Roadworks and road closures week starting 8th December

If you’re out and about on the roads this week (starting 8th December), whether by car or on the bus find out where there might be travel delays by looking at our list of roadworks and road closures

Road closed roadworks

Unplanned closures

Cliff Path, Lake – closed to vehicles due to safety reasons
Cliff Path, Lake – closed to pedestrians from Winchester house car park to Skew Bridge path / Lake Cliff Gardens due to safety reasons
Cliff Path, Shanklin – closed to pedestrians between Delphi Road and St Boniface Cliff Road due to safety reasons
Undercliff Drive, Niton – between Mirables (in the west) and Seven Sisters Road (in the east) – closed for safety reasons
East Cowes Esplanade remains closed until further notice for safety reasons

List of roadworks and road closures taking place week starting Monday 8th December as provided by Island Roads.

ALUM BAY:
Alum Bay New Road
(approx. 300 metres from the entrance to the Needles Park). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 6.30am until 6pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) between Monday 8 December and Wednesday 10 December 2014 for drainage works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

BINSTEAD:
Newnham Road
(junction with Firestone Copse Road). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) between Monday 1 December and Friday 12 December 2014 for drainage works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

Church Road (outside a property called The Holt). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 6.30am until approx. 3.30pm on each day between Wednesday 17 December and Friday 19 December 2014 carriageway repair works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

BRADING:
Marshcombe Shute.
One way restriction. A one way restriction is in operation in Marshcombe Shute in an Eastbound direction (towards Bembridge) from a point 45 metres to the East of Yarbridge Crossroads to Yaverland Road junction from 3.30pm on Tuesday 16 September 2014. The one way restriction is necessary due to the installation of larger temporary safety barriers which have been erected in the interests of road safety by Island Roads adjacent to the railway and River Yar bridges. The vehicle restraint options for B3395 Marshcombe Shute are being considered in consultation with interested parties. Because of the steps that need to be taken before work can begin on site, it is expected that the scheme will not be completed until the end of April 2015. The one way system will also stay in place until the works are completed. A full road closure of a few days will be required. The alternative route for all traffic travelling in a Westbound towards Yarbridge Crossroads Brading direction will be; B3395 Yaverland Road and Culver Parade, Fort Street, Avenue Road A3055 Morton Road and Morton Common. The one- way restriction will then be removed. A The 6ft 6in width restriction in Yaverland Road, Yaverland will be temporarily suspended whilst the one way restriction is in operation. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

A3055 Morton Road / New Road / High Street / Rowborough Lane (from Morton Common to Carpenters Road). Temporary lane closures / traffic lights will be in operation at times between 9.30am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 25 November Friday until Tuesday 9 December 2014 for cable recovery works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

COWES:
A3020 Newport Road
(near junction with Three Gates Road). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation between 9.30am and 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 9 December 2014 until Monday 15 December 2014 for cable repair works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

Baring Road (outside 168, approx. 110 metres from Wooddale Road junction) Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 4.30pm Thursday 4 December until approx. 4.30pm on Wednesday 10 December 2014 for emergency gas main repair works by Southern Gas Networks. Some traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN GAS NETWORKS ON 0845 070 1431

EAST COWES:
Esplanade
will be closed from 2.30pm on Friday 25 April 2014 for the foreseeable future between 375 metres to the northeast of Cambridge Road and the end of the highway 860 metres to the northeast of Cambridge Road. There is no alternative route for traffic. This closure is necessary to avoid danger to persons or other traffic using the road due to a landslip. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT THE ISLE OF WIGHT COUNCIL ON 01983 821000

John Nash Avenue will be closed from 9am on Monday 8 December until 1630 hours on Wednesday 17 December 2014 between A3021 York Avenue and a point 30 metres to the northeast. The closure is required for the connection of a new gas main to an existing gas main at the junction with A3021 York Avenue. The diversion route will be: A3021 York Avenue, New Barn Road, Sylvan Avenue and John Nash Avenue. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

FRESHWATER:
Tennyson Road / High Street / Heathfield Road
(from Freshwater Telephone exchange to A3020 Colwell Road). Temporary lane closures / traffic lights will be in operation at times between 9.30am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Wednesday 3 December until Friday 12 December 2014 for cable recovery works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

