Busy road set for 'emergency closure' for urgent pothole repairs

B1532 London Road South Kirkley Lowestoft

The B1532 London Road South in Kirkley, Lowestoft will be closed between Rectory Road and Carlton Road/Cliff Road. - Credit: Google Images

Drivers could face disruption as part of a busy road is set to be temporarily closed with traffic diverted for "urgent" repair work.

Suffolk Highways will be carrying out repairs to "carriageway potholes" in Kirkley, Lowestoft, with a closure in place on a section of London Road South.

The B1532 London Road South will be closed between "Rectory Road and Carlton Road/Cliff Road" for about two-and-a-half hours next Tuesday, March 8.

A diversion route of 0.9km will be in operation from 7.30pm to 10pm on March 8 and with the closures in place "delays are likely," according to the Suffolk Roadworks map.

Travellers using First Eastern Counties Buses are being warned of the temporary closure.

A post on the First bus website said: "London Road South, Lowestoft will be closed from 7.30pm to 10pm on Tuesday, March 8 between Rectory Road and Cliff Road, to allow for carriageway resurfacing. 

"Service X2 X21 will therefore be diverted via The Avenue and Carlton Road during this time."

Keep up to date with all of the latest delays on the roads via the Live Traffic Map.