M1 | West Yorkshire | Lane Restrictions | Long Delays 30 minutes
The M1 currently has delays of at least 30
minutes from J39 to J38, covering several miles of the southbound
carriageway. The delays are due to a vehicle fire with lane 1 (of 3) closed
and Highways England has resources deployed working hard to restore normal
conditions as soon as possible.
For traffic approaching the delays locally, you are advised to expect
disruption with extra journey time and you may wish to re-route or delay your
If travelling towards this area from much farther afield, you may wish to
change your strategic route, allow extra travel time and follow guidance from
our on-road variable message signs and media.
Further incident information is available from Highways England by visiting
our www.trafficengland.com website and travel apps, or via our @HighwaysYORKS
regional twitter feed. Our 24/7 contact centre team is also available to
provide up to the minute information on 0300 123 5000.
Highways England has been working closely with our emergency services
colleagues Durham Police, who led the response to this incident.
Last updated on: 31/05/2019 17:01