FLINTSHIRE council is pleased to announce funding has been secured to carry out roadworks.

Carriageway surfacing and associated works will take place at B5125 Chester Road between Broughton and Hawarden from 6.30pm to 5am starting Sunday, April 1.

The night closures are needed to carry out the work, which will likely take two weeks to complete.

The road will be closed between its junctions with the A5104 Broughton roundabout and Moor Lane and affected traffic will be diverted via the A5104 towards Penymynydd, A550 and A550 Tinkersdale.

Cllr Carolyn Thomas, Flintshire County Council's Cabinet Member for Streetscene and Countryside, said: "Despite the current financial restraints, we are pleased to have secured funding for this important and necessary improvement to our road network which demonstrates the importance of a well maintained highway network to this Council.

"The Council and the contractor carrying out the work, Roadway Civil Engineering Ltd, apologise in advance for any delay and disruption that may be caused as a consequence of this maintenance work and the contractor will ensure that the work is completed as quickly as possible."