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

Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 June 2016 to 05:00 on 1 July 2016. Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J9 and J10 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 30 June 2016 to 05:00 on 1 July 2016. Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J10 and J11 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 9 July 2016 to 11 July 2016. Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J34 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 2, 3 and 4 will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 July 2016 to 9 July 2016. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J22 and J21 . Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed. Reason : Bridge repairs are planned.

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Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 20:00 and 06:00 from 4 July 2016 to 9 July 2016. Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J21 and J22 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed. Reason : Bridge repairs are planned.

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M1 Road Projects

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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M1 Old Park Charity Toddington Parapet

We are car­ry­ing out parpa­pet replace­ments on three M1 bridges.

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