THE southbound exit of the M1 at Junction 36 will be closed at the end of the month.

A traffic management plan is currently in place - but the exit will be closed from 8pm on Friday June 30 to to 6am on Monday July 3, to allow resurfacing to take place.

Phase 3 of Highway Improvement Scheme on the A61 Birdwell Roundabout at Junction 36 of the M1 is now well underway and the works are expected to be completed by the end of summer 2017.

Full details all of the temporary traffic diversions and pedestrian route diversions are available on the council’s website, social media and in the Better Barnsley shop located on Cheapside in the town centre.