A stretch of the A34 will be closed overnight as works are carried out. 

The key route will be shut southbound between Abingdon and Marcham from 9pm tonight (Thursday, April 11) until 6am on Friday (April 12).

Motorists are being warned to plan their journeys in advance if travelling overnight. 

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National Highways has confirmed the road will be closed for resurfacing work with the Marcham slip road also scheduled to be closed in addition to lanes on the A34.

It comes as emergency repair works took place on Thursday morning at the Botley Interchange.

One lane was closed northbound between the Hinksey Hill Interchange and the Botley Interchange for the unscheduled work.

Traffic was said to be coping well while the repair works were taking place.