Drivers are to face a 35-mile diversion route in mid Suffolk while a road is closed for urgent works this evening. 

The B1115 in Stowupland, near Stowmarket, will be closed between 7pm on Friday and 6am on Saturday. 

Suffolk County Council will be carrying out roadworks while the closure is in place. 

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The official diversion route on the council's website is 35 miles long and is expected to take about an hour to complete.