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					November 2006


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  M1 Junctions 6A-10 Widening News
  KEEPING LOCAL RESIDENTS INFORMED ABOUT THE SCHEME


  M1 Widening Closure of the M1 Motorway
  Junction 9 (Redbourn) to Junction 11
  (Luton & Dunstable)
  Overnight 25th November 2006
  Closure of the M1 Motorway Junction 9 (Redbourn)                            How will this affect my journey ?
  to Junction 11 (Luton and Dunstable)                                        Diversion routes will be in operation and long delays are expected.
                                                                              Drivers are advised to allow extra time for their journey, or seek
                                                                              alternative strategic routes which avoid this section of the M1.
  Introduction
  The Highways Agency is widening the M1 motorway in Hertfordshire
  and Bedfordshire between Junction 6A (M25) and Junction 10 (Luton)          What are the local diversion routes?
  to four lanes in each direction.                                            Northbound traffic will leave the M1 at Junction 9 and travel along the
                                                                              A5 to Dunstable, then along the A505 to rejoin the M1 at Junction 11.
  This is one of the busiest stretches of motorway in Britain, carrying
  over 160,000 vehicles per day. Widening the motorway will help to cut       Southbound traffic will leave the M1 at Junction 11 and travel along the
  congestion and reduce the number of accidents.                              A505 to Dunstable, then along the A5 to rejoin the M1 at Junction 9.

  The scheme involves the construction of seven new bridges to carry          What alternatives are available?
  roads over the motorway. The old bridges will be demolished. The first      The A1(M) and M40 provide suitable alternative strategic/long
  bridge to be demolished is Slip End Bridge just south of Junction 10.       distance routes. Rail should also be considered as an alternative
  This work will require the closure of the motorway.                         means of transport.

  When will the motorway be closed ?                                          How do I get to Luton Airport ?
  The motorway will be closed from 9pm on Saturday 25 November                Roadusers travelling to Luton airport from the north should follow the
  2006 until 9am on Sunday 26 November 2006. However advance                  airport signs from Junction 11 of the M1. Roadusers coming to the
  preparation works for traffic management will mean that the motorway        airport from the south should leave the M1 at Junction 9 and follow
  will be affected from 8pm on the Saturday night.                            the main diversion route towards Junction 11, then follow airport signs.
                                                                              Long distance traffic travelling to the airport should consider using the
  Why is it necessary to close the motorway ?                                 A1(M) and approach Luton from the East.
  The motorway has to be closed to allow the safe demolition of the
  existing bridge without danger to road users.                               Are any other closures planned ?
                                                                              There are six further existing overbridges to demolish between January
  Where exactly is the closure ?                                              and September 2007. Further details will be publicised nearer the time.
  The motorway will be closed between Junction 9 (Redbourn A5
  interchange) and Junction 11 (Luton and Dunstable)                          Who do I contact for further information.
                                                                              Please see the reverse of this information booklet for the contact
                                                                              details for the Highways Agency and its principal contractor
                                                                              undertaking the widening project.



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  M1 Junctions 6A-10 Widening News
   Closure of the M1 Motorway                                                What alternatives are available?
                                                                             The A1(M) and M40 provide suitable alternative strategic/long
   Junction 9 (Redbourn) to                                                  distance routes. Rail should also be considered as an alternative
                                                                             means of transport.
   Junction 11 (Luton and Dunstable)
                                                                             How do I get to Luton Airport ?
   Introduction                                                              Roadusers travelling to Luton airport from the north should follow the
   The Highways Agency is widening the M1 motorway in Hertfordshire          airport signs from Junction 11 of the M1. Roadusers coming to the
   and Bedfordshire between Junction 6A (M25) and Junction 10                airport from the south should leave the M1 at Junction 9 and follow
   (Luton) to four lanes in each direction.                                  the main diversion route towards Junction 11, then follow airport
   This is one of the busiest stretches of motorway in Britain, carrying     signs. Long distance traffic travelling to the airport should consider
   over 160,000 vehicles per day. Widening the motorway will help to         using the A1(M) and approach Luton from the East.
   cut congestion and reduce the number of accidents.
                                                                             Are any other closures planned ?
   The scheme involves the construction of seven new bridges to carry        There are six further existing overbridges to demolish between
   roads over the motorway. The old bridges will be demolished. The          January and September 2007. Further details will be publicised
   first bridge to be demolished is Slip End Bridge just south of Junction   nearer the time.
   10. This work will require the closure of the motorway.
                                                                             Who do I contact for further information.
   When will the motorway be closed ?                                        Please see the reverse of this information booklet for the contact
   The motorway will be closed from 9pm on Saturday 25 November              details for the Highways Agency and its principal contractor
   2006 until 9am on Sunday 26 November 2006. However advance                undertaking the widening project.
   preparation works for traffic management will mean that the
   motorway will be affected from 8pm on the Saturday night.

