PART of the A77 will be closed next week for resurfacing work to be carried out.

A diversion will be in place for motorists as the work starts on Monday (August 3).

The work will begin with the Meikelwood Interchange southbound to Dutch House Roundabout.

Ayr Advertiser:

The road will be closed between 9.30am and 5.30pm before being closed again on Monday night between 8pm and 6am on Tuesday morning.

Further work will then be completed on Tuesday (August 4) from 8pm into 6am Wednesday morning.

Traffic will be diverted through Kilmarnock whilst the works take place.