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

On the M1 southbound between junctions J19 and J18, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks closing one lane. Expect disruption until 5:00 am on 31 May 2015.

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On the M1 southbound between junctions J19 and J18, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks closing one lane, from 10 pm on 1 June 2014 to 5 am on 31 May 2015.

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On the M1 southbound between junctions J29 and J28, there are currently delays of 10 mins due to roadworks . Expect disruption until 5:00 am on 11 May 2015.

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On the M1 southbound between junctions J29 and J28, expect delays of up to 10 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 10 pm on 11 November 2013 to 5 am on 11 May 2015.

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On the M1 southbound between junctions J31 and J30, expect delays of up to 30 mins at peak times due to roadworks , from 9:15 am on 21 February 2014 to 12 am on 7 April 2016.

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M1 Road Projects

M1 Junction 19-16 Central Reserve Barrier Renewal Works

Con­struc­tion of a cen­tral reserve rigid con­crete bar­rier on the M1between junc­tions 19 and 16 to replace the exist­ing steel barrier.

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M1 Junction 21 to 22 Northbound Resurfacing

We are car­ry­ing out resur­fac­ing and asso­ci­ated white lin­ing, studs renewal works to the car­riage­way between junc­tions 22 to 23 of the M1.

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M1 Grange Park Beam Painting

We will be repaint­ing the bridge beams at M1 Junc­tion 15, Grange Park, Northampton.

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M1 Junction 16 and 17 Improvement

Works to install a retain­ing wall and safety bar­rier, renew the drainage and recon­struct hard shoul­der and embank­ment on the M1 junc­tions 16 to 17.

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A631T/M1 Junction 34 Tinsley and South Roundabouts Recabling Works

Cabling works at Tins­ley north and south round­abouts, at both ends of Tins­ley Viaduct at M1 junc­tion 34

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