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

Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J42 and J40 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 20:03 on 11 January 2018 to 06:00 on 17 February 2018.

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Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J23A and J23 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 15 January 2018 to 06:00 on 5 February 2018.

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Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J13 and J12 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency gantry construction is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 19 January 2018 to 21 January 2018. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.

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Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J38 and J37 . Lane Closures : Lane three is closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : expect disruption until 20:00 on 26 January 2018. Lanes Closed : There is one of four lanes closed.

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Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J38 and J37 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 21:00 on 3 January 2018 to 06:00 on 27 January 2018.

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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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