A warning has been issued by the Highways Agency that many cyclists are still using a section of the A74 between
The section of dual carriageway north of
However, the Highways Agency said many cyclists are still attempting to ride there and they’ve noticed a marked increase in cyclists trying to use the A74 between
A Highways Agency spokesman said, "There are signs for cyclists at both Junction 44 of the M6 and at the Guardsmill interchange on the A74 telling them to use the A7 through Longtown. Some cyclists are ignoring this and with the roadworks and contraflow in place there’s a really high risk of an accident."
The £175m extension of the M6 is designed to plug the ‘Cumberland Gap’, enabling drivers to travel from