A road will be closed for a week to carry out urgent repair work on a bridge in east Suffolk. 

Station Road in Framlingham will be closed from Monday, April 22 until Friday, April 26. 

Suffolk Highways said the repair work will take place between 9am and 3pm each day with the road closed "to ensure the safety of highway users and operatives."

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A 30-minute diversion route which is just over 18 miles long will be in place for the duration of the repairs. 

The route will follow Woodbridge Road, B1116 Main Road, A12 Rendham Road, Saxmundham Road and Fore Street.