M1

The M1 is a north-south arte­r­ial route stretch­ing the 193.6 miles between Lon­don to the north of Eng­land at Leeds.

The first sec­tion of the M1 opened in Novem­ber 1959 and boasted the first motor­way ser­vice area at Wat­ford Gap, or the Blue Boar as it was known at the time.

The M1 was extended south into Lon­don in 1977 and north of the M62 to Aber­ford at the A1(M) in 1999. It now links a num­ber of major cen­tres includ­ing Luton, Leices­ter, Derby, Not­ting­ham and Sheffield.

M1 Traffic Information

Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 28 April 2017. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 3 are closed. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J12 and J11 . Lanes Closed : There are two of three lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

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Period : expect disruption until 05:00 on 28 April 2017. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder, lanes 1 and 3 are closed. Location : The M1 southbound at junction J11 . Lanes Closed : There are two of four lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 1 September 2016 to 05:00 on 2 September 2016. Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J11 . Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.

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Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at Tibshelf Services. Status : Pending. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 12 September 2016 to 17 September 2016. Reason : Roadworks are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 August 2016 to 06:00 on 31 August 2016. Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J35 . Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

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M1 Road Projects

M1 southbound & northbound junction 21- junction 20 resurfacing

We will be car­ry­ing out essen­tial main­te­nance on the M1 motor­way in both direc­tions between Leices­ter and Lut­ter­worth through Leicestershire.

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M1 Northbound and A52 Westbound Carriageway at Junction 25 Resurfacing

We are car­ry­ing out works to replace worn out sec­tions of the car­riage­way as well as improv­ing the exist­ing road mark­ings and pro­vid­ing new improved signs

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M1 Leicester Forest East New Overbridge

Con­struc­tion of a new bridge over the M1 north of junc­tion 21 and south of the Leices­ter For­est East Ser­vice Station.

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M1 Junctions 19 to 16: All Lane Running

Con­ver­sion of the hard shoul­der into a run­ning lane on a stretch of the M1 junc­tion 19–16.

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