Luton Borough Council is asking drivers to be patient as work begins on a 30 million pound project to cut congestion by the M1.
The main road linking the motorway and Luton Airport - through junctions 10, and 10a - will close overnight on some dates in March. The whole project is due to be completed by next summer. Olivia Paterson reports.
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