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M1 closed southbound J29 – fallen power lines

The M1 is closed southbound in Derbyshire between J30 – J29 due to some fallen power lines.

Police and local electricians are on scene to isolate and clear the power lines.


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Road users travelling southbound are advised to follow the hollow square diversion route:

  • At M1 Junction 30, exit onto the A616 east and continue for approximately 300m.
  • At the roundabout in Barlborough, take the A619 south-west and follow for approximately 10.4km.
  • At the roundabout A619/A61 in Chesterfield (Tesco’s), take the A61 & continue for 2.3km.
  • At the roundabout with the A617 (Hornsbridge), take the eastbound exit and continue on the A617 to rejoin the M1 at Junction 29

Please allow extra time for your journey, should you be travelling in the area.

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