Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 11 January 2016 to Sunday 17 January 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 Friday 8 January 2016 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 32 Thurcroft 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 will also be reduced to a single lane overnight for 2 nights on Monday 11 January and Wednesday 13 January. The northbound side of the motorway between the slip roads at junction 35 will be closed overnight on Monday 11 January. The northbound side of the motorway between the slip roads at junction 32 will be closed overnight on Saturday 16 January. The northbound entry slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight on Friday 15 January. The northbound side of the motorway between the slip roads at junction 34 will be closed overnight on Wednesday 13 January. The northbound exit slip road at junction 34 will be closed overnight for 2 nights from Monday 13 January and then for a further 2 nights from Thursday 14 January. The southbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for 6 nights from Monday 11 January. The southbound exit slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight for 2 nights from Monday 13 January. The southbound side of the motorway between the slip roads at junction 32 will be closed overnight on Sunday 17 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

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

The hard shoulder is currently closed in both directions at junction 41 to junction 42 as part of the smart motorway scheme and a 50mph speed limit in place for the whole section until the project is completed in spring 2016. The southbound exit slip road at junction 40 will be closed overnight on Friday 15 January. The southbound entry slip road at junction 40 will be closed overnight on Wednesday 13 January. The northbound carriageway from junction 39 to junction 40 will be fully closed overnight for 2 nights from Thursday 14 January. The southbound exit slip road at junction 41 will be closed overnight on Monday 11 January. The northbound carriageway from junction 40 to junction 41 will be fully closed overnight for 2 nights from Monday 11 January. The northbound carriageway will be fully closed overnight on Wednesday 13 January. All closures are for smart motorways works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M1 junction 38 to 39 Denby Dale

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight for 6 nights for resurfacing work from Tuesday 12 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M18 junction 3 Doncaster

The southbound exit slip road at junction 3 will be closed overnight for 7 nights from Monday 11 January for bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 22 Saddleworth to junction 23 Huddersfield

The westbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane for 4 nights from Monday 11 January. The eastbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Friday 15 January. This is for resurfacing works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am

M62 junction 32 Castleford

The westbound entry slip road will be closed overnight on Tuesday 12 January for technology works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27 to junction 28 Tingley

The westbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Wednesday 13 January for technology works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am

M62 junction 26 to junction 27 Gildersome

The eastbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane on Sunday 17 January for technology works. The closures will take place between 5am and 10am.

M62 junction 26 Bradford (M606 interchange)

There will be narrow lanes and a 30mph speed limit in place until a project to add an extra lane to the roundabout at the junction is completed in autumn 2016. The slip roads and roundabout will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 7pm and 6am, from Monday 11 January for 5 nights.

M606 junction 0 to junction 3 Staygate

The southbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight for resurfacing works from Monday 11 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 5 Tunstall

The anticlockwise exit slip road at junction 5 will be closed early AM for routine works on Saturday 16 January. The closures will take place between 5am and 10am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 4 Hunslet

The clockwise exit slip road at junction 4 will be closed overnight for electrical works on Friday 15 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 1 to junction 3 Holbeck

The anticlockwise side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight for 4 nights from Tuesday 12 January for resurfacing works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1M junction 34 to junction 35 Wadworth

The southbound side of the carriageway will be closed overnight for 2 nights on Monday 11 January for barrier works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes

A61 Tankersley

The A61 will be closed in both directions between Westwood roundabout and McDonald’s restaurant for roundabout improvement work from Monday 11 January for 4 nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A63 Western Interchange

The eastbound entry slip road at Western Interchange will be closed overnight for carriageway repairs on Monday 11 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

A63 Brighton Street

The westbound entry slip road at Brighton Interchange will be closed overnight for carriageway repairs on Tuesday 12 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

A64 Fulford to Askham Bryan

The eastbound and westbound side of the A road will also be closed overnight for 5 nights from Monday 11 January for bridge works. There will be narrow lanes and a 30mph speed limit until the project is completed in spring 2016. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Pickering

The westbound side of the A road between the slip roads will be closed overnight for 2 nights from Monday 11 January for carriageway repairs. The eastbound exit slip road will be closed overnight for 3 nights from Wednesday 13 January for carriageway repairs. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

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. The westbound exit slip road and eastbound entry slip road at Brocklesby Interchange will be closed until August 2016.

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Published 8 January 2016