PART of the A31 in the New Forest will be closed for four nights for resurfacing.

The work by Highways England will take place on the westbound carriageway near Minstead from Thursday, November 21, between 9pm and 6am.

The carriageway will be shut from junction 2 of the M27 at Ower Interchange to Stoney Cross.

A signed diversion will be in place during the closure from junction 2 of the M27 to Salisbury via the A36 and then south on the A338 to rejoin the A31 at Ringwood.