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

Yarmouth Road -

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

Island Roads to test how visible road signs are at night

Testing road signs by Island Roads

Work using hi-tech equipment to test how visible the Island's road signs are at night and in poor weather is about to begin.

Monday, 5th January, 2015 12:40pm

By Gavin Foster with 5 readers' comments

Island Roads scale back road resurfacing over winter

Road works road closed signs

Highways PFI contractor, Island Roads, say they will concentrate on works that are not weather dependent over the winter.

Friday, 28th November, 2014 7:50am

By Gavin Foster with 25 readers' comments

Island Roads to tackle drainage problems on Pallance Road

Flooding on pallance road northwood - island roads

The work by Island Roads as part of the Highways PFI will install improved drainage along a near kilometre stretch of Pallance Road, replacing the existing system which is frequently overwhelmed during rainfall.

Wednesday, 26th November, 2014 2:11pm

By Gavin Foster

Grant money given to Island Roads to upgrade riverside path

Alan Ransom:

OnTheWight asked the spokesperson for Island Roads two days ago whether this was outside the PFI contract, but they have failed to respond.

Thursday, 11th September, 2014 6:30am

By Gavin Foster with 6 readers' comments

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