A BRIDGE is to be closed overnight while a series of works are carried out.

Essex Highways stated the project will see sensors installed on Alresford Bridge, St Osyth Road, Alresford.

The works will be undertaken throughout the night on Saturday, with the bridge closed overnight.

An Essex Highways statement revealed the sensors are being installed to the viaduct parapets.

It added: “A signed diversion route will be in place. Please allow extra time for your journey”.