Press release

Boundary fence work along M6 at Tebay in Cumbria

A 6 week Highways England scheme to renew a boundary fence along the M6 near Tebay in Cumbria got underway this week.

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Work to replace the current fence - alongside the northbound carriageway and which helps stop animals straying onto the motorway carriageway - began on Monday (13 April) and is expected to be completed by Sunday 31 May.

The work is taking place just south of junction 38 near Roundthwaite and involves closing the hard shoulder and lane 1 during the work.

The A685 local road which runs over the M6 will also be affected with temporary traffic signals in place.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 17 April 2015