Tag Archives: roadworks

Essential resurfacing on A367 Fosse Way

Significant investment through comprehensive repairs is due to take place on the main road through Stratton-on-the-Fosse this autumn. The A367 Fosse Way is showing signs of deterioration with numerous cracks and settlement across the carriageway. There have been numerous visits to fill potholes over the last two years and clearly a longer-term solution is required. […]

Planning ahead for major drainage work in Glastonbury

Important work to help reduce the risk of flooding in Glastonbury is being planned to take place this autumn. The drainage system which services Chilkwell Street, Coursing Batch and Bere Lane is showing the early signs of deterioration, with several sections broken or blocked. This limits the capacity of the system which increases the risk […]

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 […]

Overnight road closures as new Bishops Lydeard roundabout nears completion

The A358 at Bishops Lydeard will be closed to traffic overnight next week while the final work on the new roundabout is completed. The roundabout is being delivered by contractor SWH Civils on behalf of Taylor Wimpey as part of a legal agreement linked to the construction of new homes in the village. The A358 […]

Bishops Lydeard roundabout scheme: overnight A358 closures confirmed

The A358 at Bishops Lydeard will need to close overnight later this month for the installation of a new underpass. The work is part of a major scheme to build a new roundabout and is being delivered by contractor SWH Civils on behalf of Taylor Wimpey as part of a legal agreement linked to the […]

Site clearance in Yeovil marks start of Western Corridor upgrade

The very first step of a major scheme to improve traffic flow and unlock development land in Yeovil is due to start this week. The Western Corridor scheme is a multi-million pound package of improvements by Somerset County Council to increase the capacity of key junctions and upgrade facilities for pedestrians and cyclists on Western […]

Update on Bishops Lydeard roundabout scheme

A developer scheme to build a new roundabout on the A358 at Bishops Lydeard is making good progress and a scheduled road closure due to take place next week (9 January) is no longer required. The roundabout is being delivered by contractor SWH Civils on behalf of Taylor Wimpey as part of a legal agreement […]

Next phase of Yeovil junction roadworks confirmed

Barratt Homes has confirmed details for the next phase of a major roadworks scheme in Yeovil. The developer is currently replacing the mini-roundabout at the junction of Sherborne Road and Lyde Road with a new traffic light controlled junction. This is required as part of a legal agreement linked to the construction of new homes […]

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 […]

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 […]