Traffic Information

One week from Thursday, August 15, 2014

Alum Bay: Alum Bay New Road Needles fireworks displays. Thursday evening. When parking is full at The Needles Park, a road closure will operate in Alum Bay New Road. 

Bembridge: Sandown Road (opposite entrance to Britten Norman at Bembridge Airport). Traffic lights until 3.30pm today (Friday) for repairs.

Cowes: Park Road. Traffic lights until 3.30pm today (Friday) for repairs.

Freshwater: Cameron Close will be closed to traffic until 2015 for the construction of a new development.

Freshwater: A temporary 30mph speed restriction on the Newport Road/ Freshwater Road, Freshwater, from 140 metres east of the junction with Manor Road to the entrance of Tapnell Farm, until 8pm on Monday, when the V – Dub Festival takes place. Traffic lights when required.

Gurnard: Shore Road / Worsley Road will be closed until 4pm today (Friday) between Woodvale Road and Solent View Road for emergency electric cable work, adjacent to the section of Shore Road leading to Gurnard Sailing Club.

Newchurch: Alverstone Road (between Pollards and Sandylands). Traffic lights until today (Friday).

Newport: Trafalgar Road (from St Johns Place to Carisbrooke Road). Traffic lights and lane restrictions from 7.30pm until 11pm today (Friday) for streetlight replacement .

Newport: Medina Way. Lane restrictions between Coppins Bridge Roundabout and St Mary’s Roundabout from 7.30pm until 6am on each night, Monday to Friday, until about next Friday, August 22, for crash barrier repair and replacement .

Newport: High Street (opp County Hall). Temporary lane closures until 3pm today (Friday) for new gas connection.

Newport: Forest Road (various locations from the access road to Parkhurst Forest to Whitehouse Road). Traffic lights until 4pm today (Friday) for new water main.

Newport: Fairlee Road (from Snooks Hill to Medina High School). Traffic lights and lane closures from 7.30pm until 11pm on each day between Monday and next Friday, August 22, for streetlight replacement.

Rookley: Main Road (various locations between Niton Road and near Country Park). Traffic lights and lane closures from 9.30am until 3.30pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, for streetlight replacement.

Ryde: West Street (from Swanmore Road to Spencer Road). Traffic lights and lane restrictions from 9.30am until 3.30pm bet-ween Monday and Friday and on Tuesday, August 26, for streetlight replacement.

Ryde: Puckpool Hill (from Springvale Road to Appley Road). Traffic lights and lane restrictions from 9.30am until 3.30pm today (Friday) and Monday, for streetlight replacement.

Shanklin: Oaklyn Gardens will be closed from 6.30am until 6pm on Thursday, between Witbank Gardens and Green Lane, for repairs.

Yarmouth: Bouldnor Road (Holbrookes Bridge, near junction with Hill Place Lane). Traffic lights from 9am until 3.30pm on Monday and Tuesday, for the replacement of a barrier .

Yarmouth: Bouldnor Road (outside Little Thatch, between Hill Place Lane and St Swithins Close). Traffic lights from 9am on Tuesday until September a new gas service.

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