Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – summary for Monday 31 August to Sunday 6th September 2015

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 28 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 30 Chesterfield to junction 31 Worksop

There are currently narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The hard shoulder is also closed, and the project is due to be completed in the autumn. The southbound exit and entry slip roads at junction 31 will be closed overnight on Saturday 5 September. The northbound entry slip at junction 30 will be closed from Tuesday 1 September for four nights. The northbound and southbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane for four nights from Tuesday 1 September. 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 33 Catcliffe

The hard shoulder is currently closed in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The southbound entry slip road at junction 33 will be closed overnight on Friday 4 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M1 junction 34 Tinsley 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 southbound entry slip road at junction 34 will be closed from Wednesday 2 September for two nights. 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 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 in place until the project is completed in autumn 2015. The northbound side of the motorway will be closed between junction 41 and junction 42 for three nights from Tuesday 1 September. The southbound entry slip road at junction 42 will be closed for four nights from Tuesday 1 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M18 junction 3 Doncaster to junction 4 Doncaster

The northbound side of the motorway between junctions 3 and 4 will be closed for resurfacing works from Friday 4 September for two nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and clearly signed diversions will be in place.

M18 junction 4 Doncaster to junction 3 Doncaster

The southbound side of the motorway between junctions 4 and 3 will be closed overnight for barrier renewal works on Friday 4 September. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and clearly signed diversions will be in place.

M18 junction 5 Ings to junction 6 Thorne

The southbound side of the motorway between junctions 6 and 5 will be reduced to a single lane running overnight for four nights for bridge works from Tuesday 1 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

M18 junction 3 Doncaster

The southbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed for further works from Tuesday 1 September for three nights and Saturday 5 September for two nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M180 junction 1 Tudworth

The eastbound exit slip road will be closed for resurfacing works overnight on Tuesday 1 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M180 junction 2 Woodhouse

The eastbound entry slip road will be closed for resurfacing works from Wednesday 2 September for three nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 25 Brighouse to junction 26 Chain bar

The westbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane for technology works on Friday 4 September, 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 the project is completed in April 2016. The slip roads and roundabout at the junction will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 7pm and 6am, from Tuesday 1 September for three nights.

M621 junction 2a Cemetery Road bridge

The anticlockwise exit slip road will be closed for maintenance works on Saturday 5 September. The closures will take place between 5am and 9am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 2 Elland Road

The anticlockwise exit slip road will be closed for maintenance works on Saturday 6 September. The closures will take place between 5am and 10am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1M junction 38 Redhouse

The southbound entry slip road will be closed for resurfacing works from Tuesday 1 September for four nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1M junction 36 Warmsworth

The northbound entry slip road and southbound exit slip road will be closed for bridge works overnight on Saturday 5 September. The closures will take place between 9pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1 Barnsdale Bar to Ferrybridge (M62 junction 33)

The northbound side of the trunk road will be closed for resurfacing works from Saturday 5 September for two nights. 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 at Brocklesby will be closed until August 2016 and the eastbound entry slip road at Brocklesby will be closed until August 2016.

A64 Fulford (A19 junction)

The eastbound exit slip road and westbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed from Tuesday 1 September for four nights for carriageway improvement works on A19 roundabout. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

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