Motorway closure at the weekend

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PART of the M27 will be closed at the weekend.

The eastbound motorway between junctions four and five near Eastleigh will be shut from 9pm on Saturday to 5.30am on Monday while work is done to stop water building up on the road. Diversions will be put in place. Phil Sheppard, of the Highways Agency, said: ‘The existing surface is liable to surface flooding during heavy rainfall.