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There are long delays on the roads in Ryde this afternoon (Monday).

Isle of Wight Radio listeners are reporting traffic ‘chaos’ in the Elmfield area.

Long tail backs are being reported on Brading Road, Great Preston Road and in Westridge.

Southern Vectis says it is causing significant delays on its route 2 and 3.

Roadworks and contractors near to Ryde’s McDonalds are to blame, according to the firm.

Drivers are urged to allow plenty of time for their journeys.