A MAIN Cirencester road is closing tonight for 'emergency repairs'.

The A419 northbound will be closed overnight tonight between Cricklade and the Spine Road from 8pm until 6am tomorrow morning (Friday, October 12).

A closure has been put in place to allow for emergency carriageway repairs.

Diversions will be in place via the B4040 and the B4696.

Motorists have been warned by Highways England to 'allow extra time for your journey'.