Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 18 July 2016 to Sunday 17 July 2016

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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 Friday 15 July 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 Balbrough

The northbound entry slip road at junction 30 will be closed overnight on Monday 18 July. This is for smart motorway works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M1 junction 32 Thurcroft to junction 35a Stocksbridge

The hard shoulder is currently closed in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The northbound exit slip road at junction 35a will be closed overnight for six nights from Tuesday 19 July. The northbound exit at junction 34 will be closed overnight for five nights from Monday 18 July. The southbound entry slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight for two nights from Thursday 21 July. There will be narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit until the project is completed in winter 2016. 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 northbound carriageway will be closed from junction 39 to junction 40 for four nights from Monday 18 July. All closures are for carriageway works such as waterproofing and bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

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. The slip roads and roundabout will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 7pm and 6am, from Monday 18 July for five nights. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 26 to junction 27 Gildersome

The carriageway will be fully closed overnight on Saturday 23 July for cable works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27 Gildersome

The eastbound carriageway will be closed between the slip roads overnight on Friday 22 July. The closure 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 eastbound carriageway will be reduced to one lane for technology works overnight on Monday 18 July. The closure will take place between 9pm and 6am.

M62 junction 28 Tingley

The westbound carriageway will be fully closed between the slip roads overnight for four nights from Monday 18 July for gantry works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27 to M621 junction 1 Beeston

The clockwise link from the M62 eastbound onto the M621 will be fully closed overnight for five nights from Monday 18 July for electrical works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 1 to junction 5 Tunstall

The clockwise exit slip road and entry slip road at junction 2 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 19 July. The anticlockwise entry slip at junction 2 and the anticlockwise exit slip road at junction 2 and junction 2a will be closed overnight on Thursday 21 July. The clockwise exit slip at junction 4 and the clockwise entry slip roads at junctions 4 and 5 will be closed overnight on Friday 22 July.

The anticlockwise entry slip at junction 2 and the anticlockwise exit slip road at junction 1 will also be closed overnight on Friday 22 July. This is for sweeping litter clearance and gully works. The closure will take place between 9pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62/A162 junction 33 Ferrybridge

The A162 will be fully closed until October 2016 for bridge work. The closures will take place 24/7, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

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 autumn 2016.

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Published 15 July 2016