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Rew Lane, Upper Ventnor has been closed from its junction with Newport Road for a distance of 318.00 metres in a westerly direction.

This is to allow fault locating, excavation & works to repair low voltage mains fault to restore existing supplies, backfill and reinstate.

The diversion will affect these streets: Rew Lane, West Street, High Street, Clarence 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.

From 09:19 hours on 13th January 2021, for a maximum period of twenty-one days or until the works are complete, whichever is sooner.

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) have said that a planned outage in the areas with postcodes PO38 1YH and PO38 3AX have been affected.

Power was switched off at 09:00 and is hoped to be restored by 13:00.

A spokesperson for SSEN has said:

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“We’re sorry for the loss of supply. The reason you’re currently without power is a planned outage in the areas listed.

“We have turned off your electricity supply to allow us to safely carry out essential work to our electrical equipment.

“By doing this, it’ll help us to improve the reliability of our service to you for the future.

“If you have any questions or require more information, please call us on 105 or send us a message on Facebook or Twitter (@ssencommunity) with reference ‘195919’. You will have received a letter from us confirming your power will be interrupted with specific information relating to your property. If you did not receive this letter, you can assume your power will not be interrupted.”

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. 

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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