PART of the A31 near Ringwood will be closed for three nights to allow for carriageway maintenance.

The eastbound carriageway near the In-Excess Garden Centre will be closed for three nights starting on Thursday November 5, not including weekends.

The carriageway will be closed from the A338 Ringwood Interchange to Picket Post.

A signed diversion will be in place via the A338 to Salisbury, then south down the A36 to M27 junction two. Access to Shobley will be via Linford.

The closures will be advertised on yellow signs placed in advance alongside the A31.

Anyone with questions should contact Highways England on 0300 123 5000.