Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 29 February 2016 to Sunday 6 March 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 26 February 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 carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for seven nights from Monday 29 February. The northbound entry slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 29 February. The northbound exit slip at junction 31 will be closed overnight for two nights from Thursday 3 March. The southbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane for seven nights from Monday 29 February. The southbound exit slip at junction 31 will be closed overnight for three nights from Monday 29 February. The southbound entry slip at junction 31 will be closed overnight for three nights from Thursday 3 March. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M1 junction 38 Haigh

The northbound exit slip road will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Monday 29 February for resurfacing works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 9am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M1 junction 39 Denby Dale to junction 42 (M62 interchange)

The northbound side of the carriageway will be closed between junction 39 and junction 40 overnight on Tuesday 1 March. The southbound carriageway will be closed between junction 42 and junction 41 overnight for two nights from Friday 4 March. The northbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight on Saturday 5 March. The closures will take place between 8pm and 9am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 24 to junction 25

The M62 will be reduced to a single lane on the westbound carriageway overnight for four nights from Tuesday 1 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 29 February for seven nights. There will also be a single lane on the M62 westbound carriageway for five nights from Monday 29 February for improvement works.

M62 junction 32a to junction 33

The M62 will be fully closed for five nights for bridge works from Monday 29 February. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 24

The eastbound exit slip will be closed overnight for two nights from Friday 4 March for resurfacing works. The closure 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 24/7 until May 2016 for bridge work. Drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

M18 junction 3 to junction 4 Armthorpe

The southbound exit slip road at junction 3 will be closed overnight on Monday 29 February. The southbound carriageway between junction 3 and junction 4 will be closed overnight for two nights from Tuesday 1 March. The closures are for signing works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M180 junction 3 to junction 4 Midmoor

The eastbound side of the carriageway will be closed overnight for road markings to be repainted from Monday 29 February for five nights. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M606 junction 2

The southbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight on Wednesday 2 March between the slip roads for resurfacing works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 2 to junction 1 Beeston

The anticlockwise side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight on Wednesday 2 March for resurfacing works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1M junction 36

The northbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight between the slip roads for five nights from Monday 29 February for barrier works. The closures 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 northbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight for eight nights for resurfacing works from Monday 29 February. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A61 Tankersley

The A61/A616 will be reduced to a single lane in both directions between Westwood and Wentworth for roundabout improvement work from Monday 29 February for four nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

A64 Fulford to Askham Bryan

There will be narrow lanes eastbound and westbound and a 30mph speed limit until the bridge work is completed in spring 2016.

A64 Towton to Headley Bar

The westbound side of the A road will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Monday 29 February for resurfacing. 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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Published 29 February 2016