AN EMERGENCY road closure has been put in place in Ryde today (Tuesday).

Star Street has been closed from its junction with George Street to its junction with High Street for a distance of 58 metres.

The closure is necessary for Southern Gas Networks to carry out emergency repair work.

The diversion will affect George Street, Cross Street, St Thomas Square, High Street, Garfield Road, Victoria Street, John Street, West Street, Lind Street and Green Street.