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National Productivity Investment Fund 2017/18

Following the announcement of the new National Productivity Investment Fund in January 2017, Cumbria County Council has received £ 4.606m .  This funding has to be spent on projects throughout Cumbria to reduce congestion at key locations, upgrade or improve the maintenance of local highways assets and to improve access to employment and housing sites.  The funding has to be spent in the financial year 2017/18.

To meet the funding timescales and budget projects have been identified in each District area throughout Cumbria, to cover the following criteria:

  • Widening of highway to improve flow of traffic and highways asset improvement in Workington.

  • Improve access to unlock development sites in Barrow.

  • Construction of additional inbound lane to reduce congestion at junctions to support economic growth in Carlisle.

  • Road widening on approach to key roundabout to support and unlock the delivery of additional employment land in Penrith.

  • Road maintenance scheme to access a key public service in Whitehaven.

  • Road widening scheme and improved access to employment sites in Kendal and Burneside.

  • Enhance communications and control at signalised junctions to reduce congestion in urban centres across Cumbria.

 

 

NPIF - A69 Warwick Road / Eastern Way - Capacity Improvements

NPIF Consult Work Warwick Road Eastern Way.pdf (2MB)

NPIF Consult Warwick Road Montgomery Way.pdf (3MB)

 

NPIF - Hollins Lane, Kendal - Carriageway Widening Scheme

Hollins Lane Option 1.pdf (169kb)

Hollins Lane Option 2.pdf (166kb)

Hollins Lane Option 3.pdf (167kb)

Hollins Lane Option 4.pdf (163kb)

 

NPIF - Mintsfeet Road, Kendal - Access Improvement Scheme

Mintsfeet Option 1.pdf (223kb)

Mintsfeet Option 2.pdf (256kb)

Mintsfeet Option 3.pdf (230kb)

 

 

Comments and queries regarding these schemes can be emailed to  NPIF@cumbria.gov.uk.  Consultations closes Friday 30 June 2017.