BREAKING: M1 closed in both directions in South Yorkshire due to police incident The M1 is currently blocked between junctions 36 and 37. Google Street View Sign Up To Our Daily Newsletter Sign up A stretch of the M1 in South Yorkshire is currently closed in both directions due to a police incident. The motorway is blocked between junctions 36 and 37 and delays are building in the area. More follows. Caroline Verdon: Celebrity spotting: Johnny Depp chillin’ in Whitby?