AN emergency closure notice has been issued so that repairs can be carried out to a Halesowen road.

Lutley Lane closed today (Wednesday July 10) for "structural repairs."

The road is closed from Portsdown Road to Foxcote Lane.

The diversion is via: Wynall Lane South, Wassell Grove Lane and Hagley Causeway.

A spokesman for Dudley Council said: "The restriction is required to safely facilitate structural repairs."