MOTORISTS are asked to be keep in mind a number of temporary road closures coming up in Wiltshire.

As people start venturing out more of the house more and employees turn to offices it means roads are likely to get busier.

Roadworks, closures and major development projects are continuing across our motorways and A roads.

The following is a list of upcoming road closures announced for August in Wiltshire:

Corsham: Creenhill will be temporarily closed to motorists from its junction with Moor Green to allow Gigaclear to carry out laying of cable, building chambers and cabinets. An alternative route has been proposed via Moore Green, Westwells and vice versa. The works will begin on August 23, 2021 and will be closed for five days.

Melksham: Forest Road from its junction with Church Lane to where it meets Craybourne Road will be closed from August 23 until November 7, 2021. The temporary closure will allow Wessex Water to carry out new sewer connection work. An alternative route is proposed northbound by Church Lane, A3102, Forest Road and vice versa.

Corsham: The B3353 will be partially closed from August 23 until September 3, 2021. The road will be closed from its junction with Newlands Road to where it meets Pound Pill to allow for Gigaclear to carry out excavation work to lay fibre optic cabling. An alternative route is suggested via B3353 (unaffected length), A350, A4, B3353 (unaffected length) and vice versa.

West Ashton: Parts of Bratton Road from outside the property known as 31A to 49 Bratton Road will be closed to enable Wessex Water to carry out manhole cover placement and other works. The works will be carried out between 9am and 3pm on August 25 and 26.

Bradford on Avon: Newtown will be partially closed from August 26 for two nights to allow for Openreach to carry out works to access joint boxes to repair cable. The road will be closed from its junction with Conigre Hill to its junction with Wine Street. Alternative routes are advised via Newtown, Masons Lane, Bath Road, Winsley Road, Bradford Road, Turleigh Hill, Turleigh, Belcombe Road and vice versa. The works will take place between 9pm and 6am.