A WARNING has been issued ahead of an upcoming 14-night road closure.

The A417 from the Air Balloon roundabout to the A46 Brockworth junction will be closed between 9pm and 6am for two weeks, from Monday, April 8 until Monday, April 22.

The night closures will also extend over the weekend nights to allow National Highways to lay new surfacing and paint road markings.

A diversion route will be in place via the A46, A40, A435 to A436.

National Star College and Crickley Hill Country Park will be open for business as usual.

The following map highlights the extent of the closure, with the diversion route shown in blue.

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard: A417 diversion route during the closure A417 diversion route during the closure (Image: National Highways)

Motorists have been asked to plan their journeys accordingly.