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M1 Traffic News
M1 (N)

Other Unplanned 1.3m NE of
Watford

Near Berrygrove Roundabout

M1 (N)

Overturned Vehicle 2m NE of
Watford

J5 & J6

M1 (N)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 2m NE of
Luton

Near Pepperstock Roundabout

M1 Roadworks
M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.6m NE of
Castle Donnington

J24 Exit

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.1m NE of
Hendon

J2 & J1

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Watford

J6 & J5

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.3m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.5m N of
Heath

J29 & J29a

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.5m SW of
Ault Hucknall

J28 & J29

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1m E of
Catthorpe

J19 & J18

M1 (S)

Roadworks 0.6m E of
Cotesbach

J20 & J19

M1 (S)

Roadworks 5.5m NW of
Wakefield

J46 & J45

M1 (N)

Roadworks 0.9m E of
Catthorpe

J18 & J19

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.7m SW of
Barlborough

J30 & J29a

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.5m SW of
Ault Hucknall

J29 & J28

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.2m NE of
Milton Keynes

J13 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.3m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Access

M1 (S)

Roadworks 0.3m NW of
Wales

J31 & J30

M1 (N)

Roadworks 0.4m NW of
Wales

J30 & J31

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.1m NE of
Wincobank

Near Tinsley Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 0.8m SW of
Robin Hood

J41 & J42

M1 (N)

Roadworks 3.3m N of
Wakefield

J42 & J43

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.1m NE of
Wincobank

Near Tinsley Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.1m E of
Ossett

J39 & J40

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SE of
Morley

J40 & J41

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1m NE of
Ossett

J40 & J39

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.4m N of
Ossett

J41 & J40

M1 (S)

Roadworks 0.8m S of
Robin Hood

J42 & J41

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.1m NW of
Brockhall

J16 & J17

M1 (S)

Roadworks 7.6m SE of
Leicester

J21 & J20

M1 (N)

Roadworks 7.6m SE of
Leicester

J20 & J21

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 5m SW of
Rotherham

J31 & J32

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.2m S of
Wakefield

J42 & J41

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2m NE of
Watford

J5 & J6

M1 (N)

Roadworks 5.8m SW of
Tadcaster

J47 & J48

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.4m NE of
Watford

Near Berrygrove Roundabout

M1 (S)

Roadworks 4.2m NE of
Milton Keynes

J13 Access

M1 (N)

Roadworks 3.2m NE of
Saint Albans

Chiswell Interchange

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.8m W of
Watford

J17 & J18

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Leeds

At Junction 43 With The M621

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.3m S of
Loughborough

J22 & J23

M1 (N)

Roadworks 3.8m NE of
Castle Donnington

J24A & J25

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.7m N of
Elstree

J4 & J5

M1 (N)

Roadworks 3m NW of
Watford

J16 & J17

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3m NW of
Watford

J17 & J16

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SE of
Dewsbury

J40 & J41

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.4m NE of
Watford

Near Berrygrove Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.3m NE of
Watford

Near Berrygrove Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.1m W of
Leeds

At Junction 43 With The M621

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.9m NW of
Wakefield

At Junction 39 With The A636

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.3m NE of
Wakefield

J40 & J39

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.5m SE of
Dewsbury

J40 & J41

M1 Traffic News
M1 (N)

Bridge/Barrier Repairs 1.4m S of
Watford

J16 & J17

M1 Roadworks
M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.3m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (N)

Roadworks 4.3m S of
Loughborough

J22 & J23

M1 (S)

Roadworks 1.3m NE of
Watford

Near Berrygrove Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.2m NE of
Luton

Near Pepperstock Roundabout

M1 (N)

Roadworks 2.6m NE of
Rotherham

Near Tinsley Roundabout

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.2m S of
Wakefield

J42 & J41

M1 (S)

Roadworks 2.3m SW of
Wakefield

J41 Exit

M1 (S)

Roadworks 3.9m NE of
Milton Keynes

J13 Exit

Nearby Incidents
M25 (E)

Broken Down Vehicle 2.5m NE of
Potters Bar

Near Bignell's Corner aka South Mimms Roundabout

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Nearby Roadworks
A5 (N)

Roadworks 3m NW of
Whipsnade

M1 & A505 Dunstable

A5 (S)

Roadworks 3m NW of
Whipsnade

A505 Dunstable & M1

M1 SPUR (W)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

A5 (N)

Roadworks 0.1m E of
Dunstable

M1 & A505 Dunstable

A5 (S)

Roadworks 0.1m E of
Dunstable

A505 Dunstable & M1

A5 (S)

Roadworks 5.4m W of
Towcester

A45 & A43

A5 (N)

