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J25 M5 Highway Works:

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

https://www.travelsomerset.co.uk/J25/

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 at www.travelsomerset.co.uk/J25 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:

Date Newsletter
1st April 2019 J25 Newsletter 1 april 19
26th April 2019 J25 Newsletter 2  26 april 19
17th May 2019 J25 Newsletter 3 17 may 19_
13th June 2019 J25 Newsletter 4 11 june 19
27th June 2019 Newletter-27-June-2018
12th July 2019 News-Letter-Bulletin-Toneway-12.07.19
July / August 2019 News-Letter-July-Aug-2019-rev-4
August 2019 Project-Newsletter-5-August-2019
September 2019 PROJECT-NEWSLETTER-13.09.2019
September 2019 PROJECT-NEWSLETTER-27.09.2019

Upcoming Road Closures:

Location Date Period Notes / Reasons
Oggshale Lane, Broomfield 13th November 2019 3 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 Fitzpaine 16th September 2019 31 days PROHIBITING 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 Fitzpaine 4th September 2019 7 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 2019 4 nights PROHIBITING 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 Michael 22nd August 2019 8 days Order 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 metres 6th April 2019 12 months The 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 Lane 1st May 2019 2 nights This order will enable BT Openreach to gain access to an underground structure for new connection works.

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