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M1 Motorway (Lighting)

Volume 21: debated on Wednesday 31 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport why the lights at the junction of the M1 and the Coventry intersection have been out of action for some weeks; and when, in view of the safety hazard at present involved, they will be restored in full operation.

Water seepage has damaged the lighting supply cables in the central reservation causing the lighting to fail. It is expected to be restored this week.

The right hand lanes of both carriageways will be closed while this work is carried out.