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A38 Temporary Road Closure




Temporary Closure of Bristol Road

TAKE NOTICE that in pursuance of Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984, as amended by the Road Traffic (Temporary Restrictions) Act 1991, the County Council of Somerset propose to make an Order PROHIBITING ALL TRAFFIC from proceeding along Bristol Road from 620 metres west of the junction with Mendip Road westwards, for a distance of 200 metres.

This order will enable Somerset Highways to carry out resurfacing works in this road.

The Order becomes effective on 25 March 2015 and will remain in force for eighteen months. The works are expected to last for 3 nights ( 19:00 - 07:00). While the closure is in operation an alternative route will be signed as detailed below.


From the eastern end of the closure proceed in a north easterly direction along the A38 to the junction with the A371. Turn right and proceed in a south easterly direction along the A371 to the junction with the A39. Turn right and proceed in south westerly and north westerly directions along the A39 to the junction with the A38. Turn right and proceed in north westerly and north easterly directions along the A38 to the western end of the closure, and vice versa.

For information about the works being carried out please contact Ron Chapman on 0845 345 9155

For further details of the alternative route please contact Somerset County Council on 0845 345 9155

Patrick Flaherty Chief Executive

Dated: 05 March 2015