Overnight roadworks to cause disruption for South Yorkshire motorists travelling on the A1 over next three weeks

Drivers in South Yorkshire are advised to plan ahead and allow extra time for their journeys while National Highways carries out essential overnight resurfacing work for three weeks.
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Overnight works will be carried out on the on the A1 southbound between junction with the A639 (Barnsdale Bar) and junction 38 (Redhouse) for three weeks, starting on July 18.

The resurfacing of the southbound carriageway will be carried out Monday – Friday between 8pm and 6am.

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The A1 will remain open as normal during the day and throughout weekends, a National Highways spokesperson said.

They added: “Diversions will be in place taking drivers along the A6201 from Barnsdale Bar, while the work takes place. They will then join the A638 to re-join the A1 at junction 38. Local traffic will be able to access the A1 southbound from Skellow, in the east, from junction 38.”

Anyone with queries about the work visit should visit National Highways’ website at: www.nationalhighways.co.uk/YNEMaintenance telephone 0300 123 5000 or email [email protected]