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Steel and concrete for old rope on M1 safety roll out

12/07/2024

Work to upgrade central reservation safety barrier on a stretch of the M1 in West Yorkshire will move to its second phase next month.

Weekend closures in place to save Crick Bridge

18/06/2024

Four consecutive weekend carriageway closures on the M1 in the East Midlands will begin on Friday as National Highways begins essential work to protect the Junction 18 Crick Bridge.

SRN air quality battle hits new barrier

25/09/2023

A dispute has broken out between National Highways and the suppliers of a roadside barrier with a coating designed to tackle toxic air pollution that was trialled on the strategic road network.

M1 smart motorway to get another 12 emergency areas

31/05/2023

National Highways will begin work in June to add 12 emergency areas on an all lane running smart motorway stretch of the M1 in South Yorkshire.

Two new sections of smart motorway open

06/12/2022

National Highways has fully opened two new stretches of all lane running (ALR) smart motorway, including completion of a 32-mile section of the M4.

'World first' barrier to protect M1 bridge

20/09/2022

In what is said to be a world first, one of the UK’s oldest motorway footbridges has been given increased protection with a new concrete barrier providing the highest containment level from the lowest working width.

'Minimal' environmental impacts vary between junction upgrade options

04/11/2021

National Highways has put forward three options to improve the M1/M62 Lofthouse interchange near Leeds for public consultation.

M1-A6 link gets £33m Govt cash after council battle subsides

20/10/2021

Ministers have finally released £33m of Local Growth Fund cash for a new road linking the M1 near Luton to the A6.

M1 smart motorway 'will ease congestion'

14/09/2021

National Highways is continuing work to convert a new section of the M1 to an all lane running smart motorway which will link to a section of smart motorway that has been found to have increased journey times.

Injuries increase on smart motorway scheme

08/09/2021

A new report on a smart motorway section of the M1 has revealed that the absolute number of personal injury collisions rose during the last two years of the period studied to a level higher than the annual average before the scheme opened.

£40m link road job up for grabs

16/08/2019

Central Bedfordshire Council is looking for a contractor to build a new ink road between the A6 north of Luton and the M1.

Highways England 'ready' for drone threat

11/02/2019

Highways England has insisted that it has robust processes to deal with individuals deliberately disrupting the strategic road network (SRN) and other unplanned events following the Gatwick drone incident.

Highways England to start £373m smart motorway scheme

12/07/2018

A £373m scheme to upgrade a 23-mile section of the M1 to an all lane running smart motorway is to start next month.

New project manager for McCann

27/09/2016

Leading construction firm McCann has appointed Andy Cunnington as project manager to work on the M1 smart motorway upgrade.

Bridges to be demolished as part of A5-M1 Link scheme

02/09/2016

Two bridges over the M1 near Dunstable will be demolished this month as Highways England progresses with work on the £162 million A5-M1 Link scheme.

Video shows work to create new M1 bridges

20/05/2016

A timelapse video showing giant steel beams being lifted into place over the M1 near Dunstable has been released by Highways England.

Smart motorway goes live on M1

04/04/2016

The final phase of a £205 million upgrade of the M1 to a smart motorway between the East Midlands and South Yorkshire has gone live.

Bridge beams to be lifted into place over M1

14/03/2016

Thirty-eight giant steel bridge beams will be lifted into place over the M1 near Dunstable during March and April as part of a £162 million road project to boost Bedfordshire’s economy.

Final phase of £120m smart motorway goes live

01/02/2016

The final phase of a new £120 million smart motorway has gone live on the M1 near Wakefield.    

Great crested newts found on M1

10/12/2015

Large numbers of great crested newts have been found on the M1 smart motorway scheme.

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