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Everything went to plan last night at Dykes Way in Wincanton. Our #HighwaysHeroes got to work planing and resurfaci… https://t.co/CMMqJ2dbcxHave you seen any #HighwaysHeroes out and about? They're carrying out important maintenance works to keep the hig… https://t.co/FLTRcgx3Ug#J25 NEWS: The signals on the Park & Ride side of the junction will be off for most of today. The controller is bei… https://t.co/QQv4iu3JaQ
5/27
2020
Resurfacing works will begin on the# A371 Dykes Hill, Wincanton tonight. A road closure will be in place from 6.3… https://t.co/QD05sOLvCuSee our press release below for more detail on the resurfacing of #Staplegrove Road, #Taunton coming up! https://t.co/OnmvRxOdio📸Works on Taunton Road in Wellington went well on Friday night and the surface course and lining are now complete.… https://t.co/uHvH7pvhhFWorks were finished on #A39 Long Street last week and today teams will begin resurfacing the #A358 High Street in W… https://t.co/r886ekKY22
5/26
2020
Another week of essential work awaits and our #HighwaysHeroes are ready to get the job done! 👍 You can find out w… https://t.co/AgxcjTFnsJ
5/25
2020
Tonight #HighwaysHeroes will be at Taunton Road in Wellington laying 300 tonnes of surface course. Lining will also… https://t.co/4dfu6sqvBwIt's been a busy week for our #HighwaysHeroes who have been working to keep the roads safe and maintained for every… https://t.co/2l08Lgh7uSGrass cutting works on A and B roads began last week and are still underway. 🌿 This is to preserve visibility sigh… https://t.co/JRCgwr5HsFHighways maintenance teams will now move on to #A358 High Street in Williton next week. A temporary road closure w… https://t.co/PAHj9KH9cgFootway resurfacing on #A39 Long Street has now been completed and the #A39 has been re-opened to all through traff… https://t.co/PvmrQJQ8Hk
5/22
2020
It’s that time of the week again! Tonight we'll be standing together with our #HighwaysHeroes to show our appreciat… https://t.co/1SHLPbSnEJThe new @AlunGriffiths_ newsletter for the #M5 #J25 works is out now! You can follow this link to read about the de… https://t.co/A89gR0wmDEOur highways maintenance teams are working really hard to keep our highways and path networks safe. If you see our… https://t.co/yR346Vn8lZ
5/21
2020
Safety is paramount for all of our highways maintenance teams, which is why all are practicing social distancing me… https://t.co/5dnc6vU6DdResurfacing works on the #A39 Bath Road, Bawdrip were completed this morning ahead of schedule. The road is now ope… https://t.co/fNRxUakqdy📢Resurfacing works are beginning on 9th June on Staplegrove Road. Check out our brand-new release with all the det… https://t.co/MgDQrpy1YESurface dressing works are now underway across the county. To find out more about surface dressing and where/when w… https://t.co/KpNRVI4ZVT
5/20
2020
👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 Yay for #SquibbersWay! https://t.co/t7viijAxrr
Retweeted by Travel SomersetThe highway lighting team have been working hard during lockdown. These #HighwaysHeroes accelerated their street… https://t.co/zuveGBmiaz🥳 We're thrilled to have won another award for Squibbers Way in Bridgwater! #RICSSocialImpactAwards presenter… https://t.co/r7kAy3bXefLast week our #HighwaysHeroes were at Cheddon Road in Taunton carrying out patching works. Our teams are... 👍 Usi… https://t.co/fOZFDwUFvGIf you have no alternative to taking a bus, be prepared to wait, as buses may be full even if they appear to have c… https://t.co/4uDCU7rO5A
Retweeted by Travel SomersetHighways maintenance teams will be in Wellington this evening carrying out essential resurfacing works on Taunton R… https://t.co/cNsFkI1hbK
5/19
2020
Resurfacing works at Whitefield Road, Wiveliscombe have run slightly over tonight. We hope to be off the road by 7.30pm.👍Thanks to the lovely weather last week, highways teams made good progress and competed all Combi works in South Som… https://t.co/P8etjdBG0FOur #HighwaysHeroes are all geared up and ready to begin resurfacing works on Taunton Road in Wellington tomorrow e… https://t.co/jj6odFikxQ @roowelsher Hi @roowelsher, prep works will commence this week with the main resurfacing works due to take place on the 9th of June.Works have also started on Wood Street in Taunton today to repair the road. A road closure will be in place for 1-2… https://t.co/ze5ljTXRh3Our #HighwaysHeroes were up bright and early to begin resurfacing works on #A39 Long Street in Williton. Here's wha… https://t.co/zt3ro2W5j1
