Emergency repairs leave one lane closed on M1 Southbound in Derbyshire

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One lane whioch was closed on M1 Southbound in Derbyshire due to emergency repairs has now reopened.

One lane was closed on M1 Southbound at J29 A617 (Chesterfield / Mansfield) for over an hour earlier today. This was due to emergency repairs underway.

Traffic monitoring website Inrix has reported that there are no delays at the moment.

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National Highways Regional Operations Manager, James Sedgwick said: “Safety is always our top priority and we closed one lane temporarily while we carried out some electrical maintenance work at the side of the road. The closure was in place for around an hour but has since been removed and traffic is flowing freely in the area.”

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