M621 closure: Yorkshire motorway to be closed in both directions overnight for 'super-span gantry' installation

A Yorkshire motorway is set to be closed tonight and tomorrow night (Jun 13 and 14) due to improvement works.

National Highways, the agency which looks after motorways and major roads in Yorkshire and beyond, is installing a new ‘super-span’ gantry across the M621 over the next few days.

The eastbound carriageway will be closed between junction 1 and junction 3, for the B&Q roundabout and Dewsbury Road, between 8pm tonight (Jun 13) and 6am tomorrow morning (Jun 14). The westbound carriageway will be closed between junction 4 and junction 1, for the A61 and B&Q roundabout, for the same period.

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Tomorrow night, both carriageways will once again close between 8pm and 6am on Satudary (Jun 15) for the installation of the super-span gantry.

The new “super-span gantry” will be built over the M621 in Leeds.The new “super-span gantry” will be built over the M621 in Leeds.
The new “super-span gantry” will be built over the M621 in Leeds.

National Highways said fully signed diversion routes will be in place due to the closures. There are no planned closures for the weekend.

The super-span gantries will house the latest technology to keep drivers informed on their journeys, while stretching across both carriageways.

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