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Roads in Somerset that will be treated this winter

Roads in Somerset that will be treated this winter

Dec 23, 2020

Around 900 miles of Somerset’s road network will be treated against ice over the winter months.

These are the major roads across Somerset that will be gritted:

·       The A30 between the Devon border and the Dorset borders via Chard, Crewkerne, Yeovil, Milborne Port and Henstridge

·       The A358 between the Devon border and Williton via Chard, Ilminster and Taunton

·       The A359 between Yeovil and Frome via Sparkford and Bruton

·       The A38 between the Devon border and Highbridge/ Burnham-on-Sea via Wellington, Taunton and Bridgwater

·       The A39 between Minehead and Chewton Mendip via Williton, Bridgwater, Street, Glastonbury and Wells

·       The A3088 Cartgate Link Road connecting the A303 to Yeovil

Other roads in South Somerset

·       A3066, North Perrott

·       B3081 (northern end), Bruton

·       B3151 Edmunds Hill, Ilchester

·       B3165 Sutton Hill, Long Sutton

·       B3168 (eastern end), Ilminster

·       Bayford Hill/ High Street, Wincanton

·       Broad Hill, Hardington Mandeville

·       Broadway, Merriott

·       Broadway Road, Broadway

·       Combe Hill/ Stooper’s Hill, Combe St Nicholas

·       Combe Street Lane, Yeovil

·       Crimchard, Chard

·       Dancing Lane, Wincanton

·       Dorchester Road, nr Closworth

·       Glynswood, Chard

·       Halves Lane/ Primrose Road, North Coker

·       Harp Road, nr South Petherton

·       Hayes End/ Lightgate Road/ Silver Street, South Petherton

·       Head Street/ Yeovil Road, Tintinhull

·       Holloway, Lopen

·       Long Orchard Hill/ Townsend, Ilminster

·       Montacute Road, Montacute

·       New Road, Seavington St Michael

·       Preston Road, Yeovil

·       Sandhurst Road, nr North Coker

·       Springfield Road, Wincanton

·       St Michael’s Avenue, Yeovil

·       Stiby Road, Yeovil

·       Stoke Road, Martock

·       Stourton Way, Yeovil

·       Thorne Lane, Yeovil

·       Tintinhull Road, Yeovil

·       West Hill, Wincanton

·       Western Avenue


·       B3081 (southern end), Evercreech

·       B3110 Frome Road, Norton St Philip

·       B3136 Bath Road, Shepton Mallet

·       Brewery Lane, nr Stratton-on-the-Fosse

·       Burnt House Lane, Stoke St Michael

·       Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury

·       Clink Road, Frome

·       Highbury Street, Highbury

·       Knaptons Hill, Mells

·       Leigh Street, Leigh-upon-Mendip

·       Lock’s Hill/ Rossiter’s Hill/ Rossiter’s Road, Frome

·       Long Cross Bottom/ Mendip Road, Stoke St Michael

·       Old Wells Road, Shepton Mallet

·       Quarry Road, Mells

·       Rodden Road, Frome

·       Selwood Road/ Welshmill Lane, Frome

·       Somers Hill, Leigh-upon-Mendip

·       St Peters Road, Shepton Mallet

·       Tansey, nr Cranmore

·       Whatcombe Road, Frome

·       Wookey Hole Road, Wells


·       B3135 Axbridge Road, Cheddar

·       B3135 Cliff Road, Cheddar

·       B3141 Causeway, Woolavington

·       B3141 Church Road, East Huntspill

·       B3339 Wembdon Rise, Bridgwater

·       Brook Street/ High Street/ Main Street, Cannington

·       Cheddar Road/ High Street/ Jubilee Road/ St Mary’s Street, Axbridge

·       Cliff Street, Cheddar

·       College Way, Bridgwater

·       Durleigh Road, Bridgwater

·       Hamp Green Rise, Bridgwater

·       King’s Drive, Bridgwater

·       Parkway, Bridgwater

·       Plummer’s Lane, nr Priddy

·       Rodway, Cannington

·       Shipham Road, Cheddar

Somerset West and Taunton

·       A3087 Castle Street, Taunton

·       B3188, Monksilver

·       B3223 Room Hill Lane, Exford

·       Abbey Road, Washford

·       Amory Road, Dulverton

·       Ash Lane, Withypool

·       Calway Lane, Taunton

·       Cheddon Road, Taunton

·       Cothelstone Road/ Mount Street/ Station Road, Bishops Lydeard

·       Dene Road, Cotford St Luke

·       Eastwick Road, Taunton

·       Exeter Road, Rockwell Green

·       Five Bells/ North Road, Williton

·       Higher Park Lane, Wheddon Cross

·       Honiton Road, Churchinford

·       Kinsford Hill, Simonsbath

·       Langaller Lane/ Lipe Lane/ St Michael’s Road, Creech St Michael

·       Lydon’s Hill, Brompton Regis

·       Lyngford Lane, Taunton

·       Main Road, Bishopswood

·       Main Road, Buckland St Mary

·       Milton Hill, Monkton Heathfield

·       Monument Road, Wellington

·       Bossington Drive/ Nerrols Drive, Taunton

·       Porlock Road/ The Parks, Minehead

·       Ruishton Lane, Ruishton

·       Scott’s Hill, Huish Champflower

·       Selworthy Road, Taunton

·       Solomon’s Hollow/ Windmill Hill, North Curry

·       South Street, Wiveliscombe

·       Staplegrove Road, Taunton

·       Taunton Gateway Park and Ride and associated new roads, Taunton


The following advice has been issued for drivers driving in cold or icy weather:

·      Check tyre pressures, fuel, oil, washer fluid levels

·       Allow extra time for your journey

·       Give gritters and snow ploughs plenty of room

·       Carry a shovel and blankets in your vehicle

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