Press release

Planned roadworks in East Midlands: weekly summary for Monday 8 August to Sunday 14 August 2016

Summary of 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 5 August 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 8 August, the following overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • northbound entry slip road at junction 35
  • southbound entry slip road at junction 33
  • southbound entry slip road at junction 35a

On Tuesday 9 August, the following overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • northbound entry slip road at junction 33
  • southbound entry slip road at junction 35a
  • southbound exit slip road at junction 33
  • southbound exit slip road at junction 35

On Wednesday 10 August, the following overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • southbound entry slip road at junction 33
  • southbound entry slip road at junction 35

On Thursday 11 August, the southbound exit slip road at junction 34 will be closed overnight between 8pm and 6am.

On Friday 12 August, the following overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • northbound entry slip road at junction 34
  • southbound exit slip road at junction 34

On Saturday 13 August, the following overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • northbound exit slip road at Tibshelf MSA
  • northbound exit slip road at junction 29a
  • northbound entry slip road at junction 29a

M1 junction 19, Leicestershire: improvement works

The M6 southbound from junction 1 will be closed nightly from 10 August until 13 August. The road will be closed between 9pm and 6am.

The following diversion will be in place: M6 to M1 southbound traffic will exit at junction 1, head north east up the A426 to Gibbet Hill roundabout and head south on the A5 to rejoin the M1 at junction 18.

The M1 to M6 northbound link will be closed overnight on 12 August. The road will be closed between 9pm and 6am.

The following diversion will be in place: M6 traffic will continue up the M1 to junction 20, and head south west down the A426 to rejoin the M6 at junction 1.

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 8 August 2016