M1 Live Traffic News

Live traffic reports for the M1 motorway in Eastern and Northern England. Latest travel news from official UK Traffic Delays open data sources. Travel information updated every 5 minutes.

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Live M1 Congestion News

  • M1 northbound within J13 | Northbound | Congestion | Bedfordshire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J13 and J14 . Reason : Congestion. Status : Currently Active. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:15 and 15:30 on 20 June 2019. Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
    Bedfordshire M1 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:03:29 GMT
  • M1 J23 northbound exit | Northbound | Congestion | Leicestershire

    Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J23 . Reason : Congestion. Status : Currently Active. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 20 June 2019. Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Leicestershire
    Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:02:34 GMT
  • M1 J11 southbound exit | Southbound | Congestion | Luton

    Location : The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J11 . Reason : Congestion. Status : Currently Active. Return To Normal : Normal traffic conditions are expected between 15:00 and 15:15 on 20 June 2019. Delay : There are currently delays of 10 minutes against expected traffic.
    Luton M1 Live Travel Updates
    Thu, 20 Jun 2019 14:00:36 GMT

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Northbound M1 Roadworks & Delays

  • M1 northbound between J14 and J15 | Northbound | Road Works | Milton Keynes

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J14 and J15 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 15 August 2019 to 06:00 on 16 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    Milton Keynes M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J2 and J4 | Northbound | Road Works | Greater London Authority

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J1 and J5 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 24 June 2019 to 28 June 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 28 June 2019 to 06:00 on 29 June 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 1 July 2019 to 5 July 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 5 July 2019 to 06:00 on 6 July 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Greater London Authority M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound at the Newport Pagnell services slip road between J14 and J15 | Northbound | Road Works | Milton Keynes

    Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at Newport Pagnell Services. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 August 2019 to 06:00 on 29 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Milton Keynes M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J15 and J15A | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J15 and J15A . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 24 June 2019 to 29 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J41 and J42 | Northbound | Road Works | Leeds District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J41 and J42 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 June 2019 to 05:00 on 21 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of five lanes closed.
    Leeds District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J10 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Bedfordshire

    Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J10 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 June 2019 to 05:00 on 21 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Bedfordshire M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J13 and J14 | Northbound | Road Works | Milton Keynes

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J13 and J14 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 15 August 2019 to 06:00 on 16 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Milton Keynes M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J11 and J11A | Northbound | Road Works | Luton

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J11 and J13 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 August 2019 to 05:00 on 17 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Luton M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J23 and J23A | Northbound | Road Works | Leicestershire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J23 and J23A . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Emergency roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 05:30 from 22 June 2019 to 24 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Leicestershire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J15 and J15A | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J15 and J15A . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 July 2019 to 7 July 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J42 and J43 | Northbound | Road Works | Leeds District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J42 and J44 . Lane Closures : Lane four will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 June 2019 to 06:00 on 1 July 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 28 July 2019 to 06:00 on 29 July 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 1 September 2019 to 06:00 on 2 September 2019. Schedule : From 20:00 on 22 September 2019 to 06:00 on 23 September 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of five lanes closed.
    Leeds District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J15 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J15 and J15A . Reason : Roadworks scheme is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 1 July 2019 to 06:00 on 7 July 2019.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J45 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Leeds District

    Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J45 . Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 24 June 2019 to 29 June 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Leeds District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound within J42 | Northbound | Road Works | Leeds District

