Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber – summary for Monday 7 September to Sunday 13 September 2015

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 4 September 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 northbound entry slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight on Friday 11 September. The southbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane for five nights from Tuesday 8 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 M18 southbound link to the M1 northbound link will be closed for three nights from Wednesday 9 September. The northbound side of the motorway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Friday 11 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 and exit slip roads at junction 35 will be closed overnight on Sunday 13 September. 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 to junction 42 for three nights from Friday 11 September. The southbound entry slip road at junction 39 and the northbound entry slip road at junction 40 will be closed overnight on Friday 11 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

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 Thursday 10 September. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and clearly signed diversions will be in place.

M18 Junction 2 Doncaster

The southbound exit slip road will be closed for four nights for resurfacing works from Wednesday 9 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

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

M180 Junction 3 Midmoor to Junction 4 Broughton

The westbound side of the motorway will be closed for six nights for resurfacing works from Monday 7 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 Junction 30 Rothwell

The eastbound exit slip road will be closed overnight on Monday 7 September. The eastbound entry slip road will be closed overnight on Tuesday 8 September. The westbound exit slip road will be closed overnight on Wednesday 9 September and the westbound entry slip road will be closed overnight on Thursday 10 September. The closures are for lighting works and will be in 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 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 Monday 7 September for five nights.

M621 Junction 4 Hunslet

The clockwise entry slip road will be closed for maintenance works on Sunday 13 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 clockwise exit slip road will be closed for maintenance works on Saturday 12 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 northbound exit and entry slip road will be closed for resurfacing works for four nights from Monday 7 September. 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 12 September. The closures will take place between 9pm 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 at Brocklesby will be closed until August 2016. The eastbound side of the carriageway from Harbrough roundabout to Eastfield Road will be closed overnight on the Saturday 12 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A63 Brighton Street

The eastbound exit slip road will be closed overnight for safety improvements on Monday 7 September. The westbound exit slip road will be closed overnight for safety improvements on Tuesday 8 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Askham Bryan

The westbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed for pavement patching on Monday 7 September. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

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