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UPDATED: BRADING HIGH STREET TO CLOSE TONIGHT FOR SEWERAGE CLEARANCE

The main road between Ryde and Sandown will be closed tonight (Tuesday) for emergency sewerage clearance works.

Brading High Street will be shut in both directions from 18:30* whilst engineers from Dyno Rod work to clear a clogged up sewer, which is causing properties in the area to flood.

Dyno Rod caused lengthy tailbacks in Brading for a short period this afternoon when they tried to quickly rectify the issue, but it has been deemed that a more intensive operation is required.

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Motorists will have to divert via St Helens, Bembridge and Yaverland, or via Ashey and Brading Downs.

Southern Vectis say that all Route 2 and 3 buses will operate from Beaper Shute into Carpenters Road, through to Bembridge and then onwards to Marshcombe Shute and Morton Common.

*It was initially reported by Island Roads that the road would be closed at 20:30. They have now confirmed that the road will be closed at 18:30.

UPDATE @ 22:55 – Brading High Street has now re-opened in both directions.

Buses are returning to a normal route.

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anne eldridge
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anne eldridge

3 time my bloody house has been flooded in 4 months

Jane Johnson
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Jane Johnson

Ohhh it’s u causing all the agro Anne! Aww bless ya can’t believe it’s been flooded 3 times . Hopefully it will get sorted tonight x

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