Emergency works by Openreach have led to the closure of Westhill Road in Shanklin this morning (Thursday).

The works, which are being undertaken in order to restore internet connection to subscribers, will see the road closed from its junction with Westhill Drive for a distance of 264 metres.

The closure is necessary to allow technicians access to equipment overhead and below ground.

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Diversion are in place alongside traffic management.

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

* 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. 

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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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