Overnight disruption for drivers on the M27

On the evening of October 23,1970 two tankers collided six miles south of the Isle of Wight. 13 crewmen died.

Flames from the oil tanker Pacific Glory could be seen from Portsdown Hill

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ROUTINE maintenance of CCTV cameras on the M27 is to be carried out next week.

The work will take place along the east and westbound carriageways of the motorway overnight, between 10pm and 6am, from Monday until next Wednesday.

During this time there will be a lane closure in place.

There is also ongoing disruption to the motorway at junction 4 to 5 eastbound as drainage work is carried out overnight for around two weeks.