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 M1 northbound between junctions J39 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 8:03 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 8:03 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound at junction J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 8:03 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Roadside Equipment Maintenance. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 8:03 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J40 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 8:02 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J7 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 7:51 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J4 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 7:06 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J6 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 7:06 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound entry slip at junction J4 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound entry slip at junction J5 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 7 July 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 7:05 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J47 and J46 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:00 on 10 July 2020.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:12 pm
Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J47 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 23:00 on 10 July 2020.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:12 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J46 and J47 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 7 July 2020 to 06:00 on 15 July 2020.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:12 pm
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J47 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 7 July 2020 to 16:00 on 7 July 2020.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:12 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J46 and J47 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 7 July 2020 to 16:00 on 7 July 2020.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 2:12 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J43 and J44 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 9 July 2020 to 06:00 on 10 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 1:32 pm
Location : The M1 southbound at junction J44 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 9 July 2020 to 06:00 on 10 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 1:12 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J47 and J46 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 09:00 on 6 July 2020 to 23:00 on 10 July 2020.
Posted: July 6, 2020, 8:00 am
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 4, 2020, 5:03 am
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 4, 2020, 5:01 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J41 and J39 . Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 July 2020 to 06:00 on 10 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 July 2020 to 06:00 on 11 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 7 July 2020 to 06:00 on 8 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 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 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J40 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 July 2020 to 06:00 on 9 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J41 and J42 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 July 2020 to 06:00 on 9 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of five lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 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 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 July 2020 to 06:00 on 11 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J27 and J28 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 9 July 2020 to 05:00 on 10 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J29 . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 23 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 July 2020 to 06:00 on 11 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 7 July 2020 to 06:00 on 8 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M606 southbound exit slip at junction J1 to M62 West. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 July 2020 to 06:00 on 11 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J27 and J28 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 July 2020 to 06:00 on 9 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 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 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M621 westbound entry slip at junction J6 . Reason : Barrier repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 2 August 2020. Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 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 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J39 and J40 . Lane Closures : Lanes 3 and 4 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 July 2020 to 06:00 on 10 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 7 July 2020 to 06:00 on 8 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J38 and J39 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 9 July 2020 to 06:00 on 10 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 10 July 2020 to 06:00 on 11 July 2020. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 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: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound entry slip at junction J27 . Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 8 July 2020 to 06:00 on 9 July 2020.
Posted: July 3, 2020, 10:03 pm

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