Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 17 November to Sunday 23 November

This news article was withdrawn on 25 November 2014

This news release is no longer Highways Agency activity.

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 13 November but 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 (Barlborough) to junction 31 (Aston), South Yorkshire: drainage and barrier work

The hardshoulder will be closed in both directions and there will be narrower lanes and a 50 mph speed limit over 24 hours.

M1 junction 28 to 31 and 32 to 35a, Nottinghamshire/Derbyshire/Yorkshire: Smart Motorway

Until the winter of 2016, there will be various restrictions in place to allow for the construction of the Smart Motorway. These include lane closures, speed restrictions, hard shoulder running and overnight slip road or carriageway closures.

Delays are expected on the M1 northbound at junctions 28 to 29 from 6am on Saturday 22nd November to 10am the following day due to lane closures.

This week the following overnight lane and slip road closures will be in place from approx. 8pm to 6am:

  • Monday 17 November the M1 southbound exit slip road at junction 32 will be closed
  • Wednesday 19 and Friday 21 November the northbound entry and exit slip roads on the M1 junction 28 will be closed
  • Thursday 20 November the M1 junction 28 and junction 32 northbound exit slip roads will be closed
  • Friday 21 November the northbound entry slip road at junction 31 and the northbound exit slip road at junction 32 will be closed
  • Saturday 22 November the northbound exit slip road at junction 32 and the northbound entry slip road at junction 28 will be closed
  • Sunday 23 November the M18/M1 junction1 southbound entry slip road will be closed.

All closures will have a clearly signed diversion route.

M1 junction 39 (Durkar) to junction 42 (Lofthouse), West Yorkshire: smart motorway upgrade

The hardshoulder will be closed in both directions and there will be narrower lanes and a 50mph speed limit in place over 24 hours until autumn 2015. Various other overnight slip road, lane and carriageway closures may also be in place. There will be a full carriageway closure southbound between junction 40 and junction 39 for three nights from 21 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route. There will be a full carriageway closure northbound between junction 41 and junction 42 for four nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

M1 junction 41 (Carr Gate), West Yorkshire: slip road and roundabout widening

The southbound exit slip and entry slip road will be closed for five nights from the 17 November between 7pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route. The northbound exit and entry slip road will be closed for five nights from the 17 November between 7pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

M1 junction 36 (Tankersley) to junction 37 (Dodworth), South Yorkshire: resurfacing work

The northbound entry slip road will be closed for five nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

M1 junction 37 (Dodworth) to junction 38 (Haigh), South Yorkshire: surfacing work

The southbound entry slip road will be closed for seven nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

M1 junction 36 (Tankersley) to junction 37 (Dodworth), South Yorkshire: bridge work

There will be single lane running on the southbound carriageway for five nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am.

M18 junction 2 (Wadworth) to junction 3 (St Catherines), South Yorkshire: Carriageway Widening Scheme

The hardshoulder will be closed with narrow lanes running with a 50mph speed restriction northbound and southbound over 24hrs until February 2015.

M18 junction 5 (Wadworth), South Yorkshire: Roundabout Widening Scheme

The hardshoulder will be closed with various overnight closures on the roundabout with 24/7 lane closures on the northbound entry slip and southbound exit slip until April 2015.

M18 junction 4 (Armthorpe) to junction 3 (St Catherines), South Yorkshire: Patching Work

The southbound carriageway will closed for three nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route

M62 junction 30 (Rothwell) to junction 32 (Castleford), West Yorkshire: electrical work

There will be narrow lanes with a 50mph speed restriction over 24 hours, and the hard shoulder will be closed in both directions until early 2015. There will be a full carriageway closure eastbound between junction 31 and junction 32 for overnight on the 21 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

M180 junction 3 (Midmoor) to M180 junction 2 (Woodhouse), Humberside: surfacing work

There will be a full carriageway closure westbound for five nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

A64 Whitwell Duals, North Yorkshire: road marking

There will be convoy working (speed 10mph) on the westbound carriageway for two nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am.

A64 Tadcaster to Bilbrough, North Yorkshire: patching work.

There will be a full carriageway closure westbound for six nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

A616 Stocksbridge Bypass, South Yorkshire: new roundabout installation

There will a 30mph speed limit in place 24 hours a day until November 2014.

A616 Wortley to Westwood, South Yorkshire: Pavement patching

There will be convoy working (speed 10mph) on the eastbound and westbound carriageway for five nights from the 17 November between 8pm and 6am