UPDATE: All lanes now open on M1 southbound in Mansfield following tanker fire

The M1 has finally fully re-opened southbound between junctions 29 for Chesterfield and 28 for Mansfield.
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Lanes one and two were still closed this morning for emergency repairs following yesterday’s (Tuesday) tanker fire which saw the whole whole section of the motorway closed north and southbound for much of the day.

The northbound section reopened last night but the southbound section remained closed for the huge clean-up operation.

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All lanes are now open again on the M1 southbound. Photo: GoogleAll lanes are now open again on the M1 southbound. Photo: Google
All lanes are now open again on the M1 southbound. Photo: Google
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These have now been completed and all southbound lanes are now open again.

Posting on X, National Highways East Midlands, said: “Emergency resurfacing works are now complete and all lanes have re-opened on the M1 southbound between J29 & J28 near Mansfield following a vehicle fire yesterday.

"Delays are clearing, please have a safe onward journey.

"Thank you for your patience.”

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