Drivers on busy Post Road East are being warned by police this morning to expect delays near the street's intersection with Compo Road.

Traffic has been narrowed to one lane in each direction of in the area of 305 Post Road East, police said, because of construction at that site.

Drivers are being advised to take alternate routes around the site to avoid excessive congestion.

The work is expected to be completed by about noontime today, police said.