5,000 tonnes of litter, dog waste and leaf fall cleared from Island streets

Road cleaning machine:

Highways PFI contractor, Island Roads, say they are keeping Island streets cleaner and greener.

Tuesday, 20th May, 2014 8:25am

By Rebecca Tuck with 10 readers' comments

Dangerous state of building causes traffic diversion

Urgent work is needed to stabilise the site of The Three Crowns Pub in High Street, Cowes and scaffolding will block access.

Monday, 12th May, 2014 5:55pm

By Rebecca Tuck with 3 readers' comments

Island Roads to focus on some of the most sub-standard stretches of road

Main road brighstone

Island Roads are about to start their next phase of resurfacing some of the 'most sub-standard' roads around the Isle of Wight.

Wednesday, 7th May, 2014 1:32pm

By Rebecca Tuck with 18 readers' comments

New coring tests will check quality of roads reinstated by third parties

Roadworks signs

Island Roads are now introducing "increased measures to ensure highways dug up by third parties are re-instated to a high standard".

Tuesday, 29th April, 2014 1:30pm

By Rebecca Tuck with one comment

Island Roads buys new line painting vehicle

Spencer Jarman

A new road marking vehicle and crew are currently improving highway safety across the Island.

Wednesday, 9th April, 2014 12:06pm

By Rebecca Tuck with one comment

Re-opening of closed roads at Bouldnor and Yarmouth announced

Bouldnor completed road works

Anticipation is high in Yarmouth for the road re-opening due to take place on Friday evening following extensive geo-technical work at Bouldnor.

Thursday, 3rd April, 2014 11:20am

By Rebecca Tuck with 4 readers' comments

Island Roads share the stats on their first year of winter maintenance

Snowy the gritter :

1st April was the first anniversary of the 25 year PFI contract between the Isle of Wight council and Island Roads. Yesterday they released info about completion of the first year of winter maintenance.

Wednesday, 2nd April, 2014 7:50am

By Rebecca Tuck with 5 readers' comments

Military Road, Brook to reopen to two-way traffic

Military Road at Brook

Traffic on a section of the Military Road near Brook has been one-way with lights since a landslide in 2010. It's good to see the water drainage system suggested by Dr Bruce Denness was a success.

Saturday, 29th March, 2014 8:18am

By Rebecca Tuck with 3 readers' comments

Grass cutting scheme gets underway

Grass cutting :

High profile areas adjacent busy highway will be the first to be treated.

Monday, 24th March, 2014 9:21am

By Rebecca Tuck with 12 readers' comments

Island Roads say Bouldnor Road stabilisation scheme progressing well

Bouldnor Road pilings

Island Roads say they hope to finish the stabilisation scheme before 4th April.

Wednesday, 12th March, 2014 9:03am

By Rebecca Tuck with 4 readers' comments

Bouldnor Road: Minibuses for pedestrians and one way system for residents’ cars

Island Roads at Yarmouth Primary

There'll be a change to how residents can access their properties along Tennyson Road and Bouldnor Road as the level of work intensifies. This includes pedestrians having to use minibuses rather than go on foot.

Saturday, 8th March, 2014 8:08am

By Rebecca Tuck

Island Roads apprentices share their experiences

James Coleman Island Roads

Six Islanders, aged between 16 and 24, taken on by Island Roads last September have been sharing their experiences six months into their apprenticeships.

Friday, 7th March, 2014 12:58pm

By Rebecca Tuck