Tag Archives: Culverts

Essential work to reduce risk of flooding

The second phase of essential work to reduce the risk of flooding near North Curry is due to begin next month. The Somerset County Council-funded scheme was planned in two phases, with work to increase the size and number of gullies along Stoke Road completed several months ago. The second phase will see the replacement […]

Repair work finishes early

A main road into Taunton is due to reopen later today after emergency repairs were completed ahead of schedule. Priorswood Road has been closed to traffic between Nerrols Farm Lane and Maidenbrook Lane since 28 July for repairs to collapsed culverts running under the road. However, the bulk of the work has now been completed […]

Urgent repairs to damaged culverts

Urgent repairs to damaged culverts running under a main road into Taunton are to be carried out next week. Somerset County Council Highways engineers were working to repair the road edge along Priorswood Road when they noticed that one culvert had partially collapsed, while a second culvert was also blocked and damaged. Work to make […]

Beer Wall and River Sowy: Drop-in event

Plans for works that would prevent the closure of the A372 at times of flood and increase the capacity of the River Sowy will be shared with the public this month. A drop-in event in Othery Village Hall on Tuesday, 22 July, 3-7pm, is being jointly hosted by the Environment Agency and Somerset County Council […]