Plans, projects and improvements

The asset management strategy, our annual maintenance and road surface dressing programme, the A66 Northern Trans-Pennine Project, replacing gas pipes, A592 and A684 safety improvements, Langwathby Bridge.

Overview and asset management strategy

We look after and maintain:

  • 7,947km of roads
  • almost 5 million square meters of path and cycleways
  • 3,175 structures, including bridges
  • 151,187 gullies
  • 44,611 street lights
  • 3,487 illuminated signs
  • 104 traffic signal controlled junctions
  • 111 controlled pedestrian crossings

Our asset management documents detail how we plan to look after this network.

Cumbria Highways Asset Management Strategy 2020 to 2025 (PDF: 6.17Mb)

Highways Communications Strategy (PDF: 466.51Kb)

Cumbria Transport Asset Management Plan (PDF: 4.05Mb)


Current roadworks in Cumbria

National Highways  

National Highways look after 5 major roads in Cumbria:

  • M6
  • A66
  • A595 - from the A66 to Calder Bridge
  • A590
  • A69 - from Carlisle M6, Junction 43, heading east

Cumbria transport infrastructure plan

You can also read the Cumbria transport infrastructure plan.