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Waterworks will block Wincanton High Street for 3 days from 1st June

Wed 20 May '20, 17:37
By Dave Smith
Waterworks will block Wincanton High Street for 3 days from 1st June

There will be a road closure on Wincanton High Street blocking all traffic for three days from 1st June to allow Wessex Water to repair a mains leak.

Common Road is to be resurfaced at last!

Wed 14 Mar '18, 21:56
By John Smith
Common Road is to be resurfaced at last!

Rejoice! At long last, Somerset Highways has announced their plans to resurface Common Road. Perhaps Wincanton Museum would be interested to preserve some of the road's original surface.

£170 million plan to dual A303 from Sparkford to Ilchester

Wed 8 Mar '17, 18:32
By Fanny Charles
£170 million plan to dual A303 from Sparkford to Ilchester

There could be an end in sight to the notorious congestion at the Sparkford roundabout on the A303 if Highways England plans for a new dual carriageway from Sparkford to Ilchester get the go-ahead.

Major Roadworks on A371 in July – Diversions Planned

Fri 1 Jul '16, 17:06
By John Smith
Major Roadworks on A371 in July – Diversions Planned

Between 4th July and 15th July road users in Wincanton, Bruton, and Castle Cary will yet again be subject to a major road closure to allow resurfacing of a section of the A371 road between Bratton Seymour and Cary Hill.

South Street Road Closure – Monday 26th October

Sat 24 Oct '15, 23:45
By John Smith
South Street Road Closure – Monday 26th October

On Monday 26th October Somerset County Highways will be closing South Street for one day to allow works to be carried out on the pedestrian crossing between the Balsam Fields junction and Wincanton Primary School.

Church Street Works Finish Early

Thu 5 Mar '15, 18:30
By Fanny Charles
Church Street Works Finish Early

Wincanton residents and traders offer thanks to the men working on Church Street this week, for managing to finish early and bring an end to an awkward diversion affecting almost the entire town.

Church Street Closure & Road Works – URGENT NOTICE!

Sat 28 Feb '15, 14:15
By John Smith
Church Street Closure & Road Works – URGENT NOTICE!

Wessex Water begins urgent work to repair collapsed drainage pipes in Church Street on Monday 2nd March. The road will be closed to traffic, with diversions in place for up to 5 days.

South Street, Wincanton, to Close for Six Days

Wed 15 Oct '14, 11:21
By John Smith
South Street, Wincanton, to Close for Six Days

On 27th October yet more road works come to Wincanton. The top of South Street will be closed from the Market Place junction for six days to allow essential drainage work to be completed.

A303 Resurfacing Now Extended From Wincanton to Sparkford

Tue 14 Oct '14, 11:17
By John Smith
A303 Resurfacing Now Extended From Wincanton to Sparkford

More road works on the A303 will follow on from the current works. The new works between Wincanton and Sparkford are due to start on 15th October, taking up to 49 days to re-surface the eastbound carriageway.

Major Resurfacing on A303 Between Wincanton & Mere

Tue 16 Sep '14, 18:46
By John Smith
Major Resurfacing on A303 Between Wincanton & Mere

On Wednesday 10th September the Highways Agency started work to resurface a major section of the busy A303 London to Plymouth road. The work relates to sections of the dual carriageway (East and West) between Mere and Wincanton.

Bridge Over the A303 - Six Week Closure from 8th July

Sat 6 Jul '13, 13:25
By John Smith
Bridge Over the A303 - Six Week Closure from 8th July

For months we have all experienced the temporary traffic lights and lane restriction on the A303 Bridge when driving to all points West. Work on the bridge will commence on 8th July and will involve a six-week closure and disruptive diversions.

Castle Cary Bridge Repairs by Network Rail

Mon 1 Jul '13, 14:39
By John Smith
Castle Cary Bridge Repairs by Network Rail

Network Rail is due to commence extensive bridge repair work on the railway bridge at Castle Cary as of 8th July. This will take place over a period of 19 weeks and the planned diversion will cause considerable disruption.

New Mini-Roundabout at the Bottom of South Street

Mon 15 Apr '13, 15:24
By John Smith
New Mini-Roundabout at the Bottom of South Street

The current boom in road works throughout the area is clearly the effect of the worst winter in many years. I've unearthed some useful information about the road works at the junction of Southgate Road, Station Road and Moor Lane.

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