EMERGENCY CLOSURE First reported by Island Echo

REOPENED: DANGEROUS TREE LEADS TO CLOSURE OF ROAD NEAR RYDE


A tree that poses a danger to members of the public has resulted in the main road between Ryde and Nettlestone being closed to traffic this afternoon (Tuesday).

Island Roads say they have closed Calthorpe Road in both directions. It is thought the closure has been put in place at the junctions of Puckpool Hill and Bullen Road.

Contractors Groundsells have been requested to attend the site and are making their way to Ryde.

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The road is expected to re-open later on this afternoon.

Southern Vectis Route 8 buses will divert via Puckpool Hill, Duver Road, Bluett Avenue to Seaview in both directions.

UPDATE @ 15:10 – Calthorpe Road has now re-opened in both directions, according to Southern Vectis.

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