THE A592 at Gowbarrow, east of Aira Force, will be closed for four nights from Saturday for essential works.

From 9pm to 6.30am between Saturday night on February 9 and Wednesday February 13 essential works will take place to renew a culvert under the road surface and repair the roadside embankment. Outside of these times the road will be open under traffic light control.

A fully signed diversion will be in place to take road users along the A592 to Rheged, the A66 to Troutbeck and the A5091 to Aira Force junction with the A592, and vice versa.