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: 31st March

Roadworks:

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (31st March), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Tuesday, 31st March, 2015 7:49am

By Sally Perry

Travel disruption – 31 March 2015 (Update 3)

Windy trees:

High winds are having a impact on transport currently.

Tuesday, 31st March, 2015 7:04am

By Simon Perry

Have you added your signature to either the pro or anti fixed-link e-petitions?

Solent forts:

If you haven't but want to, you have until just before midnight tonight. Just follow the links in the article.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 1:42pm

By Sally Perry with 66 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures week starting 30th March

Road closed roadworks

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 30th March) or next, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Monday, 30th March, 2015 7:54am

By Sally Perry

Car-deck failure ferry to sail the Italian seas

St Helen

Although apparently still under investigation after the mezzanine car deck collapsed last summer, the St Helen will now go onto pastures new in Italy, where it will continue operating as a passenger ferry.

Friday, 27th March, 2015 1:37pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments

Quality of pavement resurfacing not up to scratch, forcing re-resurfacing (Photos)

Queen's Road pavement resurfacing in March 2015

It's good to hear that shoddy work carried out on behalf of Island Roads is being corrected at no extra cost to the Island, but the inconvenience of closed roads and pavements has not been welcomed by residents.

Friday, 27th March, 2015 10:49am

By Sally Perry with 8 readers' comments

Roadworks and road closures: 27th March

Road works road closed signs

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (27th March), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Friday, 27th March, 2015 7:10am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 26th March

Road cones:

If you’re out and about on the roads today or tomorrow (26th March), whether by car or on the bus, find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks.

Thursday, 26th March, 2015 7:07am

By Sally Perry

Read the £100k Fixed link study from 1998, released by Pro-Link campaigners (Updated)

Pile of papers by Robert Couse-Baker

The £100,000 fixed link feasibility study from 1998 has been made public by the Pro-link campaigners, who say an updated version needs to be commissioned.

Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 3:14pm

By Thomas Cowley with 67 readers' comments

Veni, Vidi, Vinci?

Vinci at Versailles

An interesting sign for those following the Highways PFI contract was spotted on a recent trip to Paris by this contributor to OnTheWight.

Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 10:22am

By Mike Starke with one comment

Roadworks and road closures: 25th March

Road closed road works shanklin

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

Wednesday, 25th March, 2015 7:11am

By Sally Perry

Roadworks and road closures: 24th March

Bath Road roadworks signage

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

Tuesday, 24th March, 2015 7:48am

By Sally Perry