Luton road closures: 7 to watch out for this week

Two are expected to cause delays of up to half an hour

By Joseph Hook, data reporter
Monday, 6th June 2022, 4:58 pm

Luton's motorists will have seven road closures to avoid nearby on the National Highways network this week.

And two of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with drivers facing waits of between 10 and 30 minutes.

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that seven closures are due to start this week:

Road closed sign

• M1, from 10pm June 6 to 5am June 7, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 southbound,, junction 10 to junction 9 - Lane closure for communications on behalf of Ringway.

• M1, from 10pm June 6 to 5am June 7, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 southbound,, junction 11 to junction 10 - Lane closure for Horticulture (Cutting and Planting) on behalf of Ringway.

• A1081, from 10pm June 7 to 5am June 8, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M1 southbound, junction 11 - carriageway closure/ Lane closure for communications on behalf of Ringway.

• M1, from 10pm June 7 to 5am June 8, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 southbound, junction 11 to junction 10 hard shoulder closure due to white lining/road marking works on behalf of Ringway.

• M1, from 10pm June 9 to 5am June 11, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound, junction 10 to junction 11 lane closure due to barrier/fence safety repair works on behalf of Ringway.

• M1, from 9.30am to 4pm on June 13, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound, junction 12 to junction 13 hard shoulder closure due to horticulture - cutting and planting works on behalf of Ringway.

• A5, from 10pm June 13 to 5am August 27, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A5 northbound and southbound, M1 J11A Eastern Roundabout to A5 Thorn Road Roundabout, carriageway closure for carriageway - Reconstruction/Renewal on behalf of Waterman Aspen.

National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.