Emergency repair work has led to the closure of St George’s Way in Newport.

The road is currently closed between St George’s roundabout and the new Asda roundabout.

Traffic is being diverted along Shide Road and Medina Avenue while repair works to a street light are carried out.

The road could be closed for several days – according to Island Roads.

Traffic is very busy in and around Newport.

*UPDATED 2.40pm

*The road has re-opened.