M62 junctions 27 and 28 improvement schemeRecently updated

Improving the junctions at junction 27 and junction 28 of the M62 to increase safety and reduce congestion.

Region:  North East
Start date:  Summer 2018
Cost:  TBC
Status:  PLANNED
Type:  Improvement Scheme
End date:  Spring 2019
Programme:  

Progress report

These two projects are part of the Highways England Minor Safety Improvements Programme and aim to address issues identified at junction 27 Gildersome and junction 28 Tingley of the M62.

Highways England, working in conjunction with Leeds City Council, has been working to develop these proposals which aim to improve safety and reduce congestion. The works are funded by Highways England and will be procured, supervised and delivered by Leeds City Council.

What's next?

Works are due to commence on site in Summer 2018, starting at junction 27 Gildersome, with junction 28 Tingley starting a few weeks later.

Timeline

Date Event
Summer 2018 Construction to commence
Spring 2019 Road open

Why we need this scheme

Users of the two junctions on the M62 experience significant delays, particularly during peak hours, which can result in unreliable journey times. Additionally, proposals are targeted at improving safety for road users at both junctions.

Over the past five years, junction 27 has experienced one serious and 70 minor road traffic accidents. Junction 28 has experienced one fatal, five serious and 43 minor road traffic accidents.

Aims

The improvements aim to:

  • reduce congestion by increasing road capacity
  • improve safety on our roads
  • improve traffic flows and resilience so that journeys are as reliable as possible

The scheme in detail

The works to be carried out include alterations to the existing junction layouts, providing additional lanes to the exit slip roads westbound at junction 27 (M62 and M621 exit slip roads) and junction 28 (M62 westbound exit slip road) as well as widening of the roundabouts. New road signs and markings will be installed and existing signals will be replaced and the area resurfaced.

Traffic management will need to be installed to ensure safety of the workforce and public and the speed limit on the slip roads will be reduced to 50mph.

At junction 27, there will be deep excavations which require room for the construction plant and workforce to operate. A safe clearance zone is then required to install the temporary barrier. This will mean there will be one lane running 24 hours a day until Autumn 2018. Once these works have been completed, the carriageway will return to two lanes for the remainder of the scheme. However traffic management will still be in place and the 50mph temporary speed limit will remain until the scheme is complete.

We are finalising the design for Junction 28 and more details on the traffic management will be shared here.

Partial closures will be required to complete the roundabout resurfacing works at both junctions. Full junction closures will also be needed at certain times however these will be scheduled at night time to avoid major disruption.

For more information on roadworks, check the Roadworks section below.

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Project timeline

Planned roadworks

Roadworks and Events for England

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Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J27 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 23:59 on 24 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 12:33 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J44 and J43 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 September 2018 to 19:00 on 28 September 2018. Schedule : From 06:00 on 1 October 2018 to 19:00 on 2 October 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:01 am
Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J42 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 September 2018 to 19:00 on 28 September 2018. Schedule : From 06:00 on 1 October 2018 to 19:00 on 2 October 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:01 am
Location : The M1 southbound at junction J42 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 September 2018 to 19:00 on 28 September 2018. Schedule : From 06:00 on 1 October 2018 to 19:00 on 2 October 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:01 am
Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J44 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 September 2018 to 19:00 on 28 September 2018. Schedule : From 06:00 on 1 October 2018 to 19:00 on 2 October 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:01 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J44 and J42 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 September 2018 to 19:00 on 28 September 2018. Schedule : From 06:00 on 1 October 2018 to 19:00 on 2 October 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:01 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J45 and J44 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 September 2018 to 19:00 on 28 September 2018. Schedule : From 06:00 on 1 October 2018 to 19:00 on 2 October 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 11:01 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J25 and J24 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 1 October 2018 to 06:00 on 2 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 10:41 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 September 2018 to 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 10:00 am
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J29 and J28 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 8:20 am
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J43 and J45 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 28 September 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 8:16 am
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J42 and J44 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 28 September 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 7:55 am
Location : The M1 northbound at junction J42 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 28 September 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 7:34 am
Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J42 . Lane Closures : The hard shoulder is closed. Reason : Horticultural works. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 19:00 on 28 September 2018.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 7:24 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J39 and J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 September 2018 to 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 September 2018 to 06:00 on 1 October 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 5:05 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J39 and J37 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 25 September 2018 to 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 September 2018 to 06:00 on 1 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 5:05 am
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J46 and J45 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 25 September 2018 to 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 5:05 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J27 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 5:00 am
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J30 and J31 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 September 2018 to 05:00 on 26 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 25, 2018, 4:01 am
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 20:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 7:12 pm
Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J46 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 1 October 2018 to 6 October 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 8 October 2018 to 13 October 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 15 October 2018 to 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 6:10 pm
Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J46 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 1 October 2018 to 6 October 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 8 October 2018 to 13 October 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 15 October 2018 to 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 6:10 pm
Location : The M1 southbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 1 October 2018 to 6 October 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 8 October 2018 to 13 October 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 15 October 2018 to 20 October 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 24, 2018, 6:10 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Reason : Road repairs. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There are lane closures.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 1:24 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:07 on 23 July 2018 to 06:00 on 29 November 2018.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 1:24 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction . Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 12:15 on 22 August 2018 to 20:00 on 28 September 2018.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 1:24 pm
Location : The M606 northbound. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 07:30 on 30 September 2018 to 19:00 on 30 September 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 5:10 am
Location : The M606 northbound. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 30 September 2018 to 07:30 on 30 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 23, 2018, 5:10 am
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J28 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 8 January 2019.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound exit slip at junction J7 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J7 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J7 and J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J45 and J46 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 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 20:00 on 28 September 2018 to 06:00 on 29 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J28 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 12 October 2018 to 30 December 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J46 and J45 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M1 northbound at junction J43 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 September 2018 to 06:00 on 26 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J45 and J46 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J31 and J30 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and 05:00 from 26 September 2018 to 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound at junction J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J28 and J26 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 29 September 2018.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J46 and J45 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 19:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M621 westbound entry slip at junction J6 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J46 and J45 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 26 September 2018 to 06:00 on 27 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J25 and J26 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J28 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 29 September 2018 to 20:00 on 12 October 2018.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J28 . 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 27 September 2018 to 29 September 2018. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 12 October 2018 to 30 December 2018. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound between junctions J3 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J28 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 8 January 2019.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M621 westbound between junctions J7 and J6 . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm
Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 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 21:00 on 27 September 2018 to 06:00 on 28 September 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:15 pm

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