Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 25 July 2016 to Sunday 31 July 2016

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 22 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 to junction 31 Aston

The northbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Thursday 28 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 entry slip road at junction 35 will be closed overnight for two nights from Thursday 28 July. The northbound exit slip road at junction 35 will be closed overnight on Wednesday 27 July.

The northbound entry slip road at junction 34 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 26 July. The northbound entry slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight on Monday 25 July then for a further three nights from Wednesday 27 July. The southbound entry slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 26 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 five nights from Monday 25 July. The southbound carriageway will be closed from junction 39 to junction 40 overnight on Monday 25 July.

The southbound carriageway will be fully closed overnight for a further three nights on Friday 29 July 8pm to 9am, Saturday 30 July 8pm to 10am and Sunday 31 July 8pm to 6am between the same junctions. During the day on Saturday 30 July 9am to 8pm and Sunday 31 July 10am to 8pm the southbound carriageway between junctions 39 and 40 will be reduced to 2 lanes.

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 25 Brighouse

The westbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed between the slip roads overnight on Monday 25 July 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 25 to junction 26

The carriageway will be reduced to a single lane for technology works overnight on Tuesday 26 July. The closure will take place between 10pm 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.

The slip roads and roundabout will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 7pm and 6am, from Monday 25 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 for two nights from Saturday 30 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 for three nights from Monday 25 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 westbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane for technology works overnight for two nights from Thursday 28 July. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am.

M62 junction 28 Tingley

The westbound entry slip road will be fully closed overnight on Tuesday 26 July for technology works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 29 Lofthouse

The westbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed between the slip roads overnight on Monday 25 July 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 37 to junction 38 North Cave

The westbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight for six nights from Monday 25 July for resurfacing works.

The westbound side of the carriageway will have two lanes closed for three days for resurfacing works the closures will be in place between 7am and 7pm from Friday 29 July.

The closures will take place between 7pm and 7am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 1 to junction 7 Stourton

The clockwise exit slip roads at junction 6 and junction 7 will be closed overnight on Monday 25 July. The clockwise entry slip road at junction 1 will be closed overnight on Monday 25 July.

The clockwise exit slip road at junction 3, the clockwise entry slip road at junction 2a and the clockwise entry slip road at junction 3 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 26 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.

General enquiries

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Published 22 July 2016