M62/M606 Chain Bar InterchangeRecently updated

Proposals to improve the M62/M606 Chain Bar Interchange.

Region:  North East
Start date:  TBC
Cost:  TBC
Type:  Major Scheme
End date:  TBC
Programme:  

What impact will this have on my journey?

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Progress report

Looking for the current improvement works at this same location? View the M62 Junction 26 Chain Bar Improvement. We have been conducting a range of surveys and assessment work as follows:
  • plant and animal lifestyle and habitat (March/April 2016)
  • presence of Great Crested Newts (April 2016) - none found
  • national vegetation classification (May 2016) - to produce a classification and description of the plant communities of Britain; we focused on the ancient woodland section so we could classify types of woodland and determine how ecologically important they are
  • ancient woodland tree and shrub populations (June 2016)
  • presence of bat roosts (May to August 2016)
This information will help us fully consider the habitats found in this area. This allows us to more carefully assess possible design options for this scheme. We are also beginning discussions with experts and organisations so we can take into account their views on the options we identify.

What next?

Once we’ve worked up viable options, we’ll tell you about them and ask for your opinion. We hope to do this in early 2017. You can sign up for our email alerts to stay informed.

Timeline

Date Event
2017 TBC Public information exhibition
Early 2017 Have your say: design options consultation
TBC Make a recommendation for design to the Secretary of State for Transport
March 2020 Scheme begins construction

Why we need this scheme

People travelling around the Chain Bar Interchange area experience severe delays when travelling between Leeds and Bradford on the M62 and M606. The growth expected in housing and businesses for this region will mean more vehicles are on these roads. As such we predict that these issues will only increase in the future if we do not act.

Aims

We’re designing this improvement project to deliver greater benefits for road users and local communities, and to support the region’s economy. Once completed it will:
  • reduce queuing times at the interchange
  • make journeys safer by improving the standard and capacity of the road, which will reduce the risk of accidents
  • support economic growth by providing additional road capacity and allowing the opportunity to release additional land for development

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Planned roadworks

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Period : expect disruption until 09:00 on 22 January 2017. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J26 . Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed. Reason : Road repairs.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 7:00 pm
Period : expect disruption until 09:00 on 22 January 2017. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J26 . Lanes Closed : All lanes are closed. Reason : Road repairs.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 7:00 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J22 and J24 . Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 07:00 and 17:00 from 25 January 2017 to 26 January 2017. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J39 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J42 and J40 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Schedule : From 09:30 on 27 January 2017 to 15:30 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 northbound exit slip at junction J39 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:30 on 25 January 2017 to 06:00 on 26 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound at junction J42 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 23 January 2017 to 28 January 2017. Location : The M621 eastbound between the M62 and junction J1 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound at junction J42 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane three will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:30 and 06:00 from 23 January 2017 to 28 January 2017. Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J24 and J25 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound entry slip at junction J42 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 20:00 on 27 January 2017 to 06:00 on 28 January 2017. Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J30 and J29 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of four lanes closed. Reason : Roadside drains works are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J44 and J42 . Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 January 2017 to 19:00 on 26 January 2017. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : The hard shoulder and lane 1 will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 January 2017 to 06:00 on 26 January 2017. Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J26 and J27 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J44 and J42 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of five lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Location : The M621 westbound exit slip at junction J4 . Status : Pending. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 24 January 2017 to 06:00 on 25 January 2017. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J44 and J42 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of five lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 January 2017 to 06:00 on 23 January 2017. Location : The M62 westbound entry slip at junction J26 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J44 and J43 . Status : Pending. Schedule : From 06:00 on 26 January 2017 to 19:00 on 26 January 2017. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 January 2017 to 06:00 on 23 January 2017. Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J26 and J25 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J44 and J43 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 30 January 2017 to 4 February 2017. Location : The M62 westbound exit slip at junction J26 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 27 January 2017 to 06:00 on 28 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J39 and J38 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Location : The M62 eastbound between junctions J22 and J24 . Status : Pending. Schedule : From 07:00 on 30 January 2017 to 17:00 on 30 January 2017. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Location : The M606 southbound exit slip at junction J1 to M62 East. Status : Pending. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Schedule : From 22:00 on 25 January 2017 to 06:00 on 26 January 2017. Reason : Emergency barrier repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 22 January 2017 to 06:00 on 23 January 2017. Location : The M62 westbound between junctions J27 and J26 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 30 January 2017 to 4 February 2017. Location : The M606 northbound entry slip at junction J1 from roundabout. Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : From 21:00 on 26 January 2017 to 06:00 on 27 January 2017. Location : The M621 eastbound at junction J7 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of three lanes closed. Reason : Roadside equipment maintenance is planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 21:30 on 25 January 2017 to 06:00 on 26 January 2017. Location : The M1 southbound between junctions J42 and J40 . Lanes Closed : There will be two of four lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound entry slip at junction . Status : Pending. Lanes Closed : All lanes will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 07:00 from 23 January 2017 to 28 January 2017. Reason : Road repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane one will be closed. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 19:00 and 06:00 from 30 January 2017 to 4 February 2017. Location : The M62 eastbound exit slip at junction J26 . Lanes Closed : There will be one of two lanes closed. Reason : Road repairs are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm
Location : The M621 eastbound between the M62 and junction J1 . Status : Pending. Schedule : From 09:00 on 25 January 2017 to 12:00 on 25 January 2017. Reason : Roadworks are planned.
Posted: January 21, 2017, 1:31 pm

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