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e of the eight roads ripped up by June’s flash floods in the Chard area have now been fully restored by Somerset County Council’s highways team.
gwater’s growing active travel network.
The last remaining touches on a major Traffic Signal Refurbishment scheme in Rowbarton, Taunton, are set to get under way next week.
Somerset County Council’s Highways Team is resurfacing a section of the A37 Dorchester Road at the end of the month.
A major new section of Taunton’s road network opens on Monday (July 26) paving the way for the start of a multi-million pound improvement project on the Toneway.
British Telecom PLC has been handed a record fine after being found guilty of 19 offences last year. Somerset County Council is responsible for managing the road network and prosecuted British Telecom PLC as part of its commitment to minimising disruption and keeping the public safe. The case, heard at North Somerset Magistrates on Tuesday […]
Somerset County Council’s Highways Team is set to begin work in Chard as part of its £11 million county-wide traffic signals refurbishment programme.
A civil engineering firm has received a hefty fine after being found guilty to a pair of roadworks offences earlier this year.
Somerset County Council now has nearly 90 per cent of its public rights of way network classed as ‘easy to use’ thanks to a great team effort, and just in time for the great British summer. During the COVID-19 pandemic there has been a big rise in the number of people using the county’s public […]
Somerset County Council’s gritting teams are standing down season after travelling the equivalent of nearly three times around the world this winter. The fleet of 23 gritters were needed on 66 occasions when freezing temperatures were forecast, treating around 900 miles of road each time to help prevent ice forming with 1842 route actions in […]