HIGHWAYS chiefs have issued a temporary road closure order for Hawbush Road, Brierley Hill, while gas main works are carried out.

Traffic will be prohibited from entering the road between its junctions with Bull Street and Swan Lane between Monday August 1 and Sunday August 7. Vehicles will also be unable to wait and load or unload.

Pedestrians and footpath users will be unable to use the footpath between Hawbush Road and Lower Valley Road between Monday August 8 and Sunday August 14.

The closure order comes into force from 8am on Monday August 1 and it is anticipated the works will be completed by Sunday August 14.

A diversion for traffic will be via Moor Street, Brierley Hill Road, and Swan Lane.