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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Early cloud and rain will clear to the south and the sun will come out throughout the region. However, it will feel colder than yesterday.
Councils are examining their budgets and deciding where savings and cuts can be made as government funding is to be cut by 14% next year.
Rain will turn steady and occasionally heavy after midnight before clearing early tomorrow. Sunnier but colder weather then returns.