Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – summary for Monday 4 January 206 to Sunday 10 January 2016

Summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week.

The summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Wednesday 30 December 2015 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 motorway will also be reduced to single lane overnight for four nights from Tuesday 5 January. 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 at junction 41 to junction 42 as part of the smart motorway scheme and a 50mph speed limit in place for this section until the project is completed in winter 2016. The northbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 39 and 40 overnight for three nights from Thursday 7 January. The southbound carriageway will be closed between junctions 41 and 42 overnight for three nights from Monday 4 January. All closures are for smart motorways works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M1 junction 36 to 37 Barnsley

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight for four nights for resurfacing work from Wednesday 6 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27 Gildersome

The eastbound entry slip road will be closed overnight for technology works on Wednesday 6 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M606 junction 0 to junction 3 Staygate

The southbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight for five nights for resurfacing works from Monday 4 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 6 Belle Isle

The clockwise exit slip road at junction 6 will be closed for routine works on Saturday 9 January. The closures will take place between 5am and 10am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M621 junction 4 Hunslet

The clockwise exit slip road at junction 4 will be closed for routine works on Sunday 10 January. The closures will take place between 5am and 10am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27 to junction 1 Beeston

The westbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed for bridge works for five nights from Monday 4 January. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, 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 completed in autumn 2016. The slip roads and roundabout will be reduced to a single lane overnight, between 7pm and 6am, from Monday 4 January for five nights.

A61 Tankersley

The A61 will be closed in both directions between Westwood roundabout and McDonald’s restaurant for roundabout improvement work from Monday 4 January for four 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. There will be a full closure eastbound and westbound side of the A road from Brocklesby to Stallingbrough overnight on Saturday 9 January. 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.

General enquiries

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