AN EMERGENCY road closure has been put in place near Llangoven, Monmouthshire, while urgent repairs are carried out.

Working on behalf of Welsh Water, Morrison Water Services has closed a section of road near Hill Farm, between Pen y Llan Farm and Lower Ty Hir and near the end of Bethel Lane.

The work involves urgent repairs on a mains.

It is expected the closure will be in effect until and including Thursday, November 16.

Northbound traffic will be diverted towards Llangovan, past Pwll Morgan, London House, Great Llan-Thomas and Ridge Barn, and motorists travelling southbound.

Signed diversions are in place on the road.

Llangovan is located five miles south west of Monmouth.

For more information, contact Welsh Water on 0800 052 0130 citing reference number 96364543/1.