A 2km stretch of a road in rural Dorset will be closed for a week of roadworks.

Benville Lane between Evershot and Corscombe will be closed for roadworks from today - Thursday, March 21 - until Thursday, March 28. 

These works will be taking place between 9.30am and 3.30pm each day.

This closure will enable Multevo Ltd to carry out carriageway maintenance to include kerbing, signposts and iron works.

Bridport and Lyme Regis News: The closure area is in red, and the diversion in blueThe closure area is in red, and the diversion in blue (Image: Dorset Council)

The alternative route, which will be sign posted is as follows; C38 - Cattistock Road - A356.

For further information about the work being undertaken and access arrangements, call Multevo Ltd on 07495 001837.

To discuss the closure order, contact Dorset Council on 01305 221020.