Travel update for Derbyshire

Traffic
Traffic

Commuters and residents are being warned about the following traffic disruptions and delays for today, Thursday, October 2, in and around Derbyshire.

The A38 Derbyshire Northbound is suffering congestion between Bramble Way, South Normanton, and the M1, J28, at South Normanton. Very slow traffic on A38 northbound in South Normanton between the Bramble Way junction and Alfreton.

The A60 Nottinghamshire Southbound is suffering congestion between the A617, at Mansfield, and the B6020, Main Road, Ravenshead. Heavy traffic on A60 Nottingham Road southbound in Mansfield between the A617 junction and the B6020 Main Road junction.

The A38 Derbyshire Northbound is suffering congestion between Bramble Way, South Normanton, and M1, J28, of South Normanton. Very slow traffic on A38 northbound in South Normanton between the Bramble Way junction and Alfreton.

Drivers in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire are also being warned about delays as work is carried out under seven bridges on the M1, over six weekends.

Both carriageways between junction 30 near Chesterfield and junction 31 near Sheffield will be affected at weekends until 9 November.

Lane closures and a 50mph speed limit will be in place, which the Highways Agency said could cause some delays.

The work is part of a scheme to convert part of the M1 to a “Smart Motorway”.