Tag Archives: A39

Busy A39/A361 junction set for revamp

A key junction where the busy A39 meets the A361 near Ashcott is in line for essential improvements next month. The A39 will be fully resurfaced from the Normans Lane junction to just past the Pipers Inn car park, including the junction with the A361. A specialist high friction road surface and improved road markings […]

Engineering scheme up for transport award

A major engineering scheme which saw the main road between Street and Glastonbury rebuilt and resurfaced in just eight days has been shortlisted for a prestigious transport award. Somerset County Council’s work to repair the A39 Causeway during October half-term is in the running for Transportation Project of the Year at the Chartered Institution of […]

A39 reopens as major engineering scheme finishes early

The main road between Street and Glastonbury has now reopened following the completion of a major road rebuilding scheme – one day ahead of programme. Teams worked 24 hours a day and used innovative engineering methods to keep the closure to a minimum and reduce disruption. Cllr David Fothergill, Somerset County Council’s Cabinet Member for […]

Main A39 to close for major engineering scheme

Live updates on this scheme at http://www.travelsomerset.co.uk/A39  Teams will be working 24 hours a day and using innovative engineering methods next week when the main road between Street and Glastonbury is closed for major repairs. The A39 Causeway near Street will be closed from 7pm on Friday 21 October until Sunday 30 October for rebuilding […]

Major road recycling scheme completed on time

Major works to rebuild the A39 through Loxley Woods near Ashcott have been completed on time. Somerset County Council used innovative methods to recycle 70 per cent of road material while strengthening and improving 2,500m of carriageway. Traditional resurfacing could have taken several months but this was completed in just four weeks, minimising disruption on […]

Essential repairs on key West Somerset road

Drivers in West Somerset are advised of essential repairs along a key route to tackle a long-running issue with cracking and subsidence. Somerset County Council is upgrading an 800m stretch of the A39 Williton to Bridgwater road near St Audries starting on Monday 19 September. The road has historically suffered from land slips and is […]

Plans for major engineering scheme taking shape

Innovative techniques will be used during a major engineering scheme to repair the main road between Street and Glastonbury. The A39 Causeway near Street is showing signs of structural failure and Somerset County Council announced earlier this year that a road closure would be required for permanent repairs to be carried out. Following extensive investigations […]

Using innovative methods to carry out vital repairs on key Somerset road

Major works to rebuild the A39 through Loxley Woods near Ashcott have been confirmed to start on Wednesday 31 August. Somerset County Council will use innovative methods to recycle 70 per cent of road material while strengthening and improving 3,000m of carriageway. These methods are not suitable for every scheme, but are similar to the […]

Planning ahead for closure of the A39 near Street

A major engineering scheme to repair and rebuild the main road between Street and Glastonbury is being planned for later this year. The A39 Causeway near Street is showing signs of significant structural failure and has seen 67 separate visits to fix potholes in the past two years. Somerset County Council needs to reconstruct the […]

Essential resurfacing on busy road

Essential work to resurface the carriageway and rebuild kerbs on the A39 Bath Road in Bridgwater is due to take place later this month. Somerset County Council will be carrying out most of the work using temporary traffic lights to minimise disruption. These will be in place from Monday 22 February to Thursday 25 February […]