A MAJOR road on the edge of Taunton is set to close for two nights for roadworks to be carried out.

Highways patching works are taking place along a 543-metre stretch of Silk Mills Road and Silk Mills Lane, in the parish of Bishop's Hull.

The road will be closed to traffic from 6pm on Monday and Tuesday next week January 18 and 19), re-opening at 7am the following mornings.