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Active Travel schemes update

Measures to support social distancing and the reopening of high streets in towns across Somerset will remain in place throughout the rest of December and will be reviewed again in the New Year. The temporary schemes introduced in June include pedestrianised zones and one-way systems and were initially funded by the Government and overseen by […]

Vital work against erosion on A358 near Combe Florey

An important scheme to repair eroding verges on the busy main road to West Somerset is going ahead. Somerset County Council’s Highways Team is scheduled to repair the verges of the A358 near Yard Farm in Combe Florey in January, as it is showing signs of deterioration with cracking and dangerous movement of the carriageway. […]

Road works set to begin w/c 14 December 2020

Major road works scheduled to take place next week (14/12 – 20/12) 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 Day Work THE CYPRESS HOUSE ROAD YEOVIL 14/12/2020 14/12/2020 1 SD preps SILVER STREET BRUTON […]

Flood prevention work on Somerset road

Urgent flood prevention works are scheduled to take place on the A3088 Cartgate Link Road near Yeovil next week. Somerset County Council’s Highways Team has identified a seepage through the carriageway, which has led to flooding during heavy rain. If surface water freezes, the driving conditions would be extremely hazardous on this busy road. The […]

Road works set to begin w/c 7 December 2020

Major road works scheduled to take place next week (7/12 – 13/12) 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 Work SILVER LANE FROME 07/12/2020 08/12/2020 2 Resurfacing REDGATE STREET BRIDGWATER 07/12/2020 10/12/2020 4 […]

Essential work to improve pedestrian safety in Highbridge

Improvements to pedestrian safety around Churchfield School in Highbridge are planned to start today. Somerset County Council is improving the footpath from Burnham Road, adding built out kerb lines to improve visibility and a new zebra crossing. The work will be carried out with temporary traffic lights; they are expected to be in place for […]

Road works set to begin w/c 30 November 2020

Major road works scheduled to take place next week (30/11 – 5/12) 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 Works POPES LANE WELLINGTON 30/11/2020 30/11/2020 1 Post and rail repairs BARCLAY STREET BRIDGWATER […]

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 […]

Councils assess impact on town centres

The impact of the new lockdown on town centres in Somerset and what that means for schemes designed to aid social distancing and encourage walking and cycling is being assessed. Several temporary measures currently remain in place such as one-way systems in Bridgwater and Glastonbury, and pedestrianisation in Taunton, Yeovil, and Wells. Somerset’s Active Travel […]