“UNEXEPCTED” roadworks in Wimborne should be completed by “the end of today”, the town council has confirmed.

Wimborne Town Council said it investigated works near the Quarterjack roundabout after not knowing they would be happening.

A spokesperson for the council said: “The Town Council investigated the unexpected works near the Quarterjack roundabout and requested a speedy resolution due to the resulting traffic delays.

“We are advised that the works were unable to be planned as they were classed as an emergency. The work should be completed by the end of the day.”