Tag Archives: Yeovil Western Corridor

Next Western Corridor junctions ready for switch-on

The Yeovil Western Corridor improvement scheme is nearing completion with the switch-on of the next two junctions this week. 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 aims to accommodate projected […]

New Yeovil ‘throughabout’ opening next week

Somerset’s first ‘throughabout’ will be opening in Yeovil next week as the Western Corridor improvement scheme passes another key milestone. 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 aims to accommodate […]

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 […]

Turf cutting marks official start of work on Yeovil Western Corridor upgrade

The first turf has been cut to mark the official start of work on vital road improvements on the western side of Yeovil. Cllr David Fothergill, Leader of Somerset County Council, was joined by representatives from South Somerset District Council, the Heart of the SW Local Enterprise Partnership, Yeovil Chamber, and contractor Alun Griffiths (Contractors) […]

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 […]