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Sandown Road, between Lake and Shanklin, will be closed from its junction with Cemetry Road to its junction with Winchester House Car Park from 19:00 on Thursday until 07:00 the following morning. 

This is to enable contractors to safely remove the footbridge at Skew Bridge.

The diversion will affect these streets: Cemetry Road, Green Lane, Landguard Manor Road & Landguard Road; Clarendon Road, Landguard road, Landguard Manor Road, Green Lane & Cemetry Road.

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Diversion route(s) will be signed at the time of closure. Reasonable facilities will be provided to allow access to adjacent premises while the road is closed.

Until the road is required to be closed, temporary traffic lights will be in situ and be in operation from this morning (Tuesday).

Sandown Road will be closed from 1900 on Thursday 14th until 0700 on Friday 15th January.

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

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* 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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Tim C
Tim C
13 days ago

This article doesn’t actually say that they are going to replace the foot bridge! Hope so or a lemmings situation could occur here.

Reply to  Tim C
12 days ago

It will be fenced off they wouldn’t leave a gapping night hole

Reply to  Tim C
12 days ago

the previous article does say whats happening.
the bridge is being removed, painted and put back.
the walkway on the bridge is being replaced as it is rusted out

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