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Wilmingham Lane has been closed from its junction with Main Road for a distance of 519 metres in a southerly direction.

This is to enable Southern Water to carry out repairs to burst main – as previously reported yesterday by Island Echo.

The diversion will affect these streets: Thorley Road, Bouldnor Road, Tennyson Road, River Road, Bridge Road, Halletts Shute, Hill Lane, Colwell Road, The Avenue, Avenue Road, High Street, School Green Road, Stroud Road, Afton Road, Newport 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 22:30 hours on 28th September 2020, for a maximum period of five days or until the works are complete, whichever is sooner.

Southern Vectis has issued an update regarding the closure which has meant diversions to their buses.

“Thorley Road remains closed due to emergency roadworks.

“Route 7 Via Newbridge will be diverted via Bouldner to Ningwood then Station Road to Newbridge and as normal. In both directions”

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“This affects the Needles Breezer, which will operate from Yarmouth via Main Road to Freshwater and Freshwater then as normal.

“Apologies if affected.”

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. 

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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Old Mike

Why no mention of Copse Lane?

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