Motorists face disruption as they travel home this evening (Tuesday), with Staplers Road in Newport being fully closed by Southern Water.
Both lanes of the main road in and out of Newport are shut due to emergency sewer repairs, according to Island Roads.
Staplers Road has been closed from its junction with Snooks Hill to the roundabout off Pan Meadows.
It is not yet known how long the closure will be in place for.
*It’s understood Staplers Road remains closed this morning (Wednesday).