A ROAD in Danbury will be closed all week for construction work.

The Essex Highways team have closed Riffhams Lane in Danbury from its junction with Main Road to 54 meters north for nine days.

The closure began on Saturday and is set to run at all times until Sunday, February 18.

The closure is required for the safety of the public and workforce while gas reinforcement works are carried out by Cadent.

An alternative route is available via Elm Green Lane, Main Road and vice versa.

Access for emergency service vehicles and pedestrians will be maintained at all times during the