M18 junction 1 to junction 7 resurfacingRecently updated

Work to resurface sections of the M18 at various locations between junctions 1 and 7 to provide a smoother surface and a safer journey for all road users. Other work includes new road markings, replacing road studs and replacing traffic technology loops.

Region:  North East
Start date:   8 July 2019
Cost:  ¬£2 million
Status:  CURRENT
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  16 December 2019
Programme:  

Progress report

We are planning a range of maintenance and renewals work along the M18 between junction 1 (Bramley) and junction 7 (for M62) and the M18 to M1 J32 Link Roads, between October and December.

This includes the following activities:

  • Renewing existing verge side safety barrier
  • Installing new sections of verge side safety barrier
  • Replacing illuminated signage at junctions 1-6 (slip roads and roundabouts)
  • Replacing advanced directional signage on the M18 junction 6, northbound
  • Replacing verge marker posts on the M18 between junctions 7 and 5, southbound
  • Road resurfacing between junction 2 and junction 1, southbound
  • Replacing existing road studs between junctions 1 and 7
  • Replacing bridge joints at Wadworth bridge (junction 2)

Following completion of these works, a further phase of safety barrier and drainage renewal work will commence in March 2020, predominantly on the link road between the M18 and the M1 junction 32 and on the M18 between junction 2 and 3, in both directions. Details regarding this work will be available nearer the time.

What's next

To carry out the work safely and to minimise disruption to road users as much as possible a variety of traffic management will be required at different times to complete the different activities and this includes the following:

  • Hard shoulder closures
  • Lane closures
  • Narrow lanes and temporary speed restrictions
  • Full overnight closures

The work will be carried out overnight from Monday to Friday. For information on road closures, check the roadworks feed below.

For any full road closure, a fully signed diversion route will be in place and only one direction of the carriageway will be closed at any one time. Diversion routes have been agreed in advance with the relevant Local Authority and the Police, and have been selected with both safety and suitability in mind and the shortest available route.

During the day we will keep the carriageway open as usual. For information on road closures check the roadworks calendar.

Timeline

Date Event
Mid-October 2019 First phase of barrier, resurfacing and road stud work begins
November 2019 Bridge work begins
December 2019 Work completed

Why we need this scheme

We’re planning a range of improvements along this route as part of our £80 million investment in Yorkshire and the Humber. This includes renewing existing safety barriers, installing some sections of new barrier, replacing illuminated and directional signage, resurfacing and replacing existing road studs to create a safer journey with increased visibility for road users.

We’re also replacing the existing bridge joints to strengthen Wadworth Bridge and renewing several electronic overhead gantry signs along the route.

This follows our £2 million investment carried out between July and September to resurface sections of the 26-mile motorway, renew road markings and reflective road studs.

Aims

The aims of this scheme are to provide:

  • drivers with a safer journey
  • increase visibility

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The M18 northbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 22:00 on 4 October 2019 to 20:00 on 1 November 2019.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M18 southbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 9 October 2019 to 20:00 on 1 November 2019.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M18 northbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 16 October 2019.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M18 northbound exit slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 26 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M180 westbound between junction J2 and the M18 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 24 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M18 northbound entry slip at junction J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 26 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M18 northbound between junctions J5 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 16 October 2019 to 06:00 on 17 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M18 southbound between junctions J7 and J5 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 17 October 2019.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:05 pm
Location : The M18 southbound exit slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 5:05 am
Location : The M18 southbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 26 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 5:05 am
Location : The M18 northbound exit slip at junction J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 5:04 am
Location : The A1M southbound exit slip at junction J35 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 5:04 am
Location : The A1M northbound exit slip at junction J35 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 5:04 am
Location : The M18 southbound between junctions J2 and J1 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 15 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 26 October 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: October 16, 2019, 4:12 am
Location : The A1 southbound between the A639 and the junction with the A638 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 9:04 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J37 and J38 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 9:04 pm
Location : The A1 northbound between the A638 and the junction with the A639 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 16 October 2019 to 19 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 9:04 pm
Location : The M18 southbound at junction J5 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 October 2019 to 06:00 on 23 October 2019.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 7:13 pm
Location : The M18 southbound between junctions J5 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 October 2019 to 06:00 on 23 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 7:13 pm
Location : The M180 eastbound between junctions J2 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 22 October 2019 to 15:30 on 22 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The M180 westbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:30 on 22 October 2019 to 15:30 on 22 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A1M southbound between junctions J37 and J36 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 October 2019 to 06:00 on 18 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J36 and J37 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 17 October 2019 to 06:00 on 18 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm
Location : The M18 northbound between junctions J1 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 21 October 2019 to 26 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: October 15, 2019, 4:20 pm

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