MOTORISTS are being warned that a section of a road near Ilminster will be closed from Monday (January 18) until the end of the month.

Wessex Water is carrying out urgent repairs on the old A303 near Whitelackington.

A diversion will be in place and repair teams will be working extended hours and hope to be able re-open the road by Sunday, January 31.

A Wessex Water spokesperson said: “We apologise for any delays to essential journeys or inconvenience caused to local people. 

“We will do everything we can to complete these urgent repairs as quickly as possible.”