Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 18 January 2016 to Sunday 24 January 2016

Summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 15 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 five nights from Monday 18 January. The northbound entry slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight on Monday 18 January. The northbound exit slip road at junction 34 will be closed overnight for four nights from Tuesday 19 January. The northbound side of the motorway between the slip roads at junction 34 will be closed overnight on Monday 18 January. The southbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for five nights from Monday 18 January. The southbound exit slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight for two nights from Thursday 21 January. The southbound exit slip road at junction 35 will be closed overnight on Thursday 21 January. The southbound side of the motorway between the slip roads at junction 34 will be closed overnight for two nights from Monday 18 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. The northbound carriageway from junction 39 to junction 40 will be fully closed overnight for four nights from Wednesday 20 January. The southbound carriageway from junction 41 to junction 42 will be fully closed overnight for five nights from Monday 18 January. The northbound carriageway from junction 41 to junction 42 will be fully closed overnight on Thursday 21 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 36 to 37 Dodworth

The southbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for two nights for resurfacing works from Monday 18 January. The southbound entry slip road at junction 37 and the southbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for three nights for resurfacing works from Wednesday 20 January.

M1 junction 38 to 39 Denby Dale

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight for two nights for resurfacing work from Monday 18 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 bridge works for seven nights from Monday 18 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 28 Tingley

The westbound carriageway will be fully closed between the slip roads for technology works overnight on Monday 18 January. The eastbound carriageway will be fully closed between the slip roads for technology works overnight on Thursday 21 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27 Gildersome

The westbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Wednesday 20 January for technology works. And it will be closed between the slip roads for technology works overnight on the Saturday 23 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

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 18 January for five nights.

M62 junction 29 Lofthouse

The eastbound carriageway will be fully closed between the slip roads for technology works overnight on Friday 22 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, 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 22 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 five nights from Monday 18 January for resurfacing works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62/A62 junction 27 Geldered Road

The southbound A62 road will be fully closed overnight for five nights from Monday 18 January for bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

M62/A162 junction 33 Ferrybridge

The northbound and southbound A162 will be fully closed 24/7 untill May 2016 for bridge work, during which drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

A1M junction 34 to junction 35 Wadworth

The southbound side of the carriageway will be closed overnight for two nights from Thursday 21 January for barrier works. The northbound side of the carriageway will be closed overnight for two nights from Monday 18 January for barrier works. The northbound side of the carriageway will be closed between the slip roads at junction 35 overnight for three nights from Wednesday 20 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 18 January for four nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes. And the A61 Tankerlsey south bridge will be reduced to single lane for bridge works for five nights from Monday 18 January with convoy working at 10mph. Drivers will be led through the roadworks by a contractor’s vehicle in convoys. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

A64 Fulford to Askham Bryan

The eastbound and westbound side of the A road will be closed overnight for five nights from Monday 18 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 Ganton

The eastbound side of the A road between the slip roads will be closed overnight on Monday 18 January for carriageway repairs. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Pickering

The eastbound entry slip road will be closed overnight for three nights from Tuesday 19 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.

A180 Stallingborough to Pyewipe

The eastbound side of the A road will be fully closed for barrier works over night for two nights from Sunday 17 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

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