THE A27 will be shut on weekday evenings because of “dangerous trees”.

The road will be closed between today and February 21 from 8pm to 6am.

A Brighton and Hove City Council spokesman said: “The A27 will be closed on weekday evenings between Falmer and the Ashcombe Roundabout while work takes place to address dangerous trees.

“Full east and westbound closures will be in place while the works are ongoing.

“A diversion will be in place.”