DRIVERS are set to face disruption as a busy road in Renfrewshire will be closed throughout December.

It comes after Amey announced essential resurfacing works will begin on the A737 from Friday, December 8 until Friday, December 22.

The work will be split into two phases with the first taking place south of Howwood between Townhead of Risk and Belltrees Road and will operate a full weekend closure and three overnight road closures.

Following that, the works' second phase will occur between Roadhead Roundabout and Clerksbridge Toll Roundabout, south of Lochwinnoch and will be completed with overnight road closures.

The first phase of the work south of Howwood will take place from 8pm on Friday, December 8 until 6am on Monday, December 11, then from Monday, December 11 to Thursday, December 14 from 8pm to 6am each night.

The second phase of the works south of Lochwinnoch will then take place for two nights between Thursday, December 14 and Saturday, December 16, between 8pm and 6am each night, and then a further four nights between Monday, December 18 and Friday, December 22 from 8pm to 6am each night.

Signed diversions will be in place throughout all of the closures.