M1 traffic: Rush hour queues forming from M18 near Sheffield as lanes blocked by broken down HGV

Two lanes on the M1 southbound have been closed near Sheffield, causing queues to form from junction 32 on the M18.

Friday, 29th October 2021, 8:55 am

National Highways Yorkshire has said traffic officers are on the scene attending to a broken down HGV in lane three on the M1 southbound between junction 31 for Aston and junction 30 for Barlborough.

They have closed lanes three and four on the motorway, causing queues to form from the M18.

Recovery is due shortly, according to National Highways.

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The M1 southbound sliproad at Woodall Services was also been closed due to a broken down lorry, causing heavy traffic between junctions 31 and 30 near Sheffield and Worksop.

Queues are forming on the M18, according to National Highways Yorkshire, as two lanes have been closed between junction 31 for Aston and 30 for Barlborough on the M1 southbound near Sheffield.

There was another incident on the M1 near Woodall Services this week, when a lorry crashed through a safety barrier and down an embankment on Tuesday.

It caused huge tailbacks and severe delays, closing the motorway between junctions 31 and 30.

There was another collision in a similar spot on Sunday, October 24, when a car landed on its roof after a six-vehicle crash.