Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Monday 8 February 2016 to Sunday 14 February 2016

Summary of 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 5 February 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 five nights from Monday 8 February. The northbound entry slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight for two nights from Monday 8 February. The northbound side of the carriageway will be closed between the slip roads at junction 31 overnight for two nights from Wednesday 10 February. The northbound exit slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight on Monday 8 February. The northbound entry slip road at junction 34 will be closed overnight for two nights from Monday 8 February. The northbound side of the carriageway will be closed between the slip roads at junction 34 overnight for two nights from Thursday 11 February. The southbound entry slip road at junction 35 will be closed overnight for three nights from Wednesday 10 February. 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 side of the carriageway will reduced to a single lane between junction 39 to junction 40 overnight for four nights from Monday 8 February. The southbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed between junction 41 to junction 40 overnight for three nights from Tuesday 9 February. The southbound carriageway will be fully closed between junction 39 to junction 40 overnight on Friday 12 February. The southbound entry slip road at junction 39 will be closed overnight for three nights from Wednesday 10 February. The southbound exit slip road at junction 41 will be closed overnight on Monday 8 February. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes. The northbound carriageway will be fully closed between junction 41 to junction 42 overnight the three nights from Friday 12 February. All closures are for smart motorway works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 9am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes. The northbound carriageway will be reduced to two lanes running from junction 41 to junction 42 for two days from Saturday 13 February between 9am and 8pm for smart motorway works.

M18 junction 3 Doncaster

The southbound exit slip road at junction 3 will be closed overnight for bridge works on Monday 8 February. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 32a to junction 33

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

M62 junction 26 Chain Bar

The westbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Monday 8 February for barrier works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

M62 junction 25 to junction 26

The eastbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Wednesday 10 February for barrier works. The closures 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 8 February for five nights.

M62/A162 junction 33 Ferrybridge

The northbound and southbound A162 will be fully closed 24/7 untill May 2016 for bridge work. The closures will take place 24/7, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion route.

A1M junction 35 to junction 36 Warmsworth

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

A61 Tankersley

The A61 will be closed in both directions between Westwood to Wentworth for roundabout improvement work from Monday 8 February for four nights. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27/A62 Geldered Road

The northbound side of the A road will be fully closed overnight for three nights for bridge works from Monday 8 February. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Fulford to Askham Bryan

There will be narrow lanes eastbound and westbound and a 30mph speed limit for bridge works until the project is completed in spring 2016. The eastbound side of the A road will be fully closed overnight on Wednesday 10 February. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Pickering

The eastbound entry slip road at Pickering interchange will be fully closed overnight for two nights for carriageway repairs from Monday 8 February. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A628 Flouch to Gunn Inn

The carriageway will be fully closed overnight on Monday 8 February for resurfacing works. 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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