   Why is it necessary to close the motorway ?                               Fermeture de la Jonction de
   The motorway has to be closed to allow the safe demolition of the
   existing bridge without danger to road users.
                                                                             l’autoroute M1, Jonction 9
                                                                             (Redbourn) a la Jonction 11
   Where exactly is the closure ?
   The motorway will be closed between Junction 9 (Redbourn A5               (Luton et Dunstable)
   interchange) and Junction 11 (Luton and Dunstable)
                                                                             Introduction
   How will this affect my journey ?                                         La Highways Agency élargit l’autoroute M1 dans le Hertfordshire et
   Diversion routes will be in operation and long delays are expected.       le Bedfordshire, entre les Jonctions 6A (M25) et 10 (Luton), à quatre
   Drivers are advised to allow extra time for their journey, or seek        voies dans chaque direction.
   alternative strategic routes which avoid this section of the M1.
                                                                             Quand sera fermée l’autoroute ?
   What are the local diversion routes?                                      L’autoroute sera fermée du samedi 25 novembre, à 21 heures,
   Northbound traffic will leave the M1 at Junction 9 and travel along the   jusqu’au dimanche 26 novembre 2006, 9 heures. Cependant, les
   A5 to Dunstable, then along the A505 to rejoin the M1 at Junction 11.     travaux préliminaires de préparation pour l’aménagement de la
                                                                             circulation impliquent la perturbation de l’autoroute dès 20 heures
   Southbound traffic will leave the M1 at Junction 11 and travel            le samedi soir.
   along the A505 to Dunstable, then along the A5 to rejoin the M1 at
   Junction 9.                                                               Où se fait la fermeture exactement ?
                                                                             L’autoroute sera fermée entre la jonction 9 (échangeur A5 de
                                                                             Redbourn) et la jonction 11 (Luton and Dunstable).



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    Quelles sont les déviations ?                                              Verkehrsmanagement bedeuten jedoch, dass die Autobahn ab 20
    Le trafic en direction du nord quittera la M1 à la jonction 9 et prendra   Uhr am Samstag Abend beeinträchtigt sein wird.
    la route A5 vers Dunstable, puis la A505 pour rejoindre la M1 au
    niveau de la jonction 11.                                                  Wo genau ist die Sperrung?
                                                                               Die Autobahn wird zwischen Junction 9 (Autobahnkreuz Redbourn
    Le trafic en direction du sud quittera la M1 à la jonction 11 et prendra   A5) und Junction 11 (Luton und Dunstable) gesperrt sein.
    la route A505 vers Dunstable, puis la A5 pour rejoindre la M1 au
    niveau de la jonction 9.                                                   Welche örtlichen Umleitungen gibt es?
                                                                               Der Verkehr Richtung Norden verlässt die M1 an der Junction 9 und
    Quelles sont les alternatives possibles ?                                  reist weiter entlang der A5 nach Dunstable, dann weiter entlang der
    Les routes A1(M) et M40 sont des routes acceptables pour des               A505, um schließlich an Junction 11 wieder auf die M1 aufzufahren.
    itinéraires bis et des trajets longue distance. Le train peut également
    être considéré comme une autre solution de transport.                      Der Verkehr Richtung Süden verlässt die M1 an der Junction 11 und
                                                                               reist weiter entlang der A505 nach Dunstable, dann weiter entlang
    Comment aller jusqu’à l’aéroport de Luton ?                                der A5 und fährt schließlich an Junction 9 wieder auf die M1 auf.
    Les usagers de la route allant en direction de l’aéroport de Luton
    depuis le nord doivent suivre la signalisation à partir de la jonction     Welche Alternativen gibt es?
    11 de la M1. Les usagers de la route allant en direction de l’aéroport     Die A1(M) und M40 bieten eine geeignete Alternative als
    de Luton depuis le sud doivent quitter la M1 au niveau de la jonction      strategische/Fernverkehrsstrecke. Auch die Bahn sollte als
    9 et suivre la déviation principale vers la jonction 11, puis suivre la    alternatives Transportmittel in Betracht gezogen werden.
    signalisation indiquant l’aéroport. Les personnes effectuant un trajet
    longue distance et se dirigeant vers l’aéroport doivent revoir leur        Wie komme ich zum Luton Airport?
    itinéraire pour ne pas passer par la route A1(M) mais plutôt accéder       Straßenbenutzer, die aus nördlicher Richtung zum Flughafen
    à Luton par l’est.                                                         Luton reisen, sollten ab Junction 11 der M1 den Wegweisern zum
                                                                               Flughafen folgen. Straßenbenutzer, die aus südlicher Richtung
    Qui contacter pour avoir plus de renseignements ?                          zum Flughafen kommen, verlassen die M1 an der Junction 9,
    Reportez-vous au dos de cette brochure d’information pour connaître        folgen der Hauptumleitung Richtung Junction 11 und folgen dann
    les coordonnées de la Highways Agency et de l’entrepreneur                 den Wegweisern zum Flughafen. Reisende, die eine weitere
    principal chargé du projet d’élargissement.                                Anreisestrecke zum Flughafen haben, sollten die A1 (M) in Erwägung
                                                                               ziehen und sich Luton aus dem Osten nähern.
                                                                               Auf der Rückseite dieser Informationsbroschüre finden Sie die
                                                                               Kontaktdaten der Highways Agency und des hauptbauunternehmers,
    Schliessung der Autobahn M1                                                der das erweiterungsprojekt durchführt.
    von Junction 9 bis Junction 11
    (Luton und Dunstable)                                                      Zamknięcie dla Ruchu
    Einführung                                                                 Autostrady M1 na Odcinku
    Die Highways Agency [Autobahn- und Fernstraßenamt] erweitert               Pomiędzy Zjazdami NR 9
    die Autobahn M1 in Hertfordshire und Bedfordshire zwischen den
    Ausfahrten Junction 6A (M25) und Junction 10 (Luton) auf vier              (Redbourn) i NR 11 (Luton i Dunstable)
    Spuren in jede Richtung.
                                                                               Wstęp
    Wann wird die Autobahn gesperrt?                                           Brytyjska Agencja Autostrad (The Highways Agency) prowadzi prace
    Die Autobahn wird am Samstag, 25. November 2006 von 9 Uhr                  przy poszerzaniu autostrady M1 na odcinku pomiędzy zjazdami nr
    arbends bis Sonntag, 26. November 2006 bis 9 Uhr morgens                   6A (M25) i nr 10 (Luton) położonym na terenie hrabstw Hertfordshire
    gesperrt sein. Die Vorbereitungsarbeiten für das                           i Bedfordshire. Po poszerzeniu autostrada na tym odcinku będzie
                                                                               posiadać 4 pasy ruchu w każdym kierunku.