A3055 School Green Road (outside 26). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am on Monday 12 January until approx. 4.30pm on Friday 16 January 2015 for the installation of a new gas connection by Southern Gas Networks. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN GAS NETWORKS ON 0845 070 1431

Cameron Close will be closed to vehicular traffic from 7am on Monday 18 November 2013 until 7am on Monday 18 May 2015 between the northern boundary of number 2 (45 metres north of the junction with Camp Road) and the end of the surfaced highway (110 metres to the northeast of Camp Road). The closure is required for the demolition of existing buildings and construction of a new development by Stoneham Construction Ltd. There is no alternative route for vehicular traffic. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT STONEHAM CONSTRUCTION ON 01983 883723

GODSHILL:
A3020 Newport Road (outside British Telecom exchange) Temporary traffic lights will be in operation between 9.30am and 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 9 December 2014 until Monday 15 December 2014 for cable repair works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

GURNARD:
Hillis Gate Road
(approx. 100 metres from Rolls Hill Road junction, outside Mary View). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 6.30am until 6pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) between Monday 8 December and Wednesday 10 December 2014 for carriageway repair works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

LAKE:
Ranalagh Road / Cliff Road / Cliff Path
. From 1200hrs on Friday 18 July 2014 for the foreseeable future the following roads / path will be closed to vehicular traffic: Cliff Road / Cliff Path will be closed from point 55 metres to the northwest of the junction with Ranalagh Road to point 185 metres to the south west of the junction with Cliff Gardens (the southern boundary of number 6). Ranalagh Road will also be closed from Cliff Road to a point 10 metres to the west of Cliff Road. During the period of closure there is no alternative route for vehicles. The closure is required due to erosion. Pedestrian access will be maintained as usual.FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

A3055 Sandown Road / Lake Hill / (from A3056 Newport Road to Beachfield Road) Temporary lane closures / traffic lights will be in operation at times between 9.30am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 25 November Friday until Tuesday 9 December 2014 for cable recovery works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

NEWPORT:
Whitcombe Road
(from The Quarr Group to Viewpoint Car Park). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am until approx. 3.30pm on each day between Monday 8 December and Wednesday 10 December 2014 footway works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

Long Lane (outside Everland). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) between Monday 15 December and Wednesday 17 December 2014 for carriageway repair works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

B3323 Carisbrooke Road (junction with Recreation Ground Road ). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am until approx. 3.30pm on each day between Monday 5 January and Friday 7 January 2014 carriageway repair works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

NINGWOOD:
Main Road
(by West Hill Cottages). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am until approx. 3.30pm on each day between Monday 8 December and Wednesday 10 December 2014 for the repair of a blocked pipe by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

NITON:
Rectory Road
(outside property called Nutkins) Temporary traffic control will be in operation from 9am until 3.30pm on Monday 8 December and Tuesday 9 December 2014 for kerbing works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

NORTHWOOD:
Pallance Road
was closed from Pallance Lane to Wyatts Lane between 9am on Monday 1 December and Friday 5 December 2014. The road will also be closed for approximately 3 days between Monday 15 December and Friday 19 December 2014 the dates of this closure will be confirmed in the next few days here and on site. A further closure of Pallance Road will be necessary between 9am on Monday 5 January and approx. Tuesday 31 March 2015. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation at times when necessary during the works. The closure is necessary for drainage works scheme by Island Roads. The diversion route will be: Through Traffic; Pallance Road, Hillis Gate Road, Rolls Hill Road, Little Whitehouse Road, Whitehouse Road, A3054 Forest Road and Link Road to Parkhurst Road, A3020 Parkhurst Road, Horsebridge Hill, Cowes Road and Newport Road, Nodes Road and Pallance Road. Light / Local Traffic: Pallance Road, Hills Gate Road, Noke Common, Horsebridge Hill, Cowes Road Newport Road, Nodes Road and Pallance Road. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

PORCHFIELD:
Whitehouse Road
(near junction with Colemans Lane). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am until approx. 3.30pm on each day between Monday 8 December and Wednesday 10 December 2014 footway works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

RYDE:
A3055 Beaper Shute / Brading Road
(from Carpenters Road to Westridge Cross Roads) Temporary lane closures / traffic lights will be in operation at times between 9.30am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 25 November Friday until Tuesday 9 December 2014 for cable recovery works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

A3055 Marlborough Road (from Appley Road to a point approx. 70 metres from the junction with Appley Road). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation as necessary from Monday 8 December until approx. Friday 12 December 2014 for gas main replacement works by Southern Gas Networks. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN GAS NETWORKS ON 0845 070 1431

The Strand will be closed between East Street and West Hill Road from 9am on Friday 21 November 2014 until Friday 27 February 2015. The closure is for a Sewer Flood Alleviation Scheme to upsize the existing sewer pipeline. The diversion route will be; West Street, Dover Street and Esplanade. Works are due to start near to the junction with West will Road. Temporary traffic lights will be in operation when necessary from Monday 17 November 2014 until the end of the scheme. Some traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN WATER ON 0845 278 0845

Esplanade (various locations from Dover Street Roundabout to East Hill Road). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation at times from 9.30am until 3.30pm on some days between Monday 8 December and Friday 12 December 2014 for street light replacement works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

Dover Street (various locations from Dover Street Roundabout to Park Road). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation at times from 9.30am until 3.30pm on some days between Monday 8 December and Friday 12 December 2014 for street light replacement works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

SANDOWN:
A3055 Broadway
(from Beachfield Road to Avenue Road) Temporary lane closures / traffic lights will be in operation at times between 9.30am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 25 November Friday until Tuesday 9 December 2014 for cable recovery works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

A3055 Avenue Road / Morton Common (from Broadway to Morton Road) Temporary lane closures / traffic lights will be in operation at times between 9.30am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 25 November Friday until Tuesday 9 December 2014 for cable recovery works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993

SHALFLEET:
Main Road
(near junction with Elm Lane). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 6.30am until 6pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) between Monday 8 December and Wednesday 10 December 2014 for carriageway repair works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

SHANKLIN:
A3055 Arthurs Hill
(from near to North Road / Atherley Road junction to Wilton Park Road). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9.30am until 3.30pm on Thursday 11 December, and Friday 12 December 2014 for street light replacement works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

A3055 Arthurs Hill (junction with North Road / Atherley Road / Hope Hill). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9.30am until 3.30pm on Friday 12 December 2014 for street light replacement works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

A3020 Victoria Avenue (outside 26). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am on Tuesday 9 December until approx. 5pm on Friday 12 December 2014 for the installation of a new gas connection by Southern Gas Networks. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN GAS NETWORKS ON 0845 070 1431

Cliff Path will be closed from 9.30am on Monday 20 January 2014 for the foreseeable future to pedestrians from Skew Bridge Path to Winchester House Car Park. The closure is required due to erosion/ land movement. During the period of closure the alternative route for pedestrians will be; Skew Bridge Path, A3055 Sandown Road and Winchester House Car Park. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

A3055 North Road / Arthurs’s Hill / Sandown Road (from Clarendon Road to A3056 Newport Road at Lake Traffic Lights) Temporary lane closures / traffic lights will be in operation at times between 9.30am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) from Tuesday 25 November Friday until Tuesday 9 December 2014 for cable recovery works by A/Plant for British Telecom. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT BRITISH TELECOM ON 0800 917 3993


ST HELENS:
Duver Road
will be closed from 8am on Monday I December 2014 until 6pm on Tuesday 31 March 2015 between Upper Green Road and the end of the highway 520 metres to the north east (at the entrance to The Duver Car Park). The closure is for bridge stabilisation works, carriageway and footway repairs, resurfacing, drainage, kerbing and verge works. The alternative route will be: B3330 Eddington Road and roads within Nodes Point Holiday Park which will be clearly signed. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

ST LAWRENCE:
A3055 Undercliff Drive
will remain closed from St Catherine’s Road to Seven Sisters Road (Western Junction), between Barrington Lodge, near to the western junction with Seven Sisters Road and Mirables which is located about a mile towards Niton. Following significant ground movement in the area in early February 2014, Undercliff Drive has been physically closed between Mirables (in the west) and a point 560 metres to the West of Seven Sisters Road (in the east) for safety reasons. There is now no access for vehicles or pedestrians.
The Isle of Wight Council, working with partner agencies including Island Roads and with support from the army, led an operation in February to help residents of nine properties in Undercliff Drive (In an area known as ‘Woodlands’) remove possessions from their homes after they were advised to leave for safety reasons. A formal road and footpath closure will be in operation from Saturday 15 February for the foreseeable future. Island Roads’ work in the road has been suspended and the road will remain closed until the ground has stabilised and further monitoring can be carried out to determine its future. Access to businesses and attractions in Undercliff Drive. During the period of closure the alternative route for traffic will be; Pedestrians; A3055 Undercliff Drive, Public Footpath V81, V77, NT28, NT29, NT30 and A3055 Undercliff Drive. Cyclists and Equestrians; A3055 Undercliff Drive, Seven Sisters Road, St Lawrence Shute, Whitwell Road, Ventnor Road, High Street (Whitwell), Kemming Road, Chatfield Road, Rectory Road, High Street (Niton), Institute Hill, Barrack Shute and A3055 Undercliff Drive. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

VENTNOR:
B3327 Newport Road
between Steephill Down Road and Council Yard, outside 9)
Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9.30am until approx. 3.30pm on Tuesday 9 December, Wednesday 10 December and Thursday 11 December 2014 for carriageway regulating / repairs by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

Bath Road. A one way restriction will be in operation from La Falaise car Park to Belgrave Road between 9am on Tuesday 29 October 2013 until approx. Monday 3 November 2014. The restriction is due to the reduction in road. DIVERSION ROUTE: Belgrave Road, Zig Zag Road, Alpine Road, Church Street, Hambrough Road, Shore Hill, Esplanade and Bath Road.
Note: From 8.30am on Monday 3 November until 3.30pm on Monday 22 December 2014 Bath Road is due to be closed to repair the retaining wall. Diversions will be signposted. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

Longdown Steps Public Footpath V102 will be closed from 10am on Monday 12 May for the foreseeable future between South Street and St Catherine’s Street. This closure is necessary to avoid danger to persons using the footpath until wall repair works have been undertaken. The diversion route for pedestrians will be; South Street, West Street, High Street, Victoria Street, Wheelers Bay Road and St Catherine’s Street. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

Gills Cliff Road (outside 3, just over 100 metres above traffic lights) Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 8.30am on Monday 8 December until approx. 4pm on Tuesday 9 December 2014 for emergency water main repair works by Clancy Docwra for Southern Water. Some traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN WATER ON 0845 278 0845

Marlborough Road will be closed from 9am on Monday 27 October 2014 until 4pm on Friday 19 December 2014 between Tulse Hill and the northern end of The Grove Car Park. The closure is for a sewer alleviation scheme outside a property called Grove Hurst by Clancy Docwra for Southern Water. The alternative route will be: Westbound: Marlborough Road, High Street, Victoria Street, Albert Street, Pier Street, Church Street, Alpine Road and Marlborough Road. Eastbound: Marlborough Road, Alpine Road, Church Street, High Street and Marlborough Road. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN WATER ON 0845 278 0845

WHITELEY BANK:
A3020 Godshill Road / Shanklin Road / Canteen Road
(at Whitelely Bank Cottage) Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am on Monday 8 December until 4.15pm on Wednesday 10 December 2014 for the installation of a new gas service by Southern Gas Networks. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT SOUTHERN GAS NETWORKS ON 0845 070 1431

WOOTTON:
Whiterails Road
(by the entrance to Butterfly World). Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 9am until 3.30pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) between Monday 15 December and Wednesday 17 December 2014 for carriageway repair works by Island Roads. Traffic delays will occur. FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

YARMOUTH / THORLEY:
Thorley Road
(between the bend north of Thorley Manor Farm and Thorley Bridge)
Temporary traffic lights will be in operation from 6.30am until 6pm on each day (Mondays to Fridays) between Monday 15 December and Wednesday 17 December 2014 for carriageway repair works by Island Roads.
Traffic delays will occur.
FOR FURTHER DETAILS ABOUT THESE WORKS PLEASE CONTACT ISLAND ROADS ON 01983 822440

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