The scheme is located on the A590 in Ulverston, between Queen Street junction and Quebec Street junction.
The carriageway is a mixture of urban dual carriageway and wide single carriageway.
The works are to both eastbound and westbound carriageways.
Details of Work
The works involve the following:
- Improvement work to provide two unrestricted running lanes in both directions, from the junction of the A590 with Princes Street and Queen Street, to a point approximately 150m west of the junction with Quebec Street and the A590, including the entirety of Tank Square Roundabout.
- Associated civils works will involve: carriageway re-surfacing between the above extents, kerbing works, upgrading of the existing traffic signals and traffic signs and the installation of a new street lighting arrangement.
The works are programmed to commence on the 7th September 2009 and be completed by 27th November 2009, a period of 12 weeks.
It is envisaged that the works will be undertaken in phases under traffic signal control.
The existing speed limit is 30mph. There will be a mandatory 10mph speed restriction over the full length of the works when using convoy working.