Further to our earlier post about the partial close of Newport Road, Ventnor. This in from the council, in their own words. Ed
Newport Road (between Gills Cliff Road and Down Lane) has been closed to all traffic until approx 3pm on Thursday 28 March so that essential works can be carried out.
A section of the road, along with a retaining wall have been damaged by recent ground movement. An emergency road closure has been put in place while repairs are carried out.
Access to Wroxall and Upper Ventnor businesses will be maintained from the Whiteley Bank Crossroads direction.
A shuttle bus will be in operation from this lunchtime and then between 7am and 7pm each day from Wroxall to Shanklin during the works.
B3327 Ocean View Road, Mitchell Avenue and St Boniface Road, A3055 Leeson Road, Bonchurch Road, Cowleeze Hill, Church Road, Old Village, High Street (Shanklin), A3020 Victoria Avenue, Cliff Bridge, Godshill Road, Whitelely Bank, B3327 Wroxall Road, St Johns Road, High Street (Wroxall), Clarence Road and Newport Road.
Traffic travelling between Newport/ Godshill and Ventnor should use; West Street (Godshill), Whitwell Road, High Street (Whitwell), Ventnor Road, Whitwell Road and Upper Gills Cliff Road.