AN EMERGENCY road closure has been put in place at Calthorpe Road, Ryde, today (Tuesday) while a dangerous tree is chopped down.

After the tree was brought down by Storm Gareth, Island Roads said it was too dangerous for the road to remain open.

It has been closed between Bullen Road and Woodlands.

A diversion has been put in place affecting Calthorpe Road, Bullen Road, Marlborough Road and Appley Road.