Press release

Planned roadworks in Yorkshire and the Humber: Weekly summary for Monday 24 November to Sunday 30 November

This news article was withdrawn on 5 December 2014

This document is no longer current

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of 21 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. The northbound exit slip at junction 30 will be closed over night on the 25 November between 8pm and 6am with 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 northbound between junction 39 and junction 40 for three nights from 28 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 24 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 24 November between 7pm and 6am, with a clearly signed diversion route.

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. From 24 to 30 November there will be a number of lane closures in place and a full closure of the M18 southbound to M1 southbound link road from 8pm to 6am on Monday 24, Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 November. A clearly signed diversion route will be in place. Traffic will be diverted northbound to junction 33 and return on the southbound carriageway.

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

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 (Ings), South Yorkshire: roundabout widening

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 0 (Thurcroft) to junction 32 (Thurcroft), South Yorkshire: technology upgrade pinch point

There will be a full closure of the M18 southbound to the M1 southbound link on the 24 November and 27 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route in place. There will be a full closure of the M18 southbound to the M1 northbound link overnight on the 26 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route in place.

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 30 and junction 31 overnight on the 26 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route. There will be a full carriageway closure westbound between junction 30 and junction 31 overnight on the 24 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route. There will be a full carriageway closure westbound between junction 31 and junction 32 overnight on the 25 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

M62 junction 26 (Chainbar) to junction 27 (Gildersome), West Yorkshire: technology work

There will be single lane running eastbound with a full closure of the junction 26 entry slip overnight on the 26 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

M62 junction 24 (AinleyTop), West Yorkshire: pavement patching

There will be a full closure between the slips westbound at junction 24 overnight on the 28 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route. There will be a full closure of the westbound exit slip for two nights on the 27 November and the 29 November between 8pm and 6am with a clearly signed diversion route.

M606 junction 1 (Chainbar) to junction 3 (Staygate), West Yorkshire: surfacing works

There will be a full carriageway closure northbound for 20 nights from the 24 November between 8pm and 6am. The work to be carried out is the renewal of the road surface, affected road markings, road studs and the traffic loops. A clearly-signed diversion route will be in operation on affected nights following the A58 from the M62 junction J26 at Chainbar roundabout, west to the A641northbound, and east on the A6036 to the M606 junction 3 at Staygate, where drivers can continue towards Bradford or join the M606 southbound carriageway.

A64 Tadcaster to Bilbrough, North Yorkshire: patching works.

There will be a full carriageway closure westbound overnight on the 24 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 30 November 2014.

A616 Woodhead, South Yorkshire: landslip works

There will be 24 hour traffic signals on the westbound carriageway until the 21 December.