STAPLERS Road in Newport will be closed for three nights for repair work, starting tomorrow (Friday).

It will be closed from 6pm until 6am while crews carry out resurfacing work.

Read More: Queues likely — traffic lights at Staplers for Southern Water works.

The closure follows Southern Water's mains replacement works.

The road will be closed throughout the weekend and into Monday from its junction with Mayfield Drive to its junction with Cross Lane.

Diversions will be in place along Fairlee Road, Lushington Hill, the High Street, Station Road, Whiterails Road, Long Lane, Downend Road, Blackwater Road and St Georges Way.

UPDATE FRIDAY: The works have been postponed due to forecast bad weather. Island Roads said they would be rescheduled, possiby starting in two weeks.

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