Tag Archives: Yeovil

New bus service to connect Yeovil housing estate

A new bus service linking Yeovil’s Wyndham Park estate to the town centre will start operating next week. The half-hourly service has only been made possible by the construction of a new bus gate which links Sandlewood Close with Hudson Road to reduce journey times. This work, carried out by Somerset County Council, is now […]

Mini-roundabout trial in bid to keep traffic moving in Yeovil

A mini-roundabout will be installed on Preston Road in Yeovil next week as a trial while work on the Western Corridor scheme continues. The Western Corridor scheme is a multi-million pound package of improvements by Somerset County Council to increase the capacity of several junctions and upgrade links for pedestrians and cyclists. It will also […]

Opening the gate for a new bus service for Yeovil housing estate

Work is due to start next week on a bus gate that will allow a new bus route to serve a Yeovil housing estate and provide links to other key destinations in the town. The bus gate will be built to link Sandlewood Close with Hudson Road and is essential for South West Coaches to […]

Second phase of works at Thorne Lane now underway

A major joint roadworks scheme in Yeovil is making good progress with the second phase now underway – three weeks ahead of schedule. Thorne Lane has been closed since 8 January while Wessex Water replaces a water main. A developer scheme to connect a new roundabout has been taking place at the same time. This […]

Sherborne Road resurfacing underway

Highways staff are working through the night on the next phase of vital improvement work on the A30 Sherborne Road in Yeovil. A major drainage upgrade was carried out last July to tackle structural issues which were causing cracking and potholes on the key route. Work to resurface the road is now underway and being […]

Supportive Highway plans for FA Cup Match

Somerset County Council’s highways team is working with Yeovil Town FC and the Police to make tomorrow’s historical FA Cup clash with Manchester United a success on the roads as well as on the pitch. Major roadworks are taking place in the area and steps are being taken to reduce their impact on the match, […]

Yeovil Western Corridor drop-in centre open every Tuesday

Anyone with a question about a major road improvement scheme in Yeovil can now meet with the contractor at a weekly drop-in centre. The Western Corridor scheme is a multi-million pound package of improvements by Somerset County Council to increase the capacity of several junctions and upgrade links for pedestrians and cyclists. It will also […]

Advance warning of A30 Sherborne Road resurfacing

The next phase of vital improvements on a key road in Yeovil are due to take place early next year. A major drainage upgrade was carried out on the A30 Sherborne Road back in July to tackle the underlying structural issues which had led to problems with cracking and potholes. This work was a success […]

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) […]

Work begins on multi-million pound upgrade of Yeovil’s Western Corridor

Contractors will be arriving on site this week as a major scheme to upgrade key junctions and improve traffic flow on the western side of Yeovil gets underway. The Western Corridor scheme is a multi-million pound package of improvements by Somerset County Council to increase the capacity of several junctions and upgrade links for pedestrians […]