A DIVERSION route has been put in place while work is carried out to repair a sink hole on the A35.

The A35 westbound is closed at Troytown due to a sink hole which opened up yesterday afternoon.

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Highways South West are on the scene to carry out repair work.

A 27km diversion route has been put in place.

Travel Dorset said: "The diversion will be signed via Bere Regis to Wool (via Tout Hill) and the A352 to Max Gate, Dorchester to rejoin the A35."