20th October 2019

Next phase of Junction 25 works

15th July 2019 0
A multi-million pound scheme to improve the busy M5 Junction 25 in Taunton will enter a new phase later this month with the start of works to widen the Toneway. Somerset County Council is currently […]

140 miles of road to be improved this summer

3rd July 2019 0
An annual summer programme to improve roads and stop potholes forming is now underway in Somerset. Surface dressing works by coating an existing road with bitumen, covering it with stone chippings and then rolling it. […]

Roadside grass cutting season is underway

17th May 2019 0
Grass-cutting season is here and Somerset County Council will again be cutting more than 9,400km of roadside verge to help keep drivers safe – that’s the distance from Taunton to Sao Paulo. Somerset County Council […]

Sign up for Junction 25 newsletters

8th April 2019 0
You can now stay up to date with progress on the multi-million pound M5 Junction 25 improvement scheme in Taunton by registering for newsletters. Somerset County Council is currently upgrading Junction 25 to improve traffic flow, […]

Investing millions to improve Somerset’s roads

21st January 2019 0
Millions of pounds will be invested to repair and improve roads across Somerset during the first part of 2019. Somerset County Council is planning a number of major and minor maintenance schemes this quarter, thanks […]

Check which roads are gritted this winter

20th October 2018 0
With winter fast approaching, highways teams in Somerset are ready to grit 720 miles of road every time frost, ice or snow is predicted. Because of the huge financial pressures facing Somerset County Council due to falling Government funding […]

Highway grass cutting season is underway

24th May 2018 0
The 2018 roadside grass-cutting season is now underway with contractors in action across Somerset to help keep road users safe. As the highway authority, Somerset County Council cuts roadside verges to a minimum of one […]