Tag Archives: A371

County helps utilities work together to keep disruption down

Somerset County Council has been helping utility companies work together to keep disruption to a minimum during a major scheme of essential works along the A371 this autumn. The authority has helped Wales & West Utilities, Bristol Water and Gigaclear team up to ensure their much-needed works are coordinated cause as little disruption as possible […]

Vital repairs on the Axbridge Bypass

Vital repairs on the A371 Axbridge Bypass are due to take place next week. Somerset County Council will be strengthening and resurfacing the A371 where it meets the A38, using high skid resistance material to improve safety on the approach to the junction. This work has been co-ordinated to take place before Bristol Water starts […]

Improved shuttle junction reopens to traffic

The A371 near Castle Cary has reopened on time following the completion of a major scheme to replace some of Somerset’s oldest traffic lights. Somerset County Council started work to upgrade the shuttle junction of Ansford Hill and Cumnock Road with Ansford Road on 18 July. The outdated junction had equipment dating back to the […]

Upgrade for outdated junction at Ansford starts on Monday

A major scheme to replace some of Somerset’s oldest traffic lights starts in Ansford near Castle Cary on Monday (18 July). The shuttle junction of the A371 Ansford Hill and Cumnock Road with Ansford Road has equipment dating back to the 1980s and is so old that it would not be possible to find parts […]

A371 reopens early

The main A371 near Bratton Seymour has now reopened after drainage improvements were completed a week ahead of schedule. The scheme, which should help reduce the risk of future flooding by upgrading drains and gullies, was due to take four weeks and started on Monday 10 August. Cllr David Fothergill, Somerset County Council’s Cabinet Member […]