After weeks of disruption for motorists in the Sandown area, the stress continues with the emergency closure of 2 main roads in the town today (Wednesday).
Yaverland Road has been closed to allow Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) to carry out emergency repairs in order to restore power.
The road which connects Sandown to Bembridge has been closed from the junction of Meadow Way to the mini-roundabout at Marshcombe Shute. Motorists need to divert via Morton Common and Yarbridge in both directions as a result.
Meanwhile, on the other side of town, Beachfield Road has been closed due to a sinkhole.
The one-way road was closed overnight to enable Island Roads to undertake repairs. The situation is worse than originally thought and therefore the road remains closed to all motorists today from its junction with Pier Street. Traffic is having to divert using local streets and The Broadway to access Lake Hill.
The closure of Melville Street for fibre cabling works means that traffic is already heavy in the area, with significant delays on Station Road and Albert Street.
Perowne Way is also closed for fibre works, which will add to the traffic using The Broadway and Avenue Road.