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Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: summary for Tuesday 29 March 2016 to Sunday 3 April

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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 Tuesday 29 March 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 30 to junction 31 Aston

The southbound entry slip road at junction 31 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 29 March. The closures are for works on the smart motorways. 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 35a Stocksbridge

The hard shoulder is currently closed in both directions as part of the smart motorway scheme. The northbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for two nights on Wednesday 30 March. The southbound exit slip road at junction 32 will be closed overnight for two nights on Thursday 31 March. There will be narrow lanes and a 50mph speed limit until the project is completed in winter 2016. 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 southbound entry slip road at junction 41 will be closed overnight on Tuesday 29 March. The southbound carriageway between junction 39 and junction 40 will be closed overnight on Friday 1 April. The northbound carriageway between junction 39 and junction 40 will be closed overnight for two nights from Friday 1 April. All closures are for carriageway works such as waterproofing and bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M1 junction 37 to junction 38 Haigh

The northbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Tuesday 29 March and then for a further two nights on Thursday 31 March. The northbound entry slip road at junction 37 will be closed overnight on Wednesday 30 March. This is for carriageway repairs. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 22 to junction 23 Outlane

The westbound carriageway of the M62 will be reduced to a single lane overnight for four nights from Tuesday 29 March for resurfacing works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am. The eastbound entry slip road at junction 22 will be fully closed and there eastbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane for four nights from Tuesday 29 March. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 24 Ainley top

The westbound entry slip road at junction 24 will be fully closed overnight for four nights from Tuesday 29 March for carriageway repairs. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 24 to junction 25

The eastbound M62 between junctions 24 and 25 will be reduced to a single lane for three nights from Tuesday 29 March for bridge works. The westbound carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight on Tuesday 29 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 Tuesday 29 March for six nights.

M62 junction 30 to junction 31 Normanton

The westbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for five nights from Tuesday 29 March for bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am.

M62 junction 31 Normanton

The eastbound entry slip road will be closed overnight on Saturday 2 April for tree works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 34 to junction 36 Airymn

Lane 3 of the M62 will be closed for just over 7 miles with a 50mph speed limit on both the eastbound and westbound carriageways until April 2017 for barrier works. The closures are in place 24/7.

M62 junction 37 Howden

The westbound entry and exit slip roads at junction 37 will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Tuesday 29 March for carriageway repairs. The closures 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.

M180 junction 1 Tudworth

The westbound entry slip road will be fully closed overnight for two nights for electrical works from Wednesday 30 March. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M180 junction 2 Woodhouse

The eastbound exit slip road at junction 2 will be closed overnight for two nights from Tuesday 29 March for carriageway 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 Broughton

The eastbound side of the carriageway will be fully closed overnight for four nights from Tuesday 29 March for carriageway works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

M62 junction 27 to M621 junction 1 Beeston

The anticlockwise carriageway will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Wednesday 30 March for electrical works. The closure will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1 Barnsdale Bar to Ferrybridge

The northbound A road will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Tuesday 29 March for resurfacing works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A1 junction 36 to junction 37

The hard shoulder is currently closed northbound over the River Don for repairs to the bridge barrier. To allow the repairs to be carried out safely, the northbound side of the carriageway will be reduced to a single lane overnight for three nights from Tuesday 29 March. 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 project is completed in spring 2016. The westbound side of the A road will be fully closed overnight for three nights from Saturday 2 April bridge works. The eastbound side of the A road will be fully closed overnight on Wednesday 30 March and then again for three nights from Saturday 2 April bridge works. The closures will take place between 8pm and 6am, and drivers will be able to follow clearly signed diversion routes.

A64 Grimston

The westbound entry slip road will be fully closed overnight for two nights from Wednesday 30 March for carriageway repairs. 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 30 March 2016