Roadworks 3.6m NW of
Rugby

A361 & A428 Rugby (west)

A5 (S)

Roadworks 3.6m NW of
Rugby

A428 Rugby (west) & A361

A14 (E)

Roadworks 1.2m E of
Stanford On Avon

M1/M6 & J1

A14 (W)

Roadworks 1.2m E of
Stanford On Avon

J1 & M1/M6

M6 (N)

Roadworks 2m S of
Cotesbach

M1/A14 & J1

M6 (S)

Roadworks 2m SW of
Cotesbach

J1 & M1/A14

A453 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m NE of
Castle Donington

M1/A50/A6 & M1/A42

A453 (S)

Roadworks 1.6m NE of
Castle Donington

M1/A50/A6 & M1/A42

A50 (E)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Castle Donington

Near Warren Lane Roundabout

A50 (E)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Castle Donington

Near Warren Lane Roundabout

A50 (W)

Roadworks 1.8m NE of
Castle Donington

Near Warren Lane Roundabout

A52 (W)

Roadworks 1.9m NE of
Beeston

A6007 & B6003

M18 (N)

Roadworks 4.4m W of
Rotherham

Link Road From M1 J32 To North

M18 (S)

Roadworks 3.9m NW of
Rotherham

Link Road From To M1 J32

M18 (S)

Roadworks 0.6m E of
Bramley

J1 & M1

M621 (W)

Roadworks 1.6m W of
Leeds

J2A & J2

M25 (N)

Roadworks 2.6m NE of
Potters Bar

Near Bignell's Corner aka South Mimms Roundabout

M25 (S)

Roadworks 2.7m E of
Saint Albans

Clockwise J21A & J22

M25 (N)

Roadworks 2.9m W of
Saint Albans

J21A Anti Clockwise Exit

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (N)

Roadworks 3m W of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3.2m NE of
Saint Albans

Chiswell Interchange

M25 (N)

Roadworks 3.3m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3.3m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M25 (S)

Roadworks 3m NE of
Saint Albans

Near Chiswell Interchange

M1 SPUR (W)

Roadworks 1.9m S of
Luton

Near Kidney Wood Roundabout

A421 (S)

Roadworks 4.2m NE of
Milton Keynes

M1

A421 (S)

Roadworks 4.1m NE of
Milton Keynes

M1

A421 (S)

Roadworks 4m NE of
Milton Keynes

M1

A45 (E)

Roadworks 4.5m W of
Northampton

M1

A46 (S)

Roadworks 3.5m E of
Leicester

Exit For A50

A453

Roadworks 1.7m NE of
Castle Donnington

M1

A453 (N)

Roadworks 1.7m NE of
Castle Donnington

M1

A61 (N)

Roadworks 3.6m NW of
Deepcar

Near Tankersley Park Roundabout

A61 (N)

Roadworks 3.6m NW of
Deepcar

Near Tankersley Park Roundabout

M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

M62 (E)

Roadworks 2.6m E of
Wakefield

Near Lofthouse Interchange

M62 (E)

Roadworks 3.4m W of
Wakefield

J28 & J29

M621 (E)

Roadworks 2.5m SW of
Leeds

J5 Access

A1(M) (N)

Roadworks 4.5m N of
Tadcaster

J43 & J44

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  • 31 August 2014 14:20

    Vehicle on Fire - M1 southbound between J23A and J23 | Southbound | Vehicle on Fire (3.42m NW of Kingston, Leicestershire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J24 and J23A, there were delays of 20 mins caused by congestion due to a vehicle on fire closing one lane between junctions J23A and J23. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:30 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 14:20
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 15:00
    Map location: 52.7895,-1.288

  • 01 September 2014 14:30

    Vehicle on Fire - M1 J42 northbound exit | Northbound | Vehicle on Fire (2.29m SE of Wakefield, Leeds)


    The M1 motorway northbound exit slip at junction J42 is closed , due to a vehicle on fire. Road expected to re-open from 3:00 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 14:30
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 15:00
    Map location: 53.7275,-1.5148

  • 30 August 2014 05:20

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 northbound between J14 and J15 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (4.83m E of Haversham, Buckinghamshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J14 and J15, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 6:00 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 05:20
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 05:30
    Map location: 52.1318,-0.8245

  • 30 August 2014 13:30

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 northbound between J45 and J46 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (5.47m NW of Wakefield, Leeds)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J45 and J46, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 2:15 pm.

    First report: 30 August 2014 13:30
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 14:20
    Map location: 53.7746,-1.4388

  • 30 August 2014 01:00

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 southbound between J17 and J16 | Southbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.97m NW of Watford, Northamptonshire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J18 and J16, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 3:30 am.

