OVERNIGHT roadworks will be carried out on several sections of the A31 this week.

Maintenance work on the drainage system will be taking place at the Poulner Hill junction between 9pm and 6am on Monday, August 5, Tuesday 6, and Wednesday 7.

The eastbound exit and entry slip roads will be closed on Monday and Tuesday overnight, and the westbound exit slip road will be shut overnight on Wednesday. Signed diversions will be in place via the adjacent junctions.

The same work will be carried out at Picket Post overnight on Thursday, August 8, and Friday 9.

The eastbound exit and entry slip roads at the junction will be closed.

And Wednesday overnight the inner road through Canford Bottom Roundabout will be closed.

Work to maintain the electrical cabinet which controls the traffic lights at the junction will take place.

The junction will revert to a roundabout during the closure.