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Long delays are being reported around Newport this afternoon (Friday).

Isle of Wight Radio listeners are reporting build ups along Long Lane and Staplers Road heading into Newport.

Traffic is also said to be heavy near to Downend and Robin Hill, with drivers reporting delays of at 20 minutes.

It’s understood temporary traffic lights have been erected by Mayfield Drive and Staplers Road which is leading to some disruption.

Traffic is also now very heavy along Fairlee Road heading into Newport.

*UPDATED 4.20pm

*Emergency gas repair works are leading to delays this afternoon.