Expect delays on A421, A1 & A428 with NINE road closures, Bedford drivers warned

Motorists face waits of between 10 minutes and half an hour
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Drivers in and around Bedford will have 11 National Highways road closures to watch out for this week.

And two of them are expected to cause moderate delays – with motorists facing waits of between 10 minutes and half an hour.

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Motorists face waits of between 10 minutes and half an hour
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The latest expected works list, with notes from National Highways, shows that three closures already in place are expected to carry on this week:

• A421, from 8pm January 11 to 5am January 18, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A421 both directions, junction 13 to Reynold – mobile lane closures due to emergency drainage works on behalf of Ringway

• A1, from 8pm August 21 2022 to 6am February 20 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A428 both directions, Bradford Road to B1428 – works under narrow lanes, traffic signals and carriageway closure for new roundabout scheme on behalf of Waterman Group

• A1, from 9pm August 30 2022 to 5am March 25 2023, moderate delays (10-30 minutes): A1 both directions, junction 10 to Black Cat roundabout – carriageway closure and lane closures for central reservation on behalf of National Highways

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And a further SIX closures will begin over the next seven days:

• A1, from 9pm January 17 to 5am January 18, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1 southbound, Wyboston – exit and entry slip road closure, lane closure and diversion route for drainage on behalf of Ringway

• M1, from 10pm January 17 to 5am January 18, slight delays (under 10 minutes): M1 southbound, junction 13 to junction 12 – hard shoulder only for barrier/fence safety repairs on behalf of National Highways

• A428, from 8.30pm January 18 to 5am January 19, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A428 eastbound, Wyboston to Croxton – two-way traffic signals due to horticulture (cutting and planting) on behalf of Ringway

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• A421, from 8pm January 23 to 5am January 28, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A421 both directions, junction 13 to Renhold – back-to-back mobile lane closures due to carriageway sweeping works on behalf of Ringway

• A421, from 8pm January 23 to 5am January 26, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A421 both directions, A603 to A6 Marsh Leys – entry and exit slip road closures, lane closures and diversion routes for horticulture (cutting and planting) on behalf of National Highways

• A1, from 9pm January 23 to 5am March 30, slight delays (under 10 minutes): A1 southbound, Eaton Socon to Radwell – entry slip closure and lane closures for horticulture (cutting and planting) on behalf of National Highways