by Highways Agency, Yorkshireand Humberside Construction Programme Division, Department of Transport in Leeds .
Written in English
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a new motorway built on a greenfield site between Stourton and Hook Moor and, the parallel reconstruction of A1 between Hook Moor and Bramham. The road design incorporated a balance between cut and fill resulting in the excavated material largely being re-used within the project. John Jones was a major sub-contractor for Earthworks. SCHEDULE 2 ROUTES OF THE NEW MOTORWAY LINK ROADS. A route about metres in length starting from a point on the northbound carriageway of the A1 metres north of its junction with Roman Road (marked ‘G’ on plan 3) then going in a generally northerly then easterly direction to a point on the A64 Trunk Road metres east of the A1 overbridge (marked ‘H’ . M1-A1 Link Road (J42½–J44) The A1(M) Bramham to Wetherby scheme was an on line upgrade of the A1 dual carriageway between junctions 44 costing £70 million. This section of the A1(M) carr vehicles per day. The A1 Motorway (Ferrybridge To Hook Moor Section And Connecting Roads) Scheme ;. The M1-A1 Link Road (Lofthouse to Bramham) project is a 30 year shadow toll concession to finance, construct, operate, and maintain a motorway linking the M1, M and M62 motorways to the south of Leeds and the A1(M) south of Wetherby.
The M1-A1 Link Road is a strategic motor way link between the M1 and M62 motorways to the south of Leeds and the A1 Trunk Road south of Wetherby. Connect Roads operates and maintains the 30km route. The project commenced in March as part of the Government's Private Finance Initiative and runs until Hook Moor → Bramham: 3: M74 and A74(M) Apr M1-A1 Link Road. Those last few miles of the M1 east of Leeds were completed in It looks for the most part like a fairly average piece of road, but one of the project's engineers describes some of . Progress report. The mile dual carriageway A5-M1 Link (Dunstable Northern Bypass) has now opened to traffic and will become part of the A5. The M1, which has had lane restrictions during the construction of the new road, has also now been restored to full capacity, including the use of the hard shoulder as a traffic lane at peak times. Leeds to Hook Moor, Between and , the M1 section north of the M62 underwent a major reconstruction and extension to take the M1 on a new route to the A1(M) at Aberford. The new road involved the construction of a series of new junctions, bridges and viaducts to North end: Hook Moor (A1(M)), .
A1(M) Bramham to Wetherby motorway. Upgrading the miles (10 km) of road to dual three-lane motorway standard between the Bramham/A64 junction to north of Wetherby to meet the section of motorway at a cost of £70 million began in , including a road alongside for non-motorway traffic. The scheme's public inquiry began on 18 October and the project was . In addition to the construction of the M1 - A1 Link Road, the project included the improvement of the M62 east of junction 28 to the Lofthouse Interchange, the M1 from junction 42 to near Belle Isle, and the upgrading of the A1(T) from Micklefield to Bramham. There were also unique requirements in respect to landscape areas. The Bramham to Wetherby section was the first part of the A1 in Yorkshire to be upgraded to D3, shortly before the Dishforth to Walshford section and several years before the Hook Moor M1 tie in. My recollectio is that it was around , but I'm not exactly sure. I think the HA website has details of the upgrade. M1. Thurcroft to Tinsley (J32 to J34) Jul M4. Newhouse-Coldra (J2(M48) to J24) Aug M8. West of Harthill - Newhouse (J5 to J6) Aug M1. East Ardsley to Stourton (J42 to J44) Oct M1(NI). Lurgan to Ballynacor (J10 to J11) Nov M1. Pinxton to Thurcroft (J28 to J32) Nov