Isle of Wight travel

Our Travel section is the place to check for fast and accurate travel updates from all the ferry companies, bus, train and hovercraft operator. In this section, we’ll also let you know about road closures and diversions.

Roadworks and road closures week starting 28th July (updated)

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 28th July), whether by car or on the bus find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Monday, 28th July, 2014 7:48am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Ferry in Friday’s deck incident back in service as of 6:40am

St Helen back in service 25 July 2014

The St Helen has been out of operation since its deck collapsed on Friday evening, while authorities carried out an investigation. Its return seeks to relieve pressure on holiday traffic.

Friday, 25th July, 2014 8:46am

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 25th July 2014

Bath Road roadworks signage

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (25th July), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Friday, 25th July, 2014 8:34am

By Sally Perry

Isle of Wight car parkers overpaid £186,706.35 between 2011-13

Mr Moneybags:

We were pretty shocked at the amount of money that Islanders and visitors are unnecessarily putting in to the pockets of the council.

Thursday, 24th July, 2014 8:32pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Newport gridlocked following serious car/pedestrian collision (Update 8)

Traffic jam in Newport on 24 July 2014

This map should help you understand which roads have been affected by traffic tailbacks following the earlier collision.

Thursday, 24th July, 2014 1:59pm

By Simon Perry with 6 readers' comments

Problems with asphalt plant will affect roadworks

Tarmac:

Some roadworks will remain unaffected if they do not require tarmac to be completed.

Thursday, 24th July, 2014 8:56am

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 24th July 2014

Road works road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (24th July), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Thursday, 24th July, 2014 8:09am

By Sally Perry

Temporary speed reduction to come into force on Medina Way

Slice of road

Island Roads say work they're carrying out needs the speed limit to be reduced.

Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014 2:51pm

By Gavin Foster with 5 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 23rd July 2014

Road closed sign:

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (23rd July), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Wednesday, 23rd July, 2014 8:50am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Roadworks and road closures: 22nd July 2014

Road Closed

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (22nd July), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Tuesday, 22nd July, 2014 8:15am

By Sally Perry

Lord Justice says Lymington River Ass/Wightlink appeal ‘should have been given the death a long time ago’

W-class ferry:

Lord Justice Sullivan said, “the claimant’s argument is wholly misconceived, it’s a boot straps argument in that the claimant is trying to pull himself up by his bootstraps."

Monday, 21st July, 2014 4:37pm

By Karen Woods with 7 readers' comments

Here’s what a Wightlink boss said about Friday’s ferry incident and the aftermath (Updated)

John Burrows

Wightlink's Chief Operating Officer was interviewed by BBC Radio Solent's Julian Clegg this morning about Friday's deck collapse - the investigations; how the deck works; safety check; reassuring passengers and an apology. OnTheWight has the full transcript.

Monday, 21st July, 2014 8:53am

By Sally Perry with 15 readers' comments