Newport High Street has been placed under an emergency closure to enable Southern Water to rectify a burst water main.

The closure, in place from the junction with St James Street to the junction with Holyrood Street is set to last for a period of five days, or until the works are complete.

Diversion routes are in place, with motorists on the High Street being directed via St James Street, Hunnycross Way, Riverway, and on to Medina Way.

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If you have any queries regarding the above please contact Island Roads on 01983 822440.

Copies of all traffic orders may be viewed on the public notices website isleofwight.roadworks.org.

* Please note that the closure period of the order stated above is for legal reasons. In most scenarios, works are normally completed much sooner than the 5 or 21-day order. However, if the works do overrun, a new, updated order will be issued and published on Island Echo. 

Planned works

For all the latest public notices, which includes planned road closures, traffic & travel information, head over to our dedicated Traffic & Travel page. 

The Temporary Traffic Regulations Order (TTRO) page is updated weekly with the latest temporary traffic orders from Island Roads on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council. 

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