Replacing the collapsed drains under the road surface will prevent the A49 from flooding during wet weather.
Although the northbound carriageway will only be closed for a short distance, the fact that work takes place during the day as well as overnight means there will be disruption to road users and we advise people to allow extra time for their journeys.
The layby just north of the café will be closed for the duration of the scheme.
Members of the public should contact the Highways Agency Information Line on 0300 123 5000.
Journalists should contact the Highways Agency press office on 0844 693 1448 and use the menu to speak to the most appropriate press officer.