SHANKLIN TO WROXALL CYCLE TRACK CLOSED DUE TO AN UNSAFE TREE

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Cycle track from Shanklin to Wroxall has been closed from its junction with Newchurch Footpath 39 to its junction with Yarborough Road, Wroxall due to an unsafe tree. 

The diversion will affect these streets: Newchurch Footpath 39, Godshill Road, Whiteley Bank, St Johns Road, Station Road, Castle Road & Yarborough Road.

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.

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From 15:30 hours on 28th August 2020, for a maximum period of twenty-one days or until the site has been made safe, whichever is sooner.

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 isleofwight.roadworks.org.

* 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. 

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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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Jon Choo

21 days, maybe less maybe more, huh, surely it would take no more than two days. So let me get this straight, a cycle track is getting closed and cyclists and ‘walkers’- I presume because of the no pedestrian sign on the map, are to have to walk and ride for an extended period when a tree could be mad safe in two days !

Billy Reynolds

B ullen road has a tree fallen, OR was it ‘pushed’ if it was in the way and had a TPO (Tree preservation order) on such?
 
Never put such moves past those who wish to destroy as much land as possible in their pursiut of maximising profit.
 
Not likely, YET, but wait until permission is granted by the developers friends, and then some ‘careless’ digger driver will ‘accidently’ damage whatever is in the way, and will be no doubt ‘tickled pink’ by his actions.

Tony

Serious issue, unsafe tree!!!! Go to Firestone or Parkhurst or any other wood, and there are loads of unsafe trees. Pathetic nanny state.

Billy Reynolds

Tony, agree it ‘looks’ like the pathetic nanny state. Often the reality is the lawyers and and the ‘Where there’s a blame there is a claim’ culture aided and encouraged by such money grabbing sharks.   So now, IF an accident happens, one of the first thoughts on the publics mind, will be, ‘How much compo is that worth’   So companies have to go over the top with H&S to try to avoid such massive claims ruining them. IF they don’t, their insurance won’t give them any cover, then, any claim would mean the owner(s) ending up totally bankrupt… Read more »

Adyankle

For the best , one of the most boring walks on this lovely island

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