Major Arreton work to be completed ahead of schedule

Arreton roadworks

Work by Island Roads to reconstruct and resurface the main road through Arreton is due to be completed next week – some four weeks ahead of schedule.

Thursday, 4th June, 2015 12:15pm

By Gavin Foster with 10 readers' comments

Youth Engagement Project leads to jobs with Island Roads

Sean Matthews and Scott Coombes - island roads

After lengthy spells out of work, two young Island men are firmly on the path to a career in highway improvement thanks to the Army and Island Roads.

Tuesday, 28th April, 2015 12:01pm

By Gavin Foster with 3 readers' comments

Night-time work to improve main road into Newport

Diversion road sign

Major night-time work to repair another of the Island’s poor quality stretches of main road is to begin next week.

Thursday, 16th April, 2015 5:28pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Island Roads to create new temporary access during Arreton roadworks

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Island Roads say representatives from 30 Arreton businesses voted overwhelmingly in favour of undertaking the work under one closure for up to 12 weeks, rather than in a series of shorter closures.

Wednesday, 15th April, 2015 10:27am

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Island Roads complete drainage scheme on time

Roadworks signs

Having completed a piece of work on time, Island Roads have chosen to announce it through a press release. Here's what they say.

Tuesday, 10th March, 2015 7:18am

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Work starts to resolve surface water problems on Quarr Hill

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Work by Island Roads begins today (Monday 9th March) to address surface water flooding on Quarr Hill at Binstead.

Monday, 9th March, 2015 4:15pm

By Gavin Foster

Island Roads announce 2015 major resurfacing programme

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Don't forget to let Island Roads know your views on the work they've carried out so far by completing their Annual Survey.

Thursday, 26th February, 2015 12:52pm

By Gavin Foster with 66 readers' comments

Work to repair surface water drainage in Cowes starts

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Work is to start on a scheme to repair the surface water drainage network in Cowes town centre.

Monday, 9th February, 2015 3:13pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

‘Potholes blitz’ underway across the Island say PFI contractor

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If you were concerned about the number of potholes across the Island, you'll be pleased to hear the PFI contractor, Island Roads, will be having a blitz on them.

Wednesday, 28th January, 2015 4:14pm

By Gavin Foster with 13 readers' comments

New intelligent traffic signals planned across the Island

Island Roads - new traffic signals

Island Roads say the work under the Highways PFI programme is the biggest overhaul of traffic signals and pedestrian crossings ever undertaken on the Island.

Tuesday, 27th January, 2015 1:59pm

By Gavin Foster with 21 readers' comments

Island Roads provide additional sandbags and checks ahead of severe bad weather


Many will be pleased to see the £1.4m/per month Highways PFI money being put to good use.

Wednesday, 14th January, 2015 1:35pm

By Gavin Foster with 2 readers' comments

Island Roads to repaint lines on roads in winter rather than resurface them

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Island Roads say they've started a 'major programme' to refresh road markings and white lines across the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 14th January, 2015 12:02pm

By Gavin Foster with 8 readers' comments