DELAYS on a busy road in Dorchester are expected as temporary traffic lights are put in place for roadworks.

Wessex Water will be carrying out 'essential work' on their water main between 6pm and 9pm on Tuesday, December 14.

Temporary two-way traffic lights will be in operation on the route in order for maintenance to be safely carried out.

Residents and businesses along London Road have already been notified of the works as water supplies in the area will be affected.

A description of the works state: “We're carrying out essential work on our water main.

"When supplies are restored, you may experience discoloured water."

Anyone with any queries about the water mains works or are affected by the works are advised to call Wessex Water's customer services team on 0345 600 4 600 or visit