Press release

Planned roadworks in East Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 21 to Sunday 27 March 2016

Planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

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Media wanting information about Highways England’s routine maintenance projects should, in the first instance, check our website.

The following summary of planned new and on-going road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 18 March 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 21 March, the following overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • the northbound entry slip road at junction 30
  • the southbound exit slip road at junction 30
  • junction 34 northbound up and over
  • junction 34 southbound exit slip

On Tuesday 22 March, the following overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • the northbound entry slip road at junction 30
  • the northbound exit slip road at junction 30
  • on Friday 25, Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 March there are no planned closures due to Easter Bank Holiday weekend

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 18 March 2016