His nine years in the job will come to an end on Tuesday after a Labour contest elected Mark Drakeford.
The dual carriageway between Newport and Usk is shut, causing congestion on the M4 motorway at Newport.
Newport boss Mike Flynn is leaving nothing to chance ahead of the FA Cup second-round replay against Wrexham, even cancelling the Christmas party.
Ospreys will be without injured Wales prop Nicky Smith for Friday's return European Challenge Cup pool game against Stade Francais in Paris.
Elis, Danny and Iwan talk Cardiff, Swansea, Newport, Wrexham, preseason and the nativity.
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