. Or you can email us on info@highwaysengland.co.uk. 

Yours faithfully, 

Dion Auriac, 

Project Manager Operations Directorate North-West