Tag Archives: The Beacon

Drainage improvements set to begin

Major drainage improvements which were delayed by rebuilding work at the Beacon near Ilminster are due to finally go ahead next week. The work on the B3168 at Puckington is essential, and has been planned for some time, but had to be postponed last summer while the nearby Beacon was closed for nine months due […]

Major works to repair road underway

Major works are underway to rebuild a road near Ilminster which has been closed since February. Work started on Monday – a week earlier than originally planned – and providing there are no unseen problems or extreme bad weather, it means the B3168 at The Beacon should be repaired and reopened in time for Christmas. […]

Repairs to begin on closed road

Major works to rebuild a road near Ilminster which has been closed since February are due to start on Monday (27 Oct) – a week earlier than planned. Providing there are no unseen problems or extreme bad weather, it means the B3168 at The Beacon should be repaired and reopened in time for Christmas. The […]

End in sight for closed road

Work to repair a road near Ilminster which has been closed since February could begin early next month after investigative work was completed. The B3168 at The Beacon was closed for safety reasons earlier this year when extreme wet weather caused the road to move and there were concerns for the safety of drivers. It […]

B3168 Beacon road closure update

The results of investigative work to discover what has caused structural damage to a road near Ilminster could be ready next week. The B3168 at The Beacon has been closed since February when extreme wet weather caused the road to move and there were concerns for the safety of drivers. Following recent on-site investigations by […]

B3168 investigations continue

Engineers will be on site at a road near Ilminster over the next few weeks as efforts to identify what caused structural damage to the carriageway continue. The B3168 at The Beacon has been closed since February when the extreme wet weather caused the road to move and there were concerns for the safety of […]