Highway maintenance

Drainage and flooding

Information on drainage and flooding

Farming and the public highway

Information for farmers and agricultural contractor working on or near the public highway

Grass cutting and roadside verges

Find out how, when and why roadside grass is cut.


Information on pavements (including dangerous pavements), obstructed pavements and the theft of paving stones.


Information on how we repair potholes, our response times and our programmed patching work. Follow this link to report a pothole.

Private streets and road adoption

How does a private street become publically maintainable?


Including what to do if you see a spillage on the highway

Street furniture

Information on who deals with the provision and maintenance of our street furniture.

Street lights

Who is responsible for street lighting in Cumbria and what are our main objectives for its provision and maintenance? Follow this link to report a street lighting problem.

Surface dressing programme

What surface dressing is and the benefits to road users. Watch our men at work on our video showing the complete surface dressing process.

Traffic lights

Includes link for reporting a faulty traffic light.

Winter maintenance

Find out more about salting (including our priority routes), snow ploughing and clearance, clearing footways, grit heaps and salt bins and how we forecast the weather. Download our guide to winter driving in Cumbria.