M1/M62 Lofthouse bridge workRecently updated

We’re carrying out a programme of essential refurbishment work on Lofthouse interchange to maintain and improve the north, south, east and west bridge structures.

Region:  North East
Start date:  Friday 26 June 2020
Cost:  £2.5 million
Status:  CURRENT
Type:  Maintenance Scheme
End date:  August 2020
Programme:  

Progress report

We’re carrying out a series of repairs to the structure. This includes replacing the 20 bridge joints, five on each of the four bridges. These help the bridge to move in a controlled way when traffic passes over it and during severe weather.

We'll also be waterproofing the bridges to protect the structure and carrying out resurfacing and replacing the white lining and road studs to provide drivers with a smoother and safer journey.

This picture shows the work that will be carried out at each bridge.

View diversion route map.

What's next

We’ll need to completely close the interchange for the duration of the scheme so we can complete the work in the shortest time possible minimising disruption to regular road users. Work to close the roundabout will start on Friday 26 June and all closures will be in place by Monday 29 June.

The closure will mean that anyone wishing to travel in the following directions will need to follow a signposted diversion route:

  • M1 northbound to M62 eastbound
  • M62 eastbound to M1 southbound
  • M62 westbound to M1 northbound

The diversions will require vehicles to travel to the next junction and back to the junction to use the free-flowing link road. These don’t require you to use the roundabout itself and will all remain open throughout the duration of the work.

This programme has been developed to minimise disruption and optimise resource providing long-term stability, greater lifespan and reducing the need for delays and lane closures for repairs in the future.

Timeline

Date Event
June 2020 Work starts
August 2020 Work completes

Why we need this scheme

The structure opened in December 1970 and carries 45,000 vehicles per day, it’s a crucial intersection of connecting east, west, south and north as well as crucial support for our economy.

We’re carrying out a series of repairs to the concrete bridge deck ends, waterproofing course, expansion joints and surfacing to create a safe, reliable journey for road users.

Aims

This programme has been developed to minimise disruption and optimise resource providing long-term stability, greater lifespan and reducing the need for less delays and lane closures for repairs in the future.

When complete the scheme will create a safer, more reliable and smoother journey for road users.

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Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 21:00 on 8 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 12:31 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J28 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 8:05 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J7 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 August 2020 to 09:00 on 9 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 21 August 2020 to 13:00 on 22 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 August 2020 to 06:00 on 23 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 8:00 am
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 08:09 on 8 August 2020 to 15:30 on 8 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 7:10 am
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at Woolley Edge Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J38 and J39 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 northbound at junction J38 . 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 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J39 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J39 and J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 southbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 northbound. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J40 and J39 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2, 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at Woolley Edge Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J37 and J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M1 southbound at junction J39 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 8 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 06:05 on 8 August 2020 to 06:00 on 26 August 2020.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:06 am
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 9 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one is closed. Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 18:00 on 8 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There is one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 7 August 2020 to 10 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 8, 2020, 4:31 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 August 2020 to 09:00 on 9 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 9:50 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 August 2020 to 09:00 on 9 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 9:50 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J2 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 August 2020 to 06:00 on 13 October 2020.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 9:50 pm
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J3 and J1 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 22:00 on 7 August 2020 to 06:00 on 8 October 2020.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 9:01 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J7 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 18:00 on 9 August 2020 to 06:00 on 15 August 2020. Schedule : From 18:00 on 16 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 October 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:02 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J31 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 12 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 12:40 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J1 and J2A . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 13:00 from 14 August 2020 to 16 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 11:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J2 and J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 13:00 from 14 August 2020 to 16 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 11:03 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J3 and J2 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 14 August 2020 to 13:00 on 15 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 15 August 2020 to 06:00 on 16 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 11:03 am
Location : The M621 eastbound at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 13:00 from 14 August 2020 to 16 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 11:03 am
Location : The M621 westbound at junction J3 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 14 August 2020 to 13:00 on 15 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 15 August 2020 to 06:00 on 16 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 11:03 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J2A and J1 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 14 August 2020 to 13:00 on 15 August 2020. Schedule : From 20:00 on 15 August 2020 to 06:00 on 16 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 11:03 am
Location : The M621 westbound entry slip at junction J7 . Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:40 am
Location : The M621 westbound entry slip at junction J6 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 14 October 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:40 am
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J7 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 7:40 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 5:02 am
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J29 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 02:14 on 7 August 2020 to 06:00 on 23 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: August 7, 2020, 1:20 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J31 and J30 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 8:11 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J30 and J31 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 13 August 2020 to 06:00 on 14 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 8:11 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 August 2020 to 06:00 on 12 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:00 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 12 August 2020 to 06:00 on 13 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:00 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 11 August 2020 to 06:00 on 12 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:00 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 August 2020 to 06:00 on 11 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 1:00 pm
Location : The M1 northbound at junction J42 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 August 2020.
Posted: August 6, 2020, 6:53 am
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 12 August 2020 to 05:00 on 13 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:11 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 12 August 2020 to 05:00 on 13 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:11 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 12 August 2020 to 05:00 on 13 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 7:11 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J35A and J39 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 10 August 2020 to 15:00 on 10 August 2020. Schedule : From 12:00 on 11 August 2020 to 15:00 on 11 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:00 and 15:00 from 12 August 2020 to 14 August 2020.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 1:42 pm
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 5:42 am
Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 5:42 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J39 and J37 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 10 August 2020 to 15 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 5, 2020, 5:42 am
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 11 August 2020 to 15:00 on 11 August 2020.
Posted: August 4, 2020, 12:12 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J32 . 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 10 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: August 3, 2020, 7:24 pm
Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J42 and J43 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 8 August 2020 to 06:00 on 9 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 1, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The A1M southbound between junctions J43 and J42 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 8 August 2020 to 06:00 on 9 August 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: August 1, 2020, 6:12 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 06:00 from 14 August 2020 to 17 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 17 August 2020 to 22 August 2020. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 24 August 2020 to 26 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 8:12 pm
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J29 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:29 pm
Location : The M1 southbound at junction J42 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:29 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J29 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 August 2020.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:29 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J29 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 24 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:28 pm
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J42 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 22 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:27 pm
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J42 For M62 East. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 24 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 31, 2020, 12:27 pm

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