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EMERGENCY CLOSURE LEADS TO DIVERSIONS

roadclosedEmergency electrical roadworks in Newport High Street are set to cause delays this morning and have resulted in the diversion of a number of Southern Vectis buses.

The High Street is expected to be closed until midday, with Routes 6, 7, 12 and 38 diverting as follows:

ROUTE 6

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The diversion for Route 6 towards Newport will be Cedar Hill, left into Carisbrooke High Street, right into Priory Road, Gunville Road, Forest Road, St Mary’s Roundabout, Hunnyhill and St James Street and the bus station. Out of Newport it will be diverted via Trafalgar Road and will not serve Drill hall Road bus stop.

ROUTE 7

The diversion for Route 7 towards Newport is Forest Road,St Mary’s Roundabout, Hunnyhill and St James Street and the bus station. Out of Newport it will be diverted via Trafalgar Road and will not serve Drill hall Road bus stop

ROUTE 12

The diversion for Route 12 towards Newport is Clatterford Road, Priory Road, Gunville Road, Forest Road, St Mary’s Roundabout, Hunnyhill and St James Street and the bus station. Out of Newport it will be diverted via Trafalgar Road and will not serve Drill hall Road bus stop

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ROUTE 38

The diversion for Route 38 towards Newport is Taylor Road, right into Gunville Road, Forest Road,St Mary’s Roundabout, Hunnyhill and St James Street and the bus station. Out of Newport it will be diverted via Trafalgar Road and will not serve Drill hall Road bus stop

The closure has caused greater diversions due to the closure of Whitepit Lane in Carisbrooke.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area if possible.

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