Traffic Information

One week from Thursday, August 21, 2015

Havenstreet: Church Road will be closed from 8am to 6pm next Friday, August 28, from Main Road to Pondcast Lane, for repairs.

Newport: Long Lane will be closed from 7.30pm to 6.30am each night (Monday to Friday) until Wednesday, from Staplers Road to Briddlesford Road, for repairs.

Rookley: Main Road (near Merston Lane at entrance to RSPCA Centre). Traffic lights from 10am to 4pm tomorrow (Saturday) for the RSPCA open day.

Ryde: Ryde Carnival procession. North Walk and The Esplanade (from Dover Street to The Strand) will be closed from 4.30pm on Thursday. The procession will leave at 7pm and travel via Dover Street, Park Road, Star Street, High Street, St Thomas Square, Union Street, Esplanade and Dover Street, arriving back at 8pm.

Ryde: Ryde Children’s Carnival procession. Dover Street will be closed from Melville Street to Park Road from 2pm to 3pm on Wednesday. The procession will leave from Dover Street at 3pm and pass along Park Road, Star Street, High Street, St Thomas’s Square, Cross Street, Melville Street and Dover Street, finishing between Melville Street and Park Road at 4pm.

Sandown: Sandown Illuminated Carnival procession. Culver Parade will be closed from Avenue Road to Fort Street and Esplanade/Avenue Slipway will be closed from Esplanade Road to Avenue Road, between 5.30pm and 11.45pm on Wednesday. The procession will leave Culver Parade and Avenue Slipway at 8.30pm and will pass along High Street, Beachfield Road, Royal Crescent, Melville Street, Fitzroy Street, Station Avenue, Albert Road and Victoria Road, finishing at 9.30pm at Avenue Road.

Seaview: High Street/Esplanade will be closed from Circular Road (Lower Junction) to Seafield Road from 7pm to 11pm on Wednesday and from 8am to 11.30pm on Thursday for Seaview Village Rowing Regatta and associated events.

Shanklin: Wilton Park Road will be closed from 6.30pm to 6.30am each night (Monday to Friday, except Bank Holiday Monday, August 31) between Thursday and Tuesday, September 1, from Atherley Road to Arthurs Hill, for repairs.

Wootton: Firestone Road will be closed between 7am and 6pm from Kite Hill to Havenstreet each day (Monday to Friday, except Bank Holiday Monday, August 31) between Monday and Wednesday, September 2, for repairs.

Yarmouth: Yarmouth Carnival. Tomorrow (Saturday). Tennyson Road, St James’s Street, Bridge Road, The Quay, Quay Street, Market Square, High Street, Basketts Lane, Tennyson Road, Victoria Road, Station Road, Mill Road and Tennyson Road will each be closed for a short period. The procession leaves The Green at 4pm, returning at 5pm. There will be some delays to traffic travelling to and from the Yarmouth to Lymington ferry from the Newport/Shalfleet direction.

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