Tag Archives: Skanska

Students get a lesson in flood protection

Geographers from Huish Episcopi Academy have been given a behind the scenes tour of one of the major flood protection schemes on the Somerset Levels. Around 30 Sixth Form students visited the Somerset County Council-led works that recently started on the A372 at Beer Wall. The Council’s contractor, Skanska, gave the visitors a detailed insight […]

Work begins on major flood protection schemes

Work has started on two key flood protection schemes on the Somerset Levels and Moors. The schemes on the A372 at Beer Wall and in Muchelney are being carried out as part of the 20 Year Flood Action Plan and should reduce the likelihood of flooding and minimise the impacts of any flooding that does […]

Community drop-ins for key flood schemes

Local residents are being invited to drop-in events next week to find out more about two key flood protection schemes and their associated road closures. The events will be a chance for people to get more information and ask questions about the road-raising scheme in Muchelney and the project to install new culverts at Beer […]

Key flood schemes poised to start: road closures announced

Work on two major Somerset County Council schemes to protect communities on the Levels and Moors from flooding are due to the start at the end of the month. The road-raising at Muchelney and the introduction of four new culverts on the A372 at Beer Wall are scheduled to start on 29 September. The works […]