    Location : The M1 northbound at junction J42 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 June 2019 to 05:00 on 21 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Leeds District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J37 and J38 | Northbound | Road Works | Barnsley District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J37 and J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 24 June 2019 to 06:00 on 25 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Barnsley District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J12 and J13 | Northbound | Road Works | Bedfordshire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J12 and J14 . Reason : Roadworks scheme. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 05:00 on 12 March 2019 to 06:00 on 21 August 2019.
    Bedfordshire M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J34 and J35 | Northbound | Road Works | Sheffield District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J34 and J36 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 21 June 2019 to 06:00 on 22 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    Sheffield District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J40 and J41 | Northbound | Road Works | Wakefield District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J40 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 2 September 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    Wakefield District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J30 and J31 | Northbound | Road Works | Rotherham District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J30 and J31 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 21 June 2019 to 06:00 on 22 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    Rotherham District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J15 and J15A | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J15 and J16 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 July 2019 to 7 July 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J40 and J41 | Northbound | Road Works | Wakefield District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J40 and J41 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 June 2019 to 05:00 on 21 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed.
    Wakefield District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J34 and J35 | Northbound | Road Works | Sheffield District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J34 and J35 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 20 June 2019 to 06:00 on 21 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed.
    Sheffield District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J12 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Bedfordshire

    Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J12 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 15 August 2019 to 05:00 on 16 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Bedfordshire M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J36 and J37 | Northbound | Road Works | Barnsley District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J36 and J38 . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 25 June 2019 to 06:00 on 26 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Barnsley District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • link road from A41 westbound to M1 northbound | Northbound | Road Works | Greater London Authority

    Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J4 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 24 June 2019 to 28 June 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 28 June 2019 to 06:00 on 29 June 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 05:30 from 1 July 2019 to 5 July 2019. Schedule : From 23:00 on 5 July 2019 to 06:00 on 6 July 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Greater London Authority M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J41 and J42 | Northbound | Road Works | Leeds District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J41 and J42 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 30 August 2019 to 06:00 on 2 September 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of five lanes closed.
    Leeds District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J13 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Bedfordshire

    Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J13 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 August 2019 to 06:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Bedfordshire M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J14 and J15 | Northbound | Road Works | Milton Keynes

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J14 and J15 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 16 August 2019 to 06:00 on 17 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Milton Keynes M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J15 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J15 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 July 2019 to 7 July 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J14 and J15 | Northbound | Road Works | Milton Keynes

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J14 and J15 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 26 June 2019 to 06:00 on 27 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
    Milton Keynes M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J33 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Rotherham District

    Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J33 . Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 00:00 on 6 July 2019 to 10:00 on 7 July 2019. Schedule : From 02:00 on 14 July 2019 to 10:00 on 14 July 2019. Schedule : From 02:00 on 6 October 2019 to 10:00 on 6 October 2019. Schedule : From 02:00 on 13 October 2019 to 10:00 on 13 October 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Rotherham District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J44 and J45 | Northbound | Road Works | Leeds District

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J44 and J46 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:30 and 06:00 from 24 June 2019 to 29 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed.
    Leeds District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J15 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J15 . Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 1 July 2019 to 4 July 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J22 and J23 | Northbound | Road Works | Leicestershire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J22 and J23 . Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:30 on 20 June 2019 to 05:00 on 21 June 2019. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 08:00 from 21 June 2019 to 23 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Leicestershire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J12 and J13 | Northbound | Road Works | Bedfordshire

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J12 and J13 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 20 August 2019 to 06:00 on 21 August 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Bedfordshire M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J14 and J15 | Northbound | Road Works | Milton Keynes

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J14 and J15 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 22:00 on 28 August 2019 to 06:00 on 29 August 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be three of four lanes closed.
    Milton Keynes M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J41 northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Leeds District

    Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J41 . Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 21:00 on 20 June 2019 to 05:00 on 21 June 2019. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed.
    Leeds District Live M1 Traffic News
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J18 northbound access | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound entry slip at junction J18 . Reason : Emergency roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : From 20:00 on 24 June 2019 to 05:00 on 25 June 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 northbound between J14 and J15 | Northbound | Road Works | Milton Keynes

    Location : The M1 northbound between junctions J14 and J15A . Lane Closures : Lanes 1, 2 and 3 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 1 July 2019 to 7 July 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    Milton Keynes M1 Live Travel Updates
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT
  • M1 J15A northbound exit | Northbound | Road Works | Northamptonshire

    Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J15A . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 22:00 and 06:00 from 4 July 2019 to 7 July 2019. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed.
    M1 Traffic Reports in Northamptonshire
    Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:29:20 GMT

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