Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 21 March 2016 to Sunday 27 March

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 18 March 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 30 to junction 31 Aston

The northbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Monday 21 March. The northbound entry slip road at junction 30 will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March. The southbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Wednesday 23 March. The southbound exit slip road will be closed overnight on Wednesday 23 March. The closures are for works on the smart motorways. 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 carriageway between the slip roads at junction 34 will be closed overnight on Monday 21 March. The southbound carriageway will be reduced to single lane overnight on Monday 21 March. The southbound exit slip road at junction 34 will be closed overnight on Monday 21 March. 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 entry slip road at junction 39 will be closed overnight on Wednesday 23 March. The northbound carriageway will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March. 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 22 to junction 23 Outlane

The eastbound carriageway on the M62 will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Monday 21 March for resurfacing works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am. The westbound carriageway will be reduced to single lane and the entry slip road at junction 23 will be closed for two nights from Tuesday 22 March for resurfacing works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 24 Ainley top

The westbound entry slip road at junction 24 will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March for carriageway repairs. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 24 to junction 25

The eastbound M62 will be reduced to a single lane for three nights from Monday 21 March for bridge works. The closure 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 21 March for three nights. The westbound carriageway on the M62 will also be reduced to a single lane for three nights from Monday 21 March for improvement works.

M62 junction 27 Geldered Road

The eastbound entry slip road at junction 27 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 22 March 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 30 to junction 31 Normanton

The westbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Wednesday 23 March for bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am. The eastbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane for three nights from Monday 21 March for bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

M62 junction 33 to junction 34 Whitley

The eastbound side of the carriageway will be closed overnight for two nights from Monday 21 March for road markings to be repainted. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 34 to junction 36 Airymn

Lane 3 will be closed on both sides of the carriageway for just over 7 miles with a 50mph speed limit until April 2017 for barrier works. The closures are in place 24/7.

M62/A162 junction 33 Ferrybridge

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

M180 junction 2 Woodhouse

The eastbound exit slip road at junction 2 will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March for carriageway works. The closure 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 three nights for bridge works from Monday 21 March. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1M junction 37 Marr

The northbound entry slip road at junction 37 will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March for barrier works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1 Barnsdale Bar to Ferrybridge

The northbound side of the A road will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March for resurfacing works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Fulford to Askham Bryan

There will be narrow lanes eastbound and westbound and a 30mph speed limit until the project is completed in spring 2016. The westbound side of the A road will be fully closed overnight on Monday 21 March for bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Grimston to Hopgrove

The eastbound side of the A road will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March for carriageway repairs. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A628 Flouch to Gunn Inn

There will be convoy works east and westbound for three nights from Monday 21 March for pavement patching works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

A631 Tinsley Viaduct

The northbound carriageway will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Monday 21 March for kerb 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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