M1 junctions 32 to 35a

Improving the M1 by making it a smart motorway between junctions 32 and 35a.

Region:  North East
Start date:  January 2015
Cost:  ¬£106.1 million
Status:  COMPLETED
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  March 2017
Programme:  Smart motorways

Progress report

The M1 smart motorway from junction 32 to 35a is now operational and open to traffic. We have some scheduled maintenance planned over the coming months, which includes minor resurfacing works and installing further roadside technology along this section of the motorway. We'll undertake these activities overnight to keep any disruption to a minimum.

Timeline

Date Event
October 2010 Spending review: scheme to be prepared for construction by 2016
March 2012 Start of construction confirmed for 2013/14, subject to statutory processes
June 2013 Start of preparatory scheme to replace central reserve barrier
December 2013 Preparatory scheme ends
February 2015 Construction begins
Winter 2016-17 Construction ends

Why we need this scheme

The M1 in South Yorkshire is an important route for regional and international traffic. The section between junction 32 (M18) and junction 35 (A616) carries more than 110,000 vehicles each day and suffers from congestion and delay at peak times.

Aims

This project will relieve congestion and smooth the flow of the traffic, improving safety and journey times. These benefits will also support economic development in the region.

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Planned roadworks

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Location : The M18 slip road to the M1 northbound . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadside Drains Works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 26 May 2020.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The M18 slip road to the M1 northbound . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 23:00 on 22 May 2020 to 06:00 on 23 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 1 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 1 June 2020 to 6 June 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: May 23, 2020, 3:55 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J37 and J36 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 29 May 2020 to 06:00 on 30 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 8:12 pm
Location : The A61 southbound between the junctions with the M1 and the A616 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 1 June 2020 to 5 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 2:31 pm
Location : The A616 westbound between the junctions with the M1 and the A61 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 1 June 2020 to 5 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 2:31 pm
Location : The A616 westbound between the junctions with the A61 and the A629 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 1 June 2020 to 5 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 2:31 pm
Location : The A61 northbound between the junctions with the A616 and the M1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 1 June 2020 to 5 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 2:31 pm
Location : The A616 eastbound between the junctions with the A61 and the M1 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 1 June 2020 to 5 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 2:31 pm
Location : The A616 eastbound between the junctions with the A629 and the A61 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 26 May 2020 to 29 May 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 1 June 2020 to 5 June 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 17:00 from 8 June 2020 to 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 2:31 pm
Location : The A616 westbound between the junctions with the A61 and the A629 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:00 on 22 May 2020 to 17:00 on 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:01 am
Location : The A616 eastbound between the junctions with the A629 and the A61 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:00 on 22 May 2020 to 17:00 on 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:01 am
Location : The A61 southbound between the junctions with the M1 and the A616 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:00 on 22 May 2020 to 17:00 on 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:01 am
Location : The A61 northbound between the junctions with the A616 and the M1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 10:00 on 22 May 2020 to 17:00 on 12 June 2020.
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:01 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J33 and J32 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 May 2020 to 06:00 on 29 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J34 and J33 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 May 2020 to 06:00 on 29 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:12 pm
Location : The M1 southbound at junction J33 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 May 2020 to 06:00 on 29 May 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:12 pm

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