    First report: 30 August 2014 01:00
    Incident cleared: 30 August 2014 03:10
    Map location: 52.2612,-1.0866

  • 01 September 2014 06:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 northbound between J16 and J17 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.98m NW of Watford, Northamptonshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J16 and J18, minor delays due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 7:30 am.

    First report: 01 September 2014 06:50
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 06:50
    Map location: 52.261,-1.0866

  • 01 September 2014 08:50

    Broken Down Vehicle - M1 northbound between J16 and J17 | Northbound | Broken Down Vehicle (2.98m NW of Watford, Northamptonshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J16 and J18, there were delays of 10 mins due to a broken down vehicle closing one lane. Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:15 am.

    First report: 01 September 2014 08:50
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 09:40
    Map location: 52.261,-1.0866

  • 01 September 2014 09:40

    Moderate Disruption - between 15 minutes and 3 hours delay - M1 southbound between J19 and J18 | Southbound | Congestion (3.69m E of Rugby, Northamptonshire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J19 and J16, there were delays of 20 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 10:15 am.

    First report: 01 September 2014 09:40
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 10:00
    Map location: 52.3754,-1.1636

  • 31 August 2014 14:50

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M1 southbound between J24 and J23A | Southbound | Congestion (1.45m E of Castle Donnington, Leicestershire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J23A and J23, there were delays of 10 mins caused by congestion due to an earlier vehicle fire. Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:00 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 14:50
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 15:50
    Map location: 52.8319,-1.2987

  • 01 September 2014 20:30

    No Delay - M1 southbound between J34 and J33 | Southbound | Bridge or Barrier Repairs (2.58m E of Rotherham, South Yorkshire)


    On the M1 motorway southbound between junctions J34 and J33, minor delays can be expected at peak times due to barrier repairs closing one lane, from 8 pm on 1 September 2014 to 5 am on 2 September 2014.

    First report: 01 September 2014 20:30
    Incident cleared: 02 September 2014 03:10
    Map location: 53.3999,-1.3782

  • 01 September 2014 12:50

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M1 northbound between J28 and J29 | Northbound | Congestion (5.59m N of Mansfield, Derbyshire)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J28 and J29, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 4:15 pm.

    First report: 01 September 2014 12:50
    Incident cleared: 01 September 2014 16:10
    Map location: 53.1213,-1.3332

  • 31 August 2014 22:10

    Minor Disruption - up to 15 minutes delay - M1 northbound between J38 and J39 | Northbound | Congestion (5.19m E of Barnsley, Wakefield)


    On the M1 motorway northbound between junctions J38 and J39, there were delays of 10 mins due to heavy traffic . Normal traffic conditions expected from 11:45 pm.

    First report: 31 August 2014 22:10
    Incident cleared: 31 August 2014 23:20
    Map location: 53.6128,-1.5526

Motorway/Road Information

Motorway
M1
Description
Nicknamed the 'gateway to the North'. The eastern north-south motorway linking London (Hendon) to Leeds and continuing north to the A1 near Garforth. The first inter-urban motorway.
Counties
Greater London, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire
Length
193.5 mi (311.4 km) 
Existed Since
1959-1960 present 
Completed
Completed in 1999 

Traffic Bulletins on Radio

The following radio stations may broadcast traffic and travel news & bulletins for the local M1 area. Use the 'Traffic' function on your RDS radio (marked TA, TP, TI or Traffic) and you will be automatically switched to travel and traffic conditions.

100.1 FMClassic FM (Sutton Coldfield)
100.7 FM100.7 Heart FM (Sutton Coldfield)
101.6 FMTouch FM (Lichfield)
102.2 FMGalaxy 102.2 (Birmingham)
102.3 FM102.3 HFM (Market Harborough)
102.9 FMMercia FM (Leamington Spa)
97.7-99.8BBC Radio 1
88.1-90.3BBC Radio 2
90.2-92.6BBC Radio 3
92.5-94.7BBC Radio Scotland
92.4-96.8BBC Radio Cymru

Primary Destinations on the M1

M1 Primary Destinations

The following 'primary destinations' are towns and cities that appear on road signs on the M1, and are typically important or major conurbations along the route.

Reported accidents on the M1 in 2013

Motorway Picture

This graph provides road safety data of road accidents in Great Britain on the M1, and include statistics from personal injury accidents that occurred on public roads which were subsequently reported and recorded by the local police authority.

Data has been extracted to show the total number of slight, serious and fatal accidents on the M1 in 2013.

Licensed under the Open Government Licence. Source: Road Safety Data.

  JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
SLIGHT 340003700056000360004500047000660006500050000530005400054000
SERIOUS 5000500010003000200040006000500060001200070003000
FATAL 01000200010001000100020001000
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