Tag Archives: Yeovil

Second exit for Tesco in Yeovil now open

A new junction to help ease congestion and improve journey times in Yeovil town centre is now open. Somerset County Council has created a second exit from Tesco onto Clarence Street. This means cars that have previously had to loop around Horsey roundabout to travel north or east can now simply drive onto Clarence Street […]

Yeovil junction roadworks nearing completion

A major roadworks scheme to replace a mini-roundabout at the junction of Sherborne Road and Lyde Road in Yeovil is nearing completion. The new traffic light controlled junction is on track to be switched on this Friday 16 June. The work is being carried out by Barratt Homes and is required as part of a […]

New junction on way to improve traffic flow in Yeovil

Work to install a new junction on Clarence Street and create a second exit from Tesco in Yeovil will start next week. The scheme by Somerset County Council will improve traffic flows in the town by reducing the number of cars that have previously had to loop around Horsey roundabout to travel north or east. […]

Plans for major Yeovil drainage scheme taking shape

Plans for a major engineering scheme in Yeovil are taking shape with teams set to work 24 hours a day to keep disruption to a minimum. The A30 Sherborne Road is showing significant signs of deterioration and it was announced last year that drainage improvement works were needed. Drainage work involves deep excavations under the […]

Sparky Gets Set for St George’s Day Mascot Race

Families enjoyed a day of fun and excitement yesterday (Sunday 23 April), when sporting and charity mascots from all over the South West joined forces in a very special steeplechase at Wincanton Races for The Children’s Brain Trust. Representing ‘Fostering and Adoption in Somerset’ was ‘Sparky’, Somerset County Council’s dragon mascot, competing with the likes […]

Key decision to award contract for Yeovil Western Corridor upgrade

A multi-million pound roads contract for Yeovil that could provide economic benefits of more than £100m was formally approved today. The Western Corridor scheme is a package of improvements to increase the capacity of several key junctions and upgrade facilities for pedestrians and cyclists along the western side of the town. It will also support […]

Next phase of Yeovil junction roadworks confirmed

Barratt Homes has confirmed details for the next phase of a major roadworks scheme in Yeovil. The developer is currently replacing the mini-roundabout at the junction of Sherborne Road and Lyde Road with a new traffic light controlled junction. This is required as part of a legal agreement linked to the construction of new homes […]

Planning ahead for rescheduled drainage scheme in Yeovil

A major engineering scheme in Yeovil which was rescheduled from before Christmas at the request of the community is now set to take place in the summer. Somerset County Council had been looking to take advantage of a gap between other schemes to carry out vital drainage improvement works on the A30 Sherborne Road in […]

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 […]

Next phase of Yeovil junction roadworks confirmed

Barratt Homes has confirmed details for the next phase of a major roadworks scheme in Yeovil. The developer is currently replacing the mini-roundabout at the junction of Sherborne Road and Lyde Road with a new traffic light controlled junction. This is required as part of a legal agreement linked to the construction of new homes […]