Island Roads is undertaking a 25 year programme of work to upgrade, enhance and maintain 804 kilometres of rural and urban roads within the Isle of Wight’s highway network. Also included are works to upgrade footways, cycleways, bridges and structures, car parks, CCTV, signage, street furniture and to install new, increased efficiency LED street lighting.
Major works to stabilise a section of the Duver Road, St Helens – a popular beauty spot on the Island - have been completed on time, enabling the road to be reopened ahead of the Easter holidays. more >
Staff at Island Roads have nominated Hampshire and Isle of Wight Air Ambulance (HIOWAA) as their chosen charity for 2015 and have already raised over £170 for the charity in their first fundraising event. more >
New traffic signals installed at Shalfleet which use advanced, microwave detection technology to improve road safety are proving popular with cyclists along this widely used stretch of road. more >