A road leading in and out of Ipswich will be closed tonight while urgent repairs are carried out. 

Tuddenham Road in north Ipswich will be shut from 7pm on Tuesday until 5am on Wednesday. 

While the road is closed, Suffolk Highways will be carrying out urgent works including carriageway patching. 

A signed diversion route will be in place while the road is closed. 

It comes as drivers are facing a 10-mile diversion route while Bixley Road in Ipswich is closed

Bixley Road, between Foxhall Road and Bucklesham Road, is closed overnights from 8pm until 6am until Friday. 

According to Suffolk County Council's website, the official diversion is 10 miles long and is expected to take around 20 minutes to complete.