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Overnight resurfacing on A39 near Chilton Polden

Major resurfacing works on a key route between Bridgwater and Street will take place next month. Around 620 metres of the A39 near Chilton Polden will be repaired, a stretch of road extending west from the eastern end of the Olive Mill restaurant car park. This scheme represents the fourth phase of significant highway maintenance […]

Resurfacing of main road in Shepton Mallet

One of the main routes through Shepton Mallet is set for essential highway maintenance works next month. Somerset County Council will be improving and resurfacing the A361 Fosse Lane as part of its long-term highway maintenance programme. This involves repairing the drainage system, removing the old road surface and reconstructing the carriageway using specialist equipment. […]

Resurfacing of key road in Martock

One of the main routes in Martock is set for essential maintenance works starting next week. Somerset County Council will be resurfacing and improving the B3165 North Street as part of its long-term maintenance programme. This involves removing the old surface of the road to an average depth of 100mm before laying a new material […]

Vital maintenance on main route into Chard

One of the main routes through Chard town centre is set for essential maintenance works later this month. Somerset County Council will be resurfacing and improving the A358 Furnham Road as part of its long-term maintenance programme. This involves removing the old surface of the road to an average depth of 50mm before laying a […]

Resurfacing the steepest A road in England

A challenging engineering scheme to resurface one of the steepest hills in the country is due to start next month. The A39 at Porlock Hill is reportedly the steepest A road in England and has a gradient of 1 in 4 (25 per cent) in places. As part of Somerset County Council’s planned maintenance programme, […]

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 […]

Resurfacing to improve two key A roads in South Somerset

Updated 17/2 Major resurfacing schemes to improve two key A roads in South Somerset are due to get underway later this month. The A356 between Merriott and the A303 and the A372 Langport Road near Long Sutton are both showing signs of deterioration. Somerset County Council will be carrying out major engineering work to repair […]

New road deal pledges fewer potholes and more local jobs

Fewer potholes, more work for local businesses and more satisfied communities are among the goals of a new multi-million pound highways contract for Somerset signed today. Somerset County Council and Skanska have agreed a deal for highways maintenance in the county which will run from 1 April 2017 to 31 March 2024, with the option […]

Resurfacing of key route in Taunton

A vital scheme to repair and resurface the busy A38 through Taunton has been confirmed to start later this month. Somerset County Council will be carrying out essential maintenance on the stretch of road between Shuttern and Mansfield Road between Monday 30 January and Friday 10 February. In order to keep disruption to a minimum, the […]

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 […]