Tag Archives: Western Corridor

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 Hospital Roundabout improvements

Major work to improve the Hospital Roundabout in Yeovil is progressing well and moving into the next phase of development. The work will see dedicated left turn lanes installed on the Queensway, Kingston and Reckleford approaches. The width of the carriageway through the roundabout will also be reduced to two lanes to help improve safety […]

Upgrade of Yeovil’s Hospital Roundabout to begin

Major work to improve the Hospital Roundabout in Yeovil is due to begin next month. The start date of Monday 1 February has been confirmed as work to upgrade the nearby Horsey Roundabout nears completion. Both schemes are part of a £14 million programme of works by Somerset County Council to improve roads along the […]

Update on Yeovil roadworks

**Update on road closures 11/1/16** Lysander Road will be closed tonight (11/1) between Horsey Roundabout and the West Hendford Junction from 7pm to 6am to enable the existing overhead traffic signals to be removed. Tomorrow night (12/1) Lysander Road will be fully open Wednesday 13 January: the east bound side of Lysander Road will be closed […]

Yeovil update: Horsey Roundabout improvements progressing well

Work to upgrade the Horsey Roundabout in Yeovil is progressing well with plans in place to lift some of the road closures at weekends in the run up to Christmas. The news comes as Somerset County Council starts resurfacing on the roundabout on Monday (2 November). This will take place at night, from 8pm to […]

Yeovil Eastern Corridor update

A £14 million programme of works to improve roads across Yeovil is now well underway. Work to upgrade the Horsey Roundabout started on Tuesday (1 September) and is the first step of two major schemes to improve transport links along the Eastern and Western Corridors of the town. Highways staff have been monitoring the impact […]

Yeovil Eastern Corridor upgrade to begin

A major programme to improve transport links along the Eastern Corridor in Yeovil is due to begin on Tuesday (1 September). The first phase of work will see an upgrade of the Horsey Roundabout, improving facilities for pedestrians and cyclists to help prevent unnecessary delays to traffic and increase the capacity of the junction. The […]

Council welcomes major investment in Somerset

Somerset County Council has welcomed today’s news of the Government’s Local Growth Fund which will provide up to £36 million to fund projects across Somerset. The cash will be used to improve infrastructure such as roads and roundabouts and prevent future flooding, as well as being invested in training and used to boost the county’s […]

Business case submitted for £12.2m road scheme

A £12.2 million scheme to improve traffic flow and provide better footpaths and cycling routes in Yeovil has passed another key milestone. Somerset County Council submitted an outline transport business case to the Local Transport Board to secure funding for highway improvements in the town. The Western Corridor scheme is designed to increase the capacity […]