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Scheme to improve cyclist safety completed

Somerset County Council has recently completed work to help improve cyclist safety on Station Road in Taunton. They include a wider cycle lane, box junction markings and warning signs to help drivers be aware of cyclists. They have been carried out after the Council’s Road Safety Team identified a cluster of injury collisions involving cyclists […]

Another key junction set for improvements

Another busy junction in Bridgwater is set for an upgrade as part of Somerset County Council’s on-going commitment to improve traffic flow in the town. The changes are planned at the junction of East Quay and The Clink and will include new and upgraded pedestrian and cycle facilities to improve safety. Unlike the current system, […]

Key junction set for upgrade

A key junction in Bridgwater is set for an upgrade to include better facilities for cyclists and pedestrians, and new energy efficient lighting. The improvements are planned by Somerset County Council at the junction of Broadway, Penel Orlieu, North Street and West Street in the town centre. The alterations include the provision of new and […]

Junction improvements for cyclists

Improvements are planned to help cyclists at a busy road junction in Taunton town centre. The Wood Street and Staplegrove Road/Station Road junction has an advanced stop line for cyclists heading out of the town. However, there is not always enough space for bicycles to safely pass traffic to access the box. To fix this, […]

Business case submitted for £12.2m road scheme

A £12.2 million scheme to improve traffic flow and provide better footpaths and cycling routes in Yeovil has passed another key milestone. Somerset County Council submitted an outline transport business case to the Local Transport Board to secure funding for highway improvements in the town. The Western Corridor scheme is designed to increase the capacity […]