Main road thru Lakes re – opens

derwent water Great news for locals and visitors alike is that the A591 that passes straight through the central Lake District re opened to traffic again yesterday.  The section of road around Dunmail Raise, near Grasmere that was washed away by recent floodwater, has been replaced, and work has finished several weeks ahead of schedule.So once again it is possible to travel from Ambleside to Keswick without a lengthy de tour.