A DUDLEY road has closed while work takes place to repair a water leak.

Hereford Road closed today (Monday January 8) and will is expected to remain closed until Friday (January 12).

Dudley Council said the road is closed from outside 14, Hereford Road to the junction of Magpie Close.

Traffic is diverted via Worcester Road, Hereford Road and vice versa.

A council spokesperson said: "The restriction is required to safely facilitate the repair of a water leak."