Tag Archives: A30

Essential road repairs on the A30 near Crewkerne

Drivers are advised to plan ahead while essential road improvements take place in and around Crewkerne in the coming weeks. A section of the A30 Chard Road is showing signs of deterioration and will be fully resurfaced next week (23 to 27 July). This will be followed by three weeks of prep works and resurfacing […]

Advance warning of A30 Sherborne Road resurfacing

The next phase of vital improvements on a key road in Yeovil are due to take place early next year. A major drainage upgrade was carried out on the A30 Sherborne Road back in July to tackle the underlying structural issues which had led to problems with cracking and potholes. This work was a success […]

Next phase of Yeovil junction roadworks confirmed

Barratt Homes has confirmed details for the next phase of a major roadworks scheme in Yeovil. The developer is currently replacing the mini-roundabout at the junction of Sherborne Road and Lyde Road with a new traffic light controlled junction. This is required as part of a legal agreement linked to the construction of new homes […]

Planning ahead for rescheduled drainage scheme in Yeovil

A major engineering scheme in Yeovil which was rescheduled from before Christmas at the request of the community is now set to take place in the summer. Somerset County Council had been looking to take advantage of a gap between other schemes to carry out vital drainage improvement works on the A30 Sherborne Road in […]

Major Yeovil drainage scheme on hold to avoid run-up to Christmas

A major drainage scheme proposed to take place in Yeovil before Christmas has been put on hold following discussions with the community and local business groups. Somerset County Council had been considering taking advantage of a window of opportunity between other schemes to carry out drainage improvements on Sherborne Road in November. Work would have […]

Double celebration for Somerset in roads revolution

Somerset County Council and business leaders are celebrating today’s announcement that two of Somerset’s key transport routes are in line to benefit from a £2bn roads boost. Following years of lobbying for ‘whole route improvement’ of the A303 corridor by a partnership of local authorities led by Somerset County Council, the Government has confirmed that […]

A303 drive gathering pace

Somerset County Council’s campaign for an upgrade of the A303/A358/A30 corridor is making positive progress, members were told earlier today. The County Council is calling on the Government to commit to upgrading this vital route through Somerset in the Autumn Statement. Members of the Scrutiny for Policies and Place Committee were today told that a […]

A358 a priority for improvements

The Leaders of Somerset County Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council have welcomed news that the A358 is now being looked at as a priority for improvements. The Highways Agency is currently carrying out phase 2 of a feasibility study to consider improving the A303/A30/A358 and had initially identified five stretches to look at in […]

A303 public exhibitions

A series of exhibitions on improving the A303 are being held during July by Devon County Council, supported by Somerset County Council. They are part of a study into improving the A30/A303 between Honiton and Broadway. The drop-in sessions will set out the progress of the study so far and next steps to improve the […]