MOTORISTS are being pre-warned of "travel disruption and delays" on the A303 in Somerset this afternoon (Thursday, November 18).

Police are escorting an "abnormal load" on the road between Marsh and Yeovil.

Police say the alert applies from around 1pm.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "Road closures will be applied and lifted dynamically to ensure safety of other road users and the hauliers."