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   Kiedy autostrada zostanie zamknięta dla ruchu?
   Autostrada zostanie zamknięta dla ruchu pojazdów od godziny 21.00
   w sobotę 25 listopada 2006 do godziny 9.00 w niedzielę 26 listopada
   2006. Jednak wstępne przygotowania do rozpoczęcia robót na
   autostradzie będą trwały od godziny 20.00 w sobotę.


   Gdzie dokładnie zostanie wstrzymany ruch?
   Autostrada zostanie zamknięta dla ruchu na odcinku pomiędzy
   zjazdem nr 9 (Redbourn A5 Interchange) i zjazdem nr 11
   (Luton i Dunstable).


   Którędy prowadzą lokalne objazdy?
   Pojazdy udające się w kierunku północnym będą zjeżdżać z
   autostrady M1 zjazdem nr 9, a następnie podróżować drogą A5 do
   miejscowości Dunstable, skąd drogą A505 udadzą się do wjazdu nr
   11, przez który wjadą z powrotem na autostradę M1.


   Pojazdy udające się w kierunku południowym będą zjeżdżać z
   autostrady M1 zjazdem nr 11, a następnie podróżować drogą A505
   do miejscowości Dunstable, skąd drogą A5 udadzą się do wjazdu nr
   9, przez który wjadą z powrotem na autostradę M1.


   Jakie są dostępne alternatywy?
   Trasy A1(M) oraz M40 stanowią odpowiednią alternatywę przy
   podróży na dalsze odległości. Należy również rozważyć możliwość
   skorzystania z transportu kolejowego.

   Jak dostać się na lotnisko Luton?
   Użytkownicy drogi podróżujący na lotnisko Luton z północy powinni
                                                                                            Diversion Route
   kierować się według drogowskazów wskazujących drogę do lotniska
   od zjazdu nr 11 na autostradzie M1. Użytkownicy drogi podróżujący
   na lotnisko Luton z południa powinni zjechać z autostrady M1
   zjazdem nr 9, a następnie podążać głównym objazdem w kierunku
   wjazdu nr 11, skąd winni kierować się według drogowskazów
   wskazujących drogę do lotniska. Osoby podróżujące na lotnisko z
   dalej położonych miejsc powinny rozważyć przejazd trasą A1(M) i
   wjazd do Luton z kierunku wschodniego.

   Gdzie mogę uzyskać dalsze informacje?
   Informacje kontaktowe Agencji Autostrad (The Highway Agency) oraz
   głównego wykonawcy robót drogowych związanych z poszerzeniem
   autostrady znajdują się z tyłu niniejszej broszury informacyjnej.




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