TRAVEL: M1 to be closed '˜for a number of hours' after serious incident

The M1 northbound is likely to be closed '˜for a number of hours' after a serious incident.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 16th June 2017, 4:30 pm
Updated Monday, 19th June 2017, 12:48 pm
Traffic and Travel
Traffic and Travel

The motorway is shut between junction 34 and junction 35 northbound, near Sheffield and Rotherham.

The incident is likely to cause tailbacks ahead of the Friday rush hour.

A spokesman for Highways England said: “This incident is led by South Yorkshire and it is anticipated that the road will be closed for a number of hours while police investigation works take place.”

A diversion is in place - follow the hollow triangle symbol. Motorists are advised to exit the M1 at J34 (South) and head onto the A6109, then the A629 up to the M1 northbound at J35.