OVERNIGHT lane closures will be in place this week at Pewfall Junction as part of a road improvement scheme.

The main works for the Pewfall Junction Improvement Scheme are due to start next Monday, February 17.

St Helens Council state that to enable this, suitable traffic management will be installed over two nights this week.

The westbound lane will be closed on Thursday, February 13 and the eastbound on Friday, February 14 - with suitable diversions in place.

Find out more about the scheme here.