WORK at Blackwater East junction on the B3073 will recommence today.

This latest phase of the works include sheet piling to allow widening of the carriageway as part of Bournemouth International Growth programme improvements to traffic flow across the junction.

Works will continue throughout January.

A full lane closure will be in place on the B3073 from 9.30am to 4.30pm on weekdays from January 2 until January 19, with this also in place all day on Saturday, January 6.

Three-way temporary traffic lights will be in use all day on Saturday, January 13 and January 20.

There is a planned use of temporary three-way traffic lights for approximately half an hour on Tuesday, January 16.

Motorists are advised to expect delays when travelling on days when a full lane closure is in place, and particularly when three-way temporary traffic lights are being used.

It is advisable to plan ahead, leave extra time for your journey and/or take an alternative route during this time.