Temporary traffic lights will be in place on the A590 at Lindal until 4pm
The lights have been installed opposite Pennington Lane. Highways England said congestion is very heavy in both directions, stretching from Dalton to Ulverston.
One motorist told the Evening Mail that a sign at the site of the roadworks revealed the work was being carried out by United Utilities.
— Beertaster Ann (@Rheinmadchen) September 27, 2016 United Utilities confirmed it was carrying out repairs to a manhole cover. The repairs are set to be completed by 4pm today.
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