Drivers are being warned ahead of some road closures and temporary lights for various highway works which will affect journeys over the coming week.

Night closures of the B3157 Chickerell Link Road and Hampshire Road to the football club (Wessex) roundabout begins this evening. The closure is to allow Dorset Council to repair damaged sections of the carriageway.

The road will be closed every night this week from 8pm to 6am with work finishing on Saturday morning – the official diversion route takes drivers via Radipole Lane and Chickerell Road. The repair work is part of a programme of planned maintenance.

Elsewhere, other local works happening which drivers should be aware of include:

* Custom House Quay, Weymouth closed between Pavilion and Pilgrims Way (ongoing harbour work)

* Temporary lights Wyke Rd, Rodwell Rd end, SGN gas work (all week)

* Temporary lights Lanehouse Rocks Rd, Cockles Lane jctn, Wessex Water work (Oct 24-27). Wessex Water continues work further down road near St Edmund’s Church until Friday

* Lane closure, Chickerell Rd (near Marquis of Granby) Wessex Water work (Oct 23-25)

* Temporary lights B3157 Chickerell Rd, Chickerell (Wessex Water and SGN work ongoing at Chickerell)

* Temporary lights, The Esplanade, Dorset Council work (today and Oct 24)

* Temporary lights, Commercial Rd, SGN work (due to finish today)

* Temporary lights, Preston Rd, Dorset Council work (Oct 24)

* Temporary lights, Portland Road, Dorset Council work (today only)

* Hamm Beach Road, Portland, Dorset Council work connected to new Lidl supermarket (Oct 23-Nov 15, temporary lights used in second phase of work)

* Temporary lights, Weston Rd, Portland, Dorset Council work (ongoing)

* Temporary lights, B3147 Weymouth Ave, Dorchester, Wessex Water work (Oct 22-24)

* Temporary lights, various points along A352 and A353 in area of Warmwell roundabout, Broadmayne and Winfrith, BT work (all week)

* Temporary lights, A352 East Stoke, Wessex Water work (Oct 22-24)