5/18
2020
Delayed resurfacing works on #A39 Bawdrip. Unfortunately a delay in material supply means that the #A39 will remai… https://t.co/UfNucVnrh7Some photos from the surface dressing works that were underway today at Farleigh, Hungerford. 📸 There was a dedica… https://t.co/odvW7fhS6oHave you seen any #HighwaysHeroes out and about? They're carrying out essential works that are important for keepin… https://t.co/uFmWx1Iuub @fevs001 @SWTCouncil Hi Matt, yes there will be no access to the car park while work is underway. We expect it to take 1-2 days. ThanksGreat progress has been made on the #A39 Bath Road, Bawdrip this week. The works are on track to be finished on Wed… https://t.co/r1YNJ13EJVThis is Louie, a workshop apprentice for @SkanskaUKplc. Louie is working hard carrying out repairs to the Somerse… https://t.co/IZ2m5NpsCEDelivering essential roads maintenance currently, while there is less traffic, is key to reducing disruption to… https://t.co/I1LxOyZxj3
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5/15
2020
A39 Bath Road, Bawdrip Hill (between Bridgwater, M5 Jn23 and Woolavington). Road now scheduled to be reopened at 18:30.A39 Bath Road, Bawdrip Hill (between Bridgwater, M5 Jn23 and Woolavington). Carriageway resurfacing. Temporary road… https://t.co/6ZSLFjQaQ0We're proud of the work our #HighwaysHeroes have been doing, along with all other keyworkers across the country.… https://t.co/UMxinVnnHn#Update: Works are due to start on Wood Street in Taunton on Monday 18th of May to repair the road. A road closure… https://t.co/3WLbKaeUGJEverything is on track on #A39 Bath Road at Bawdrip where our #HighwaysHeroes are working hard to get resurfacing w… https://t.co/14JO5M0FAK
5/14
2020
Just time to join queue at Wed's 11 sites open to 6. Do not visit unless essential to avoid harm. Odd reg car numb… https://t.co/pt1QEDy57l
Retweeted by Travel SomersetHighways workers are taking advantage of the quieter roads in Somerset by bringing forward 2 resurfacing schemes in… https://t.co/7VfKJ9EBRZWe're so thankful to our highways maintenance teams for adapting quickly to these new ways of working to keep each… https://t.co/EEJCjxsq2Slots of praise from Cabinet for our highways & transport teams for flexibility, ingenuity and can-do approaches dur… https://t.co/9eJNuEYlBm
Retweeted by Travel SomersetA big thank you to our highways teams for their hard work so far this week! #HighwaysHeroes are continuing to under… https://t.co/L89XseVnyR
5/13
2020
Our #HighwaysHeroes were in South Somerset yesterday undertaking surface dressing works on Howley Rd, Whitestaunton… https://t.co/YLmBTXUWLMTuesday recyclesites: 11 open 9am-6pm but only for cars with even-number reg, only for a few materials, only if it… https://t.co/AjDKN4gXpl
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5/12
2020
Queues at all 11 sites open today. You should not go unless your waste cannot be stored safely at home without risk… https://t.co/a1hgQ6tFSA
Retweeted by Travel SomersetHappy #SomersetDay! We're really proud to look after more than 4,170 miles of road in this beautiful county, keepin… https://t.co/aQTNVopfUD#Update: Resurfacing works on #A39 Bath Road at Bawdrip started this morning. Works will now take place during the… https://t.co/s0JKPjBSHV11 recycling centres are now open for essential visits. Queues are expected so please be aware of the restrictions… https://t.co/u6L3ezKNDVToday Mon11May, you can use 11 recyclesites 9am-6pm if ... * Essential because waste cannot be stored safely witho… https://t.co/dKHhVEr31r
Retweeted by Travel SomersetToday Mon11May, you can use 11 recyclesites 9am-6pm if ... * Waste cannot be stored safely without risking harm/il… https://t.co/PmroV7AGG7
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5/11
2020
The #HighwaysHeroes have been doing a great job keeping our roads safe along with all the other fantastic Keyworker… https://t.co/jmooOcnINgAnother lovely day! ☀☀ Our highways maintenance teams are laying the surface course and undertaking the lining wor… https://t.co/FuwQgvaWZuAnthony is a graduate design engineer for @SkanskaUKplc. He's busy helping to design highways safety improvement s… https://t.co/jq4hjS2n1z
5/7
2020
@hasenschneck Hi Saskia, our verge maintenance programme is really important to preserve visibility and keep people… https://t.co/BhERbwaRATGrass cutting works are due to start next week. Find out more about when and where the work will be taking place on… https://t.co/lPsSwxMQa5The team at Bury Hill, Brompton