Road linking Whitwell to Niton closed due to flooding (updated)

The emergency closure is due to flooding. Diversions will signposted locally.

flooding on southford lane

Island Roads and Isle of Wight council have issued a road closed notice for Southford Lane, Whitwell.

The road is closed from its junction with Godshill Road, Whitwell, to its junction with Newport Road, Niton for a distance of 650 metres.

The emergency closure is due to flooding. Diversions will signposted locally.

Article edit
10.42 6th Mar 2020 – headline changed from ‘cut through’ to ‘road linking’.

Image: © IW Met Service

Thursday, 5th March, 2020 3:13pm

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bigj

Quite an appropriately named lane.
Perhaps its flooded in the past; before the eco warriors blame global warming.