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Road works set to begin w/c 23 November 2020

Major road works scheduled to take place next week (23/11 – 29/11) by the Somerset highways team. If you have any queries, please get in contact with us on Twitter @TravelSomerset. Street name Town Proposed start date Proposed end date Working days Job SHERBORNE ROAD MILBOURNE DOWN MILBORNE PORT 23/11/2020 23/11/2020 1 Surface Dressing Preps […]

Road works set to begin w/c 16 November 2020

Major road works scheduled to take place next week (16/11 – 22/11) by the Somerset highways team. If you have any queries, please get in contact with us on Twitter @TravelSomerset. Street Town Proposed start date Proposed end date Working days Job GLASTONBURY ROAD BRIDGWATER 15/11/2020 02/12/2020 13 Carriageway construction linked to works associated with […]

Road works set to begin w/c 9 November 2020

Road works scheduled to take place next week (9/11 – 15/11) by the Somerset highways team. If you have any queries, please get in contact with us on Twitter @TravelSomerset. ROAD TOWN PROPOSED START DATE PROPOSED END DATE WORKING DAYS JOB HAM GREEN LANGPORT 09/11/2020 10/11/2020 2 Resurfacing WRANGCOMBE ROAD WELLINGTON 09/11/2020 10/11/2020 2 Resurfacing […]

Utility firm fined for carnival mishap

A water supply company has received a significant fine after pleading guilty to a roadworks offence which took place last year. Somerset County Council is responsible for managing the road network and prosecuted Bristol Water PLC as part of its commitment to minimising disruption and keeping the public safe. The case, heard at Taunton Magistrates […]

Road works set to began w/c 2 November 2020

Road works scheduled to take place next week (2/11 – 8/11) by the Somerset highways team. If you have any queries, please get in contact with us on Twitter @TravelSomerset. ROAD TOWN PROPOSED START DATE PROPOSED END DATE WORKING DAYS JOB STREETS LANE STAPLE FITZPAINE 02/11/2020 03/11/2020 2 Resurfacing/Preps FRITHFIELD LANE SHEPTON MALLET 02/11/2020 03/11/2020 […]

Travel sensibly this winter

Our fleet of 23 gritters are ready to be called upon as soon as it gets cold over the upcoming months. We will be maintaining the extended gritting service of last year, with approximately 900 miles of road up for treatment in 2020/21. What roads do we treat? We treat over a fifth of Somerset’s […]