DORSET Police has warned there will be delays for motorists later this morning as an abnormal load travels from Portland to Poole.

A boat-moulding structure, measuring 5.7metres wide, will be given a police escort on the journey which will start at 10am.

It will leave Osprey Quay in Portland shortly after 10am, and is travelling to the Sunseeker International LTD on Newquay Road, Poole.

There will be delays on the A354 from Weymouth to the Granby Industrial Estate, on the A35 to the Upton Bypass, and on the Blandford Road.

The journey should be finished by 11.45am.