Tag Archives: traffic lights

Yeovil Western Corridor scheme progressing well with Lysander junction next for switch-on

Another key section of the Yeovil Western Corridor improvement scheme is due for completion before Christmas – months earlier than previously advertised. The Western Corridor scheme is a multi-million pound package of improvements by Somerset County Council to increase the capacity of several junctions, reduce congestion and upgrade links for pedestrians and cyclists. It takes […]

Green light for traffic signals upgrade

Ageing traffic signals in Wells are set for a comprehensive upgrade as part of Somerset County Council’s ongoing maintenance programme. The traffic lights in Chamberlain Street are outdated and at risk of failure without investment. The system will be fully refurbished with extra low voltage supply (ELV) and LED lights to reduce the council’s carbon […]

Upgrade of busy junction now complete

Improvements to a key junction in Frome are now complete. Somerset County Council has been working to upgrade the traffic light-controlled Vine Tree junction where Berkley Road meets Rodden Road since late February and completed the 10-week scheme on Friday (13/5). The improved junction has safer facilities for pedestrians and cyclists, and new traffic lights […]

Green light for junction repairs

Vital works to repair faulty traffic lights along East Reach in Taunton are due to take place later this month. The lights at the junction of Victoria Gate and Victoria Street are currently running a green phase even if there are no vehicles waiting to exit on to East Reach. This can cause unnecessary delays […]

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 […]