Sunday, 30 August 2015

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£250,000 scheme to upgrade street lights in Whitehaven

Street lights along a section of the A595 are to undergo a £250,000 upgrade.

Inkerman Terrac photo
Inkerman Terrace road junction

The Highways Agency says work on the road south of Whitehaven will get underway on Monday.

The project involves renewing aging lighting columns and lamps along a mile-long section. It will include the junctions on the A595 as well as local residential streets such as Inkerman Terrace, Hensingham Road, Ribbon Moor Road and Egremont Road.

Work is due to be completed by the end of the month.

All work will be take place between 9.30am and 3.30pm each day to minimise inconvenience to road users and temporary traffic signals will be in place to manage traffic past the roadworks at certain times.

Peter Gee, of the Highways Agency, said: “This is timely maintenance on a lighting system which was installed in 1989 and needs updating to the latest standards which will improve visibility for road users.”

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