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J25 M5 Highway Works:

Information regarding the J25 M5 improvements is available on the Travel Somerset website via this link

Stay up to date with Taunton Junction 25 road improvements – SCC are currently upgrading Junction 25 at Taunton to help traffic flow, ease peak hour congestion and create jobs east of the M5. The contractor Alun Griffiths will be keeping everyone regularly updated on the works to help them plan ahead. Sign up for the newsletters by emailing M5J25@alungriffiths.co.uk and check out the website for further information. There’s bound to be some disruption during construction, but please remember the long-term economic benefits that come with it.

Junction 25 improvements newsletters:

DateNewsletter
1st April 2019J25 Newsletter 1 april 19
26th April 2019J25 Newsletter 2  26 april 19
17th May 2019J25 Newsletter 3 17 may 19_
13th June 2019J25 Newsletter 4 11 june 19
27th June 2019Newletter-27-June-2018
12th July 2019News-Letter-Bulletin-Toneway-12.07.19
July / August 2019News-Letter-July-Aug-2019-rev-4
August 2019Project-Newsletter-5-August-2019
September 2019PROJECT-NEWSLETTER-13.09.2019
September 2019PROJECT-NEWSLETTER-27.09.2019
October 2019Taunton-Oct-Newsletter
November 2019News-Letter-22.11.2019
December 2019News-Letter-December-2019
January 2020Newsletter-17.01.2020-JAN
February 2020Newsletter-31.01.2020-JAN-
February 2020Newsletter-14.02.2020-FEB-2020
February 2020Newsletter-28.02.2020-FEB-2020
April 2020M5-J25-Newsletter-SS
May 2020M5-J25-May-2020
June 2020M5-J25-June-Newsletter
August 2020M5-j25-10-Aug
August 2020Creech-Castle-Final August
September 2020Update-Bulletin-Ruishton-Lane-Sept-2020
September 2020m5-J25-Newsletter-Sept
October 2020Newsletter-OCTOBER-2020.
October 2020M5-J25-Newsletter-October-2020

Upcoming Road Closures:

LocationDatePeriodNotes / Reasons
Greenway Road, Taunton30th September 20201 evening (18:30 – 23:30) 

PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding on Greenway Road, Taunton.  This will enable Somerset Highways to carry out safety repair work.

For any further information about this closure please contact Somerset Highways on 0300 123 2224 quoting reference: ttro379729TD – SH – Greenway Road, Taunton.

Heathfield Drive, Monkton Heathfield21st September 202019 days (08:00 – 17:00)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding on Heathfield Drive, Monkton Heathfield. This will to enable GA Doble Ltd to install foul drainage on behalf of Permission Homes.

For any further information about this closure please contact GA Doble Ltd on 01458 448283, quoting reference: ttro378287TD – S50 – Heathfield Drive, Monkton.

Hyde Lane, Bathpool7th September 202019 daysPROHIBTING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding on Hyde Lane, Bathpool. This will enable Alun Griffiths Contractors Ltd to carry out road improvement works on behalf of Somerset County Council.
Ruishton Lane. Ruishton3rd August 2020240 daysPROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding on Ruishton Lane, Ruishton. This will enable Alun Griffiths Contractors to carry out M5 jnct 25 capacity improvement works on behalf of SCC.
Station Road, Taunton18th June 20203 daysPROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Station Road for a distance of approximately 50 metres.
This order will enable Network Rail to carry out detailed examination works of the Railway bridge.
Haydon Lane, Stoke St Mary22nd June at 00:00 until 26th June at 23:59PROHIBITING ALL TRAFIIC from proceeding along Haydon Lane, Stoke St Mary for approximately 401 metres.
Langaller Way3rd June 20203 days (09:30 – 15:30)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Hyde Lane from 100 metres south of the junction with Langaller Way, southwards for a distance of  360 metres.
This order will enable Utility Services Ltd to carry out D pole project works.
Greenway, eastwards for a distance of 115 metres18th May 202015 days including weekends and bank holidays (24 hours)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Red Hill from 220 metres from the junction with Greenway, eastwards for a distance of 115 metres.

This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out structural maintenance of the drainage system.

Monkton Heathfield Road (A3259)

POSTPONED

30th March 2020

POSTPONED

14 daysPROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Monkton Heathfield Road (B3259) from the junction with Dosters Lane, south-westwards for a distance of 300 metres.

This order will enable TLU Contracts Ltd to carry out ducting installation and associated works.

The Order becomes effective on 30 March 2020 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to last for 14 days.

Red Hill / Greenway6th April 20205 daysPROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Red Hill from 300m southeast of the junction with Greenway, south-eastwards for a distance of 30 metres.

This order will enable Wessex Water to carry out stop tap renewal works

The Order becomes effective on 02 April 2020 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 6th April 2020 and last for 5 days.

Monkton Heathfield Road between Dosters Lane and Bridgwater Road2nd April 20201 day (08:00 – 17:00)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Monkton Heathfield Road, from the whole junction between Dosters Lane and Bridgwater Road, for a total distance of 30 metres.

This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out patching works

The Order becomes effective on 02 April 2020 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to commence on 6th April 2020 and last for 1 day (08:00-17:00hrs).

Chelston Link, Wellington17th March 20021 day (08:00 – 17:00)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Chelston Link from the junction with Chelston Roundabout, south-eastwards for a distance of 60 metres.

This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out a carriageway pothole repair

The Order becomes effective on 17 March 2020 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to last for 1 day.

A39 Quantock Road West

 

 

 

Quantock Road East

24th and 25th March 2020

 

26th March 2020

2 nights (19:00 – 07:00 hours)

 

1 night

PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along A39 Quantock Road from the junction with Quantock Road Roundabout, westwards for a total distance of 1100 metres.

This order will enable SCC (Small Improvement Schemes) to carry out resurfacing works and install cats eyes and a centre line

Cheddon Fitzpaine Road, Cheddon Fitzpaine12th February 20207 daysOrder PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Cheddon Fitzpaine Road from 140m West of the junction with Maidenbrook Lane, westwards for a distance of 30 metres.

This order will enable Wessex Water to carry out new connection works.

Honiton Road, Corfe9th February 20203 days (09.30 – 15.30)Order PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Honiton Road from the junction with Adcombe Hill, southwards for a distance of 200 metres.

This order will enable Utility Services Ltd to carry out poling works on behalf of BT Openreach.

Pitchers Hill, Cheddon Fitzpaine5th February 20201 day (08.30 – 15.30)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Pitchers Hill from the junction with Hestercombe Road, southwards for a distance of 30 metres.

This order will enable Wessex Water to replace a cover in the carriageway.

Hyde Lane, Bathpool14th January 20204 daysPROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Hyde Lane from the junction with Bridgwater Road, southwards for a distance of 100 metres.

This order will enable TLU Contracts Ltd to install duct in the highway on behalf of BT Openreach.

Stoke Road, Ruishton13th January 20204 days (09.30 to 15.30)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Stoke Road from the junction with Greenway Road to the junction with Haydon Lane for a distance of 400 metres.

This order will enable BT Openreach to work in underground structure.

Greenway, Monkton Heathfield9th December 20193 days (09.30 to 15.30)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Greenway from the junction with Sidbrook, southwards for a distance of 400 metres.

This order will enable BT Openreach to carry out overhead network cabling works to restore permanent customer service

A39 Cannington Road21st November 20191 night (18:00 to 07:00 hours)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along A39 Cannington Road from 50m west of the junction with Cuckolds Lane to 65m east of the junction with Cuckolds Lane, for a total distance of 115 metres.

This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out resurfacing work

Oggshale Lane, Broomfield13th November 20193 days (09.30 – 15.30)PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Oggshale Lane from the junction with Volis Hill to the junction with Yallway Farm Lane for a distance of 625 metres.

This order will enable Utility Services Ltd to carry out poling works on behalf of BT Openreach.

Maidenbrook Lane, Cheddon Fitzpaine16th September 201931 daysPROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from
proceeding along Maidenbrook Lane from the junction with Priorswood Road,
north-westwards for a distance of 1066 metres.
This order will enable Wales & West Utilities to carry out gas mains upgrade works.
Cheddon Fitzpaine Road, Cheddon Fitzpaine4th September 20197 days PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Cheddon Fitzpaine Road from 90m north west of the junction with Upper Cheddon Road, north-westwards for a distance of 25 metres. This order will enable Wessex Water to to replace a meter.
Hankridge Dual Carriageway (A358)27th July 20194 nightsPROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from
proceeding along Hankridge Dual Carriageway (A358) from Hankridge
Roundabout (A358) to Blackbrook Interchange Roundabout (A358) a distance of 400 metres.
This order will enable Somerset County Council to carry out phased carriage widening and reconstruction works (Saturday night to Sunday mornings 20.00 – 07.00hrs)
St Michael Road, Creech St Michael22nd August 20198 daysOrder PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from
proceeding along St Michael Road from the junction with Hyde Lane southwards
for a total distance of 310 metres.
This order will enable Hydrotech Water Services to carry out connection works for gas, water, foul water and electrics.
Hankridge Dual Carriageway (A358) from Hankridge Roundabout (A358) to Blackbrook Interchange Roundabout (A358) for a distance of 400 metres6th April 201912 monthsThe order will enable SCC to carry out phased carriage widening and reconstruction works (Saturday night to Sunday mornings 20:00 to 07:00 hours)
Dosters Lane1st May 20192 nightsThis order will enable BT Openreach to gain access to an underground structure for new connection works.

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