St Mary’s roundabout: Residents deserve answers now, says councillor

roadworks signs

Cllr Garratt said that residents have questions now about the St Mary's Roundabout transformation and they deserve answers.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 6:17pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

New 20mph speed limit through centre of village agreed

20mph sign

The local authority, working in close partnership with the Parish Council, Island Roads and the local ward member, have agreed a series of new speed restrictions throughout the parish to improve road safety.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 11:44am

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

15 months of roadworks to transform St Mary’s roundabout

St Marys Junction Signalised

The Cabinet member responsible for roads says that delays during the 15 months of roadworks are inevitable.

Friday, 19th July, 2019 8:36am

By IW Council Press Office with 9 readers' comments

Seven weeks of roadworks to replace bridge

Freshwater bridge

By undertaking the work in two phases, lane by lane, Island Roads say they're able to keep the road open and reduce local disruption.

Thursday, 18th July, 2019 7:53am

By Gavin Foster with one comment

Diversion in place to allow vital stabilising work in Shanklin

Scotchells Brook road

The difficult work is vital to stabilise the culvert, but Island Roads have planned the work in order to minismise disruption.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 9:23am

By Gavin Foster

Major roadworks at Fishbourne Lane: Over three phases to avoid disruption

Fishbourne Lane pre-works

The duration of the entire scheme is ten weeks, but this is phased to avoid work during the school summer holidays and ensuring that road closures are kept to a minimum.

Wednesday, 10th July, 2019 10:23am

By Claire Robertson with one comment

Contrary to IWC press release Cowes Floating Bridge is operating

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Despite advising the media late Friday afternoon that the floating bridge would be out of action from Monday morning, the IWC are now saying it is in service today.

Monday, 8th July, 2019 8:42am

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Floating bridge out of service all week: Updated

floating bridge chains

Cowes Harbour Commission say the work will take place Tues-Thurs, but Isle of Wight council say the Floating Bridge will be out of action for five days.

Saturday, 6th July, 2019 2:50pm

By IW Council Press Office with 3 readers' comments

Islands Roads say sorry for Newport traffic gridlock and urge drivers to avoid the area

newport live traffic map

The lights are being repaired by a mainland company and hope to be working again by the morning.

Thursday, 4th July, 2019 4:17pm

By IW Council Press Office with 6 readers' comments

Two of Britain’s ‘persistently highest risk rural roads’ are on the Isle of Wight, with one taking second place

police road closed

The Isle of Wight features twice in the top ten list of Britain's persistently highest risk rural roads not being addressed.

Thursday, 4th July, 2019 12:30pm

By Sally Perry with 13 readers' comments

Second chance to get privilege seat on the school bus

vectis blue school bus

If you missed out on applying for a school bus ‘privilege seat’ earlier this month, the Council say there's another opportunity next week.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 12:06pm

By IW Council Press Office

Newport Quay Bridge closed again

Newport Quay bridge closed

Readers were puzzled as to why the bridge was closed again so soon after reopening. OnTheWight has the details.

Friday, 28th June, 2019 10:11am

By Sally Perry