Island Roads

Island Roads is now responsible for Isle of Wight roads until 2037 after the Conservative administration awarded them the contract under a PFI scheme.

Nicholson Road application gets green light, despite objection by Island Roads over major highway concerns (Updated)

traffic lights on green and red

The planning applications for development of Nicholson Road, Ryde were approved last night, despite major highways concerns from Island Roads and the Town Council. Details within

Wednesday, 23rd September, 2020 9:38am

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 14 readers' comments

If you have a complaint about impact of St Mary’s roundabout roadworks write directly to Cllr Ward, he says

Cllr Ian Ward and Andrew Tunnicliffe from Island Roads

Cllr Ian Ward says he has his 'finger on the pulse' about St Mary's roundabout and has only received one letter of complaint. He asks residents to write directly to him if they have concerns or queries.

Tuesday, 22nd September, 2020 11:58am

By Sally Perry with 12 readers' comments

Section of Military Road in danger of collapsing in seven years if no action taken

Military Road erosion

It is thought if the plans get approval, it would take eight weeks to complete, but a road closure — potentially only part — would need to be put in place

Wednesday, 16th September, 2020 5:49pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 9 readers' comments

Ducklings rescued from Calbourne drain now released back into the wild

Ducks ready for release

Thanks to the quick thinking actions of the member of the public who spotted the ducks and Island Roads for assisting in their rescue, these ducklings have been given a second chance at life

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 5:01pm

By Anna Price

It was ‘never the case’ that all Isle of Wight roads would be resurfaced, claims Cllr Ian Ward

Cllr Ian Ward in online meeting, with Sandown pier in the background

Cllr Andre says she's dissatisfied about the changing narrative in relation to the Highways PFI contract and "deeply concerned by Cllr Ward's apparent total reliance on the information he's being given by Island Roads"

Thursday, 10th September, 2020 4:19pm

By Sally Perry with 14 readers' comments

Ash Dieback found in 40 per cent of Isle of Wight inspected trees

Ash Tree

At least 60 trees will need to be felled in the coming months after an inspection found that 169 – have been identified with Ash Dieback

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 3:43pm

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Nighttime resurfacing for road out of Town Quay

Town Quay, Cowes

Residents have been thanked for their co-operation and ongoing understanding during the roadworks in Cowes town centre over recent weeks

Friday, 21st August, 2020 9:50am

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Island Roads submit plans to prolong life of important section of Military Road

The Military road at Brook with cars driving past

Island Roads say the challenge of the scheme has been to devise an engineering solution that prolongs the life of this important section of the Island’s infrastructure, but does so in a way that respects the unique environmental and geological characteristics of the site

Tuesday, 11th August, 2020 8:28am

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Overnight roadworks for three busy Newport roads

Newport road and roadworks sign

In order to reduce the impact on residents and road users, the work will be split into several phases. Details within

Wednesday, 5th August, 2020 9:21am

By Gavin Foster

Burst water main results in closed road and diversions

map of road closure in shalfleet

Look out for the diversion as the burst water main is repaired

Tuesday, 4th August, 2020 11:00am

By Sally Perry with one comment

St Mary’s roundabout: Medina Way overnight closure

Dodnor junction of St mary's roundabout

The road will be closed Northbound first and then in both directions. Details within

Thursday, 23rd July, 2020 9:36am

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Letter: Re-scheduled roadworks could be final nail in the coffin for our village’s shops (update)

road closed sign

A small business owner on Godshill says they're devastated that having made it through lockdown and starting to try and build back some trade, they will now have to deal with disruptive roadworks

Sunday, 19th July, 2020 10:20am

By Anonymous with 7 readers' comments