Travel information for w/c Friday July 15

Portsmouth & Southsea railway station by Andy Cooper

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


FAREHAM: Southampton Road, Titchfield until Tuesday; High Street until July 25; Palmerston Drive, off the entry to the industrial site just off the B3385 Newgate Lane, closed until August; Hill Head Road until August; South Street, Titchfield until September; The Avenue until May; Eastern Way, Quay Street, Portland Street, Western Way, Gosport Road until April 2012

GOSPORT: Military Road until July; Chapel Street until August; Wych Lane until February 2012

LEE-ON-THE-SOLENT: Pier Street until September

HAVANT: Havant Road, Bedhampton Hill Road until July 22; Hulbert Road, Bedhampton Road until August; New Road until November; Southleigh Road until December

WATERLOOVILLE: Purbrook Heath Road until August; Milton Road until March 2012

PETERSFIELD: Pulens Lane until Tuesday

PORTSMOUTH: Arundel Street, Burrfields Road, Clarence Esplanade, Copnor Road, Eastern Road, Eastney Road, Flathouse Road, Fratton Road, James Callaghan Drive, Lake Road, Portsdown Hill Road, Southwick Road, Western Road.



No planned engineering works.


No planned engineering works.


No planned engineering works.



No planned disruption.


· Quay Street will be closed to all traffic heading to Quay St Roundabout from 8am until 4pm daily. During this time, the 38A and 138 will divert via East Street to Delme Arms roundabout then Eastern Way to Fareham bus station.Services 1A, 5, 5A, 57 and 63 will divert via Eastern Way to Fareham bus station. Buses will not be able to call at the bus stop in East Street.

· Due to the closure of Wych Lane in Bridgemary as part of the BRT works, First will be revising services 81, 82, 83, 85, 86 and 88 to take account of the road closure and to adjust the timetable of bus services along the A32. A shuttle service, numbered G1, will operate every 15 minutes between 7am and 7pm on Monday to Saturdays to link with the diverted services. The shuttle bus will operate in a loop, running from Nobes Avenue shops to Gregson Avenue, Wych Lane, Tukes Avenue, Carisbrooke Road, Brading Avenue, Brewers Lane and Nobes Avenue, connecting with the diverted 85, 86 and 88 services at Nobes Avenue.

· There will be lane and bus stop closures at Milton Road in Portsmouth near to the junction of Velder Avenue - southbound only.

· Due to works on Burrfields Bridge, Burrfields Road will be closed. Service 19 to the city centre will follow the normal route up Stubbington Avenue to the lights. Then Copnor Road, Copnor Bridge, Tangiers Road, Folkestone Road, Eastbourne Road, Chesterfield Road, Cobden Avenue and then the normal route from there. Service 19 to North End will follow the normal route into Idsworth Road, then Cobden Avenue, Eastbourne Road, Dover Road, Copnor Bridge, Copnor Road, Stubbington Avenue.

· Edinburgh Road will be closed to all traffic for part of the day on Saturday. All services from the city centre to The Hard will take the normal route to the city centre then at mini roundabout, straight ahead to traffic lights at Unicorn Gate left into Alfred Road to traffic lights.All services from The Hard to city centre will turn right from the Hard and to Cambridge Junction, then the first exit into Cambridge Road and into the city centre via Winston Churchill Avenue and Isambard Brunel Road. Services 13,17 and 18 will use Stanhope Road.

· Southsea Carnival is on Saturday between 10am and 2pm. Services 1-1C-6-6A between 10am and 12.45pm will divert via Waverley Road and Albert Road to the Festing. Service 19 between 10am and 12.45pm from the Strand roundabout will use Clarendon Road. Services 3 and 40 between 10am and 12.45pm will terminate at the Strand Roundabout. Services 5-6-6A between 12pm and 2.30pm will divert via Southsea Terrace and Western Parade.


No planned disruption.