One of the main routes into Shanklin has been closed due to a gas leak this afternoon (Thursday).
The Island’s bus operator Southern Vectis has said that a section of Victoria Avenue has been shut to allow the emergency repair works to take place.
As a result of the closure, route 2 buses serving the area between Shanklin and Whiteley Bank are being diverted.
Those traveling in that direction are being advised to divert via Apse Heath.
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