MOTORISTS have been warned of upcoming road closures on the A338.

‘Essential highway maintenance works’ will see the A338 closed overnight between 9pm and 6am from May 20 to 23.

The closure will be in place between the Blackwater junction slip road and Ashley Heath Roundabout.

The southbound carriageway will be closed overnight from May 20 into the morning of the May 21, and the northbound carriageway will be closed on the night of May 22 to the morning of May 24.

The closures are to enable targeted and localised repairs to be made to sections of the road, with works including grass cutting, litter picking and gully cleansing.