A SECTION of a road will be closed for two of the next three weekends to allow a zebra crossing to be upgraded.

Wargrave Road in Newton-le-Willows will be closed between Bradlegh Road and house number 352 to allow a zebra crossing to be upgraded to a puffin crossing, over two weekends.

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St Helens Council says works will take place over Saturday, October 19 and Sunday 20 and on Saturday, November 2 and Sunday 3.

St Helens Council said: "Traffic will be diverted along Bradlegh Road and Wargrave Road will be reopened as soon as possible. Thanks for your patience."