Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 23 March to Sunday 29 March

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 19 March 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.

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

Until winter 2016 there will be various restrictions in place on the M1 between junctions 28 and 35a 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. Until March 2015 there will be various restrictions in place on the M18 between junction 0 and 2. These include lane closures, speed restrictions, hard shoulder running and overnight slip road or carriageway closures.

This week the following full overnight closures will be in place between 8pm and 6am:

  • Monday 23 March: M1 J32 northbound exit slip road, M1 J28 southbound entry slip road and A38 from McArthur Glen closed towards J28
  • Tuesday 24 March: M1 J28 southbound entry slip road; A38 from McArthur Glen closed to J28
  • Wednesday 25 March: M1 J28 southbound entry slip road; A38 J28 from McArthur Glen
  • Thursday 26 March to Sunday 29 March: M1 J28 northbound junction 28 entry slip road; A38 from Derby (at the Brambley Way junction) to J28;

Mansfield Road from South Normanton to J28.

A clearly signed diversion route will be in place.

M1 junction 30 (Barlborough) to junction 31 (Aston), South Yorkshire: Smart motorway upgrade

The hard shoulder will be closed in both directions and there will be narrower lanes and a 50 mph speed limit over 24 hours until autumn 2015.

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

The hard shoulder 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. There will be a full carriageway closure southbound between junction 39 and junction 40 for three nights from the 27 March between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

M18 junction 2 (Wadworth) to junction 3 (St Catherines), South Yorkshire: Carriageway widening scheme

The hard shoulder will be closed with narrow lanes running with a 50mph speed restriction northbound and southbound over 24hrs until March. There will be a full carriageway closure northbound and southbound between junction 2 and junction 3 for five nights from the 23 March between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

M18 junction 5 (Ings), South Yorkshire: Roundabout widening scheme

The hard shoulder will be closed with a lane 1 closure on the northbound entry and lane 2 on northbound exit until April.

M181/M180 junction 3 (Midmoor) to M181 Frodingham, Humberside: Barrier work

There will be a 24/7 lane 1 closure southbound and northbound in place until 30 March. There will be a full carriageway closure southbound overnight on the 26 March between 8pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

A162 junction 33, West Yorkshire: Patching work

The northbound entry slip road on the A162 will be closed for three nights from the 25 March between 8pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

A1M junction 38 (rehouse), South Yorkshire:Barrier work

The northbound exit and entry slip roads at junction 38 will be closed for five nights from the 23 March between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

A63 Mytongate Gyratory to Garrison Road, Humberside:Resurfacing work

There will be a full carriageway closure eastbound for five nights from the 23 March between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route. There will be a full carriageway closure westbound for five nights from the 23 March between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

A63 North Ferriby, Humberside: Drainage work

The westbound entry slip road will be closed at North Ferriby for five nights from the 23 March between 8pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

A64 Pickering to Brambling fields, North Yorkshire: Pavement patching.

There will be a full carriageway closure eastbound for five nights from the 23 March between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

General enquiries

Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000.

Media enquiries

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Published 20 March 2015