Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – summary for Monday 1 June to Sunday 7 June

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 29 May and 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 30 Chesterfield to Junction 31 Worksop

There are currently narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The hard shoulder is also closed, and the project is due to be completed in the autumn. The northbound side of the motorway between junctions 30 and 31 will be reduced to a single lane overnight for four nights from Monday 1 June, and the southbound side will be reduced to a single lane for five nights from the same date. The northbound entry slip road at junction 31 will also be closed overnight on Tuesday 2 June, and the northbound exit and southbound entry slip roads at junction 30 will be closed overnight on Friday 5 June. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversions.

M1 Junction 34 Tinsley to Junction 35a Stocksbridge

The hard shoulder is currently closed in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. There will be narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit until the project is completed in winter 2016. The northbound side of the motorway between junctions 34 and 35a will be reduced to a single lane overnight for four nights from the Monday 1 June, and the southbound side will be reduced to a single lane for seven nights from the same date. Both sides of the motorway will also be closed overnight for five nights from Monday 1 June between the exit and entry slip roads at junction 34, with a diversion taking drivers off and then back on the motorway at the junction. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversions.

M1 Junction 32 Thurcroft to Junction 34 Tinsley

The northbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane between junctions 33 and 34 overnight on Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 June and also on Friday 5 June between 8pm and 6am as part of the construction of the smart motorway scheme.

M1 Junction 39 Denby Dale to Junction 42 (M62 interchange)

The hard shoulder is currently closed in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. There will be narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit in place until the project is completed in autumn 2015. The southbound side of the motorway will be closed overnight between junctions 39 and 40 on Friday 5 and Sunday 7 June. Both sides will also be closed overnight between junctions 41 and 42 on Saturday 6 June, and the northbound entry slip road at junction 40 will be closed overnight on Friday 5 June. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow a clearly signed diversion route.

M1 Junction 37 Barnsley

The northbound exit slip road at junction 37 will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 1 June while work is carried out to resurface the roads at the junction. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

M62 Junction 26 Bradford (M606 interchange)

The slip roads and roundabout at the junction will be reduced to a single lane overnight for five nights, between 7pm and 6am, from Monday 1 June. There will also be a 30mph speed limit in place until April 2016 while work takes place to add a third lane to the roundabout.

M62 Junction 33 Knottingley to Junction 34 Selby

The eastbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for two nights, between 8pm and 6am, from Monday 1 June while work is carried out to replace road markings and reflective road studs. The westbound side of the motorway will also be reduced to a single lane running overnight for two nights from Wednesday 3 June.

M62 Junction 25 Brighouse to Junction 26 (M606 interchange)

Both sides of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for three nights, between 8pm and 6am, from Tuesday 2 June for investigative work to be carried out.

M62 Junction 26 Bradford (M606 interchange) to Junction 27Leeds (M621 interchange)

The eastbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 8pm and 6am, on Thursday 4 June for technology work. The westbound side of the motorway will also be reduced to a single lane overnight on Sunday 7 June.

M621 Junction 3 Holbeck

The exit slip road on the anticlockwise side of the M621 at junction 3 will be closed between 5am and 10am on Saturday 6 June for barrier repair work. A clearly signed diversion will be in place.

M621 Junction 1 Beeston

The exit slip road on the anticlockwise side of the M621 at junction 1 will be closed between 5am and 10am on Sunday 7 June while contractors remove litter at the junction. A clearly signed diversion will be in place.

M18 Junctions 4 to 5 Doncaster

The southbound side of the motorway between junctions 4 and 5 will be closed overnight for six nights for resurfacing work from Monday 1 June. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow a clearly signed diversion route. The northbound side of the motorway will also be closed overnight between the same junctions on Saturday 6 June. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow a clearly signed diversion route.

M18 Junction 2 Doncaster

The northbound side of the motorway between the exit and entry slip roads at junctions 2 will be closed overnight for 3 nights for resurfacing work from Monday 1 June. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and a diversion will take drivers off and then back on the motorway at the junction.

A1 Ferrybridge

The southbound side of the A1 at the Ferrybridge junction will be closed overnight for two nights for resurfacing work from Saturday 6 June. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and a diversion will take drivers off and then back on at the junction.

A180/A160 Immingham, Humberside

There will be narrow lanes on the A180 and A160 along with a 50mph speed limit while work takes place to improve access to the Port of Immingham, including upgrading the A160 to a dual carriageway. The project is due to be completed in autumn 2016.

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