Travel information for Portsmouth, south east Hampshire and West Sussex for w/c Friday March 4, 2011

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Keeping you on the move in Portsmouth, Fareham, Gosport, Havant, Waterlooville and Chichester.

Roads

FAREHAM: Palmerston Drive, off the entry to the industrial estate just off the B3385 Newgate Lane, closed until August; Hill Head Road until August, Quay Street, West Street until March 31; Winchester Road, Wickham and Blind Lane, Wickham, until March 11;

GOSPORT: Chapel Street until June; Wych Lane until December

WATERLOOVILLE: Maurepas Way until March 11; Hambledon Road, Crookhorn Lane until April

HAVANT: Middle Park Way until March 17; Havant Road until July;

HAYLING ISLAND: Rails Lane until March 15

PETERSFIELD: Sussex Road until July; Cranford Road until May

PORTSMOUTH: Ashby Place, Cairo Terrace, Chaucer Avenue, Cheltenham Road, Clive Road, Commercial Road, Copnor Road, Falmouth Road, Isambard Brunel Road, Keats Avenue, Mile End Road, Neville Road, Oyster Street, Shelley Avenue, Target Road, Telephone Road, Third Avenue, Winston Churchill Avenue.

A27: Work to be carried out on Portchester Road from March 7 until March 11, between 7pm and 5am. Some diversions will be in place.

A3: Work continues on the Hindhead tunnel.

Rail

SOUTHWEST TRAINS

No planned engineering works.

Visit southwesttrains.co.uk for more information.

SOUTHERN RAILWAY

No planned engineering works.

Visit southernrailway.com for more information.

FIRST GREAT WESTERN

On Sunday, most trains from Portsmouth Harbour to Cardiff Central will arrive a few minutes later at Cardiff Central.

Visit firstgreatwestern.co.uk for more information.

Bus and Ferry routes

STAGECOACH

Due to a sewer collapse, Wells Lane in Hayling Island is partly closed. Services 30,31 and 630 will be diverted via Fishery Lane, Marshall Road and St Hermans then back on normal route in Wells Lane.

This diversion will be used on both directions on the 30, 31 and 630 services for 5 days.

The junction between Winston Churchill Avenue and Isambard Brunel Road in Portsmouth is to be made smaller to make way for new homes as part of the Somerstown regeneration project.

All journeys on route 23 and Hoverbus towards Southsea will turn left at the roundabout before making a U-turn at the Bradford junction roundabout.

FIRST

Wych Lane will be closed to all traffic from Sunday until November or December in connection with changes to the road layout. Service 85 and 86 will be diverted from Nobes Avenue Shops to Gregson Avenue, Cunningham Drive and Fareham Road in both directions. This will affect the running time of this service.

Service 88 will also divert from Carisbrooke Road, Brading Avenue, Brewers Lane, Nobes Avenue, Gregson Avenue, Cunningham Drive and Fareham Road in both directions.

A shuttle service, numbered G1, will operate every 15 minutes between about 7am and 7pm Monday to Saturdays to link with the diverted services.

The shuttle bus will operate in an anti-clockwise loop, running from Nobes Avenue Shops to Gregson Avenue, Wych Lane, Tukes Avenue, Carisbrooke Road, Brading Avenue, Brewers Lane and Nobes Avenue, back to connect with the diverted 85 86 and 88 services at Nobes Avenue Shops.

Tickets will be available for issue on the G1 to all points on the 82-88 services.

Additionally service 85 and 86 will also operate a smaller loop in the evenings and on Sundays.

Services coming from Gosport will operate as normal to Nobes Avenue Shops, then via Gregson Avenue, Wych Lane, Tukes Avenue, Brookers Lane, Wych Lane, Gregson Avenue, then Cunningham Drive and Fareham Road.

Buses coming from Fareham will operate via the Fareham Road to Cunningham Drive, Gregson Drive, Wych Lane, Tukes Avenue, Brookers Lane, Wych Lane, Gregson Avenue, Nobes Avenue and then as normal towards Gosport. The evening and Sunday smaller loop will always operate in this anti-clockwise loop.

Due to road works, the bus stop at the top of Winston Churchill Avenue at the roundabout in Portsmouth will be closed.

Services 17 and 18 will not serve this stop. Customers are advised to use the neighbouring stops instead.

IOW FERRIES

Due to the annual routine surveys of Wight Ryder I and Wight Ryder II a revised timetable will be in operation between March 4 until April 1.