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Barnet road closures: four for drivers this week

Data Reporter Will Grimond on road closures in and around Barnet in the week beginning May 8th

Sign reading 'Road Ahead Closed' next to a traffic cone - as four road closures reported affecting drivers in Barnet
National Highways is the agency responsible for maintaining motorways and major A-roads – (Credit – Radar)

Drivers in and around Barnet will have four National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

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

The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that four closures are due to start this week:

• M1, from 10pm May 10 to 5am May 11, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M1 southbound, junction 3, entry slip road closure for CAT 1 safety fence repair works, diversion via, junction 5 and return.

• A1, from 10pm May 13 to 5am May 14, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M1 southbound, junction London Gateway Services to junction 1, exit slip road and lane closures for barrier repair works, diversion via local authority network.

• M1, from 10pm May 15 to 5.30am May 26, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M1 northbound, junction 1 to junction 2, carriageway closure and entry slip road closures for inspections, diversion via TFL roads.

• M1, from 10pm May 15 to 5.30am May 26, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): M1 southbound, junction 4 to junction 1, carriageway closure, lane closures and entry slip road closures for urgent surveys, diversion via TFL roads.

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


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