M1 junction 45 improvement scheme

Works to widen the slip roads and roundabout to increase capacity at this junction.

Region:  North East
Start date:  31 January 2017
Cost:  ÂŁ8.3 million
Status:  CURRENT
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  December 2017
Programme:  

Progress report

We will start work on this scheme on 31 January 2017. Our contractors, Interserve, will be carrying out the work on our behalf.

What next?

We’ll be widening some of the entry and exit slip roads to the roundabout at junction 45 of the M1 and adding an extra lane to the roundabout itself increasing it from 2 to 3 lanes. This will improve capacity at the junction which is a major route in and out of Leeds city centre.

We’ll need to close the road so we can carry out important bridge works, gantry installation and road surfacing.

Use our roadworks tool to check for forthcoming closures.

Timeline

Event Date
Work starts 31 January 2017
Work ends December 2017

Cyclists, horse riders, pedestrians

During the works we will extend the underpass under the M1 to Temple Newsam. We will work to make sure this underpass stays open at all times. When works are taking place on the underpass, one of our contractor Interserve’s staff will make sure you are escorted through safely.

On completion of the scheme we will have created a route for pedestrians and cyclists to cross between Pontefract Lane to the north and south of the junction, using Toucan pedestrian and cycle crossings.

Why we need the scheme

The M1 is an important north-south link. Junction 45 serves east Leeds and currently suffers from congestion, particularly at peak times. If we don’t act now, this situation will get worse.

The extra capacity will also be needed to support developments planned in this area, particularly along the East Leeds Link Road, which is part of the Aire Valley Enterprise Zone.

Aims

With this scheme, we aim to:

  • reduce existing delays
  • open up new areas for development
  • encourage economic growth and job creation

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J45 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 10:30 am
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J45 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 10:30 am
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J45 . Lane Closures : Lane two is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 15:00 on 23 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 9:00 am
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J45 and J46 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 07:00 and 19:00 from 24 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 07:00 and 19:00 from 29 May 2018 to 1 June 2018.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 7:40 am
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J45 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 24 May 2018 to 15:00 on 1 June 2018.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 7:40 am
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J45 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 10:00 on 24 May 2018 to 15:00 on 24 May 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 10:00 and 15:00 from 29 May 2018 to 1 June 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 7:40 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between the M62 and junction J1 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 23 May 2018.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 7:06 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between the M62 and junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:08 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junction J1 and the M62 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 23 May 2018.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:08 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J30 and J31 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:07 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:07 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:07 am
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound at junction J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J2A and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J2 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J1 and J2A . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J3 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound entry slip at junction J3 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:02 am
Location : The M621 eastbound entry slip at junction J2 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:01 am
Location : The M621 eastbound entry slip at junction J5 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:01 am
Location : The M621 eastbound entry slip at junction J4 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 23 May 2018 to 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 5:01 am
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J45 . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 22 May 2018 to 24 May 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2018, 1:25 am
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J45 and J46 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 25 May 2018.
Posted: May 22, 2018, 5:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J29 from M1 south. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 24 May 2018 to 06:00 on 25 May 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2018, 7:40 am
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J46 and J48 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 25 May 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 4:04 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J7 and J6 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction J1 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound entry slip at junction J3 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction J4 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J1 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J47 and J46 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 25 May 2018 to 19:00 on 1 June 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction J5 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J47 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 25 May 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J47 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 25 May 2018 to 19:00 on 1 June 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J47 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 25 May 2018 to 19:00 on 1 June 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J46 and J45 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 25 May 2018 to 19:00 on 1 June 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound entry slip at junction J6 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J47 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 25 May 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound entry slip at junction J2 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction J3 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J4 and J1 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J46 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 25 May 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction J2 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction J2A . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 29 May 2018 to 2 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 June 2018 to 9 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 11 June 2018 to 16 June 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 18 June 2018 to 23 June 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J45 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:00 on 10 May 2018 to 15:00 on 1 June 2018.
Posted: May 18, 2018, 7:27 am

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