A HALESOWEN road will close to allow BT to carry out work to its telephone network.

Lapal Lane South will be closed from November 16 - 27 to allow BT Open Reach engineers to safety carry out work to an overhead structure.

The road will be closed on weekdays from 9.30am till 3.30pm.

Dudley Council said the diversion will be via Manor Way, Manor Lane, Carters Lane, Manor Way and Lye Close Lane.

Access to frontages will be maintained where safe to do so.