A section of St Johns Road in Ryde will close for emergency repair works this evening (Friday).

Island Roads says the route is to shut from its junction with Monkton Street for a distance of 102 metres in an Easterly direction.

It is to allow Scottish and Southern Electric to carry out repairs.

A diversion will affect these streets Monkton Street, The Strand, Esplanade, East Hill Road, Alexandra Road, West Hill Road, and St Johns Hill.

It will close from 6pm.