PART of the A12 will be closed on weeknights for two weeks later this month.

The Londonbound carriageway will be closed from junction 22 at Witham North to junction 20b at Hatfield Peverel North for repairs to the road surface.

It will be closed from 9pm until 6am from Monday, September 17 until Friday, September 28 - except at the weekend.

Diversions will be in place via the A120, A130 and A131 while Highways England carries out the work.