Press release

Planned roadworks in East Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 19 December to Sunday 25 December 2016

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Planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 16 December but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.

M1 junction 28 to 35a, Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Yorkshire: smart motorway

Until winter 2016, there will be various restrictions in place on the M1 between junctions 28 and 35a to allow for the construction of the smart motorway. These include lane closures, speed restrictions, hard shoulder running and overnight slip road or carriageway closures.

On Monday 19 December the southbound up and over at junction 33, the southbound entry slip road at junction 35a and the M18 southbound to northbound M1 link will be closed overnight from 8pm until 6am.

On Tuesday 20 December the southbound up and over at junction 33, the northbound up and over at junction 34 and the M18 southbound to northbound M1 link will be closed overnight from 8pm until 6am.

On Wednesday 21 December the northbound up and over at junction 33 and the southbound up and over at junction 34 will be closed overnight from 8pm until 6am.

M1 junction 19 to 16, Northamptonshire: smart motorway

On Monday 19 December and Wednesday 21 December the north and southbound carriageway will have two lanes closed between junctions 16 and 18 from 9pm to 6am.

M1 junction 19, Leicestershire: road improvement scheme

In all cases diversion routes will be clearly signposted.

On Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 December, the A14 eastbound from Catthorpe junction to junction 1 and lane 1 of the A14 westbound from junction 2 to Catthorpe junction will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am.

On Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 December, the M6 southbound lanes 2 and 3 together with the M6 to A14 eastbound link road, the M1 southbound from junction 20 to junction 19 together with lane 1 of the M1 southbound south of junction 19 and the M1 northbound from junction 18 to junction 19 will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am.

On Wednesday 21 December, the A14 eastbound from Catthorpe junction to junction 1 will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am.

On Wednesday 21 December, the M6 southbound lanes 2 and 3 together with the M6 to A14 eastbound link road, the M1 southbound from junction 20 to junction 19 and the M1 northbound from junction 19 will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am. There will still be access from the A14 westbound to the M1 northbound.

On Thursday 22 December, lane 1 of the M6 southbound will be closed overnight between 9pm and 6am.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways England customer contact centre on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

Journalists should contact the Highways England press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.

Published 16 December 2016