Drivers warned of M1 closure

Motorists are being made aware of a closure on the M1 this afternoon as it undergoes urgent repairs.

The closure is between junction 12 and Toddington services station on the southbound carriageway.

One of the lanes will be closed until tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon while the Highways Agency investigate the cause of the defect.

Drivers are advised to leave extra time for their journey and to plan well in advance.