The 8km road is expected to improve links between east and west Cumbria
The construction group has been appointed to design the Carlisle Southern Link Road, a key piece of infrastructure intended to help unlock the planned 10,000-home St Cuthbert’s Garden Village.
Under the first part of a £75m contract, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure will undertake the detailed design of the road that will connect Junction 42 of the M6 with the A595 at Newby West in Cumbria.
Planned to stretch for 8km, the road is to include four new roundabouts, five cycle bridges and four road bridges, as well as a cycle path along the northern side along its full length. Two of the bridges will cross Network Rail assets (the West Coast Main Line…