The popular route was set to be closed from its junction with Cross Lane to Mayfield Drive.

Drivers are being warned to expect disruption as three nights work on Staplers Road gets underway this evening (Friday).

From 6pm, the Newport route will be shut from its junction with Mayfield Drive and Cross Lane.

It will reopen at 6am tomorrow (Saturday).

The closures will also be in place from tomorrow evening and on Sunday (27) night.

Island Roads says it is to allow Southern Water to carry out resurfacing works.