Road closures: dozens for West Northamptonshire drivers over the next fortnight

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Four of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with motorists facing holdups of between 10 and 30 minutes

Drivers in and around West Northamptonshire will have 34 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And four of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with motorists facing holdups of between 10 and 30 minutes.

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The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that seven closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

Drivers in and around West Northamptonshire will have 34 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.Drivers in and around West Northamptonshire will have 34 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.
Drivers in and around West Northamptonshire will have 34 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

A43, from 8pm September 18 to 6am September 28, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound and southbound, junction 16 to junction 19, slip road and lane closures due to survey works, diversion via National Highways network and local authority network.

• M1, from 10pm September 18 to 6am September 30, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound and southbound, Hartwell to junction 17, slip road and lane closures for horticultural works, diversion route via national highways and local authority network.

• A43, from 9pm July 21 to 6am October 9, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5 northbound and southbound, Old Stratford to Towcester, diversion route due to works on local authority network.

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• A43, from 8pm January 13 to 6am October 31, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5 northbound and southbound, Towcester to Paulerspury, Narrow lanes due to the construction of a new roundabout.

A45, from 8pm September 15 to 6am November 18, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound and southbound, junction 15a to junction 19, slip road and lane closures due to maintenance works, diversion via National Highways and local authority network.

• A43, from 9pm April 24 to 6am December 2, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M1 / A43 northbound and southbound, junction 15a, carriageway, lane closures and narrow lanes for, junction improvement works, diversion via National Highways and local authority networks.

• A43, from 8pm April 28 2023 to 6am January 31 2026, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A43 northbound and southbound, Barley Mow Roundabout to Towcester, Lay-by, carriageway closures with diversion and 24/7 narrow lanes, speed and cycle restrictions for, junction improvements, diversion via national Highways and local authority network.

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And a further 27 closures will begin over the next two weeks:

• A43, from 10am to 3pm on September 25, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A43 southbound, Silverstone, Lane closure for maintenance works.

• A5, from 1pm September 25 to 5am September 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5 northbound and southbound, Long Buckby, Lay- By closure and temporary traffic signals due to maintenance work.

• A45, from 8pm September 25 to 5am September 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A45 northbound, Queen Eleanor entry slip to Brackmills exit slip, Lane closure due to maintenance work.

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• A43, from 9pm September 25 to 6am September 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound, junction 15a, slip road closure for improvement works.

M40, from 9pm September 25 to 6am September 27, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 northbound, junction 10 to junction 11, Lane closure for maintenance work.

• A5, from 9am to 3pm on September 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5 northbound and southbound, Churchover to Lutterworth, diversion route via National Highways network for maintenance works.

• M1, from 8pm September 26 to 5am September 27, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound, junction 15a to junction 16, Lane closure due to maintenance work.

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• A45, from 8pm September 27 to 6am September 29, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M45 eastbound, Dunchurch to M1, junction 17, carriageway and lane closures for survey works, diversion route via National Highways network and local authority network.

• M40, from 9pm September 27 to 6am September 28, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 southbound, junction 11 to junction 10, Lane closure for maintenance work.

• A43, from 9pm September 27 to 6am September 28, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 southbound, junction 15, slip road and lane closures due to maintenance works, diversion route via national highways network.

• M45, from 8am to 4pm on September 28, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M45 eastbound and westbound, M1, junction 17 to Dunsmore Heath, Lane closures due to maintenance works.

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• A5, from 8pm September 28 to 6am September 29, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5 northbound and southbound, Emery Row, Lane closures and temporary traffic signals for electrical works.

• M1, from 9pm September 28 to 6am September 29, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound, Hartwell to junction 15, Lane closure for maintenance repairs.

• M40, from 10.15pm September 29 to 6am September 30, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M40 southbound, junction 11, exit slip road closure for maintenance works, diversion via National Highways network.

• A14, from 1pm October 2 to 3pm October 5, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A14 eastbound, Catthorpe to junction 1, Lay-by closure due to maintenance works.

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• A45, from 9pm October 2 to 6am October 20, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 northbound and southbound, junction 15 to junction 16, slip road and lane closures due to electrical works, diversion via national highways and local authority network.

• M40, from 9pm October 3 to 5am October 4, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 southbound, junction 11 to junction 10, Lane closures for maintenance works.

• A45, from 8pm October 4 to 5am October 5, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A45 eastbound, Weston Favell to Billing, Lane closure due to maintenance works.

• M40, from 9pm October 4 to 6am October 6, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 southbound, junction 11 to junction 10, Lane closures for maintenance work.

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• M40, from 9pm October 4 to 6am October 6, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 northbound, junction 10 to junction 11, Lane closures for maintenance work.

• M40, from 9pm October 4 to 5am October 5, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 southbound, junction 11 to junction 10, Lane closures for maintenance works.

• A14, from 1pm October 5 to 3pm October 6, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A14 eastbound, junction 1 to junction 2, Layby closure due to maintenance works.

• M40, from 9pm October 6 to 6am October 8, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 northbound, junction 10 to junction 11, Lane closures for maintenance work.

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• A45, from 8pm October 9 to 5am October 11, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A45 northbound, Wooton Interchange, slip road closure for maintenance works, diversion route via National Highways network and local authority network.

• A5, from 9pm October 9 to 5am October 10, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A5 Patishall, traffic signals due to works on behalf of BT.

• M40, from 9pm October 9 to 6am October 14, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 northbound, junction 10 to junction 11, Lane closure for maintenance work.

• M40, from midnight, October 10 to 9pm October 13, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M40 northbound, junction 10 to junction 11, Hard shoulder closure for maintenance work.

National Highways is responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads, so closures of smaller roads will not be included in their schedule.