Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 22 August 2016 to Thursday 25 August 2016

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 19 August 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. The northbound entry slip road at junction 35 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 23 August. The southbound carriageway will be fully closed from junction 33 to junction 32 and the southbound entry slip road at junction 33 overnight for four nights from Monday 22 August. The southbound exit slip road at junction 35 will be closed overnight on Monday 22 August. 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.

M18 junction 2 Wadworth to junction 5 Ings

The southbound exit slip road at junction 2 and at junction 4 and the northbound exit slip road at junction 5 will be closed overnight on Monday 22 August. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am for routine maintenance works, 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 duet to be completed in autumn. The slip roads and roundabout will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 7pm and 6am, from Monday 22 August for four nights. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 26 Chain Bar to junction 27 Gildersome

The eastbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for three nights from Monday 22 August including the eastbound exit slip road at junction 27 and the eastbound entry slip road at junction 28 which will be closed for gantry works. The closures will take place between 8pm 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. The eastbound side of the carriageway on the M62 between the slip roads at junction 33 will be fully closed overnight on Monday 22 August. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1(M) junction 41 Holmfield

The A1(M) will be closed at junction 41 between 8pm and 6am from Wednesday 24 for two nights. The works are for resurfacing. Clearly signed diversions will be in place.

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 east and westbound carriageway will be fully closed between Stallingborough to Brockelsby overnight for three nights from Tuesday 23 August. The westbound exit slip road and eastbound entry slip road at Brocklesby Interchange will be closed until autumn 2016. Drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

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Published 19 August 2016