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.

A595 Grizebeck improvement

Improving the highway network on the A595 has been identified as critical to support economic growth and the movement of goods and people between West and South Cumbria. The scheme will also allow the A595 to function adequately as a strategic diversion route for the A590.

Project status

Construction to begin in 2024.

Cost

£23.292 million. The scheme is funded through the Department of Transport, Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership and Westmorland and Furness Council.

Location

East of the existing A595, past properties at Dove Bank and Dove Ford Farm, before crossing the existing A595 and then forming a new junction with the A595/A5092 to the west of the existing junction.

If you have any queries or comments about the project

You can contact the project team.

Grizebeck project team
Email: A595Grizebeck@westmorlandandfurness.gov.uk

What will be delivered

The A595 Grizebeck improvement is a proposed 1.4 kilometre single carriageway road between Chapels and Grizebeck on the A595 north of Barrow.

The route runs to the east of the existing A595, past properties at Dove Bank and Dove Ford Farm, before crossing the existing A595 and then forming a new junction with the A595/A5092 to the west of the existing junction.

For more information on the planning of this project, visit the old council website.

Watch fly through video on YouTube detailing where the improvements will take place.

A595 Grizebeck Improvement fly through video on YouTube.

Consultations

There have been two public consultations, which you can download a summary report for:

Planning Permission

The planning application was submitted in February 2022.

View the planning application for Cumbria County Council

View the planning application for South Lakeland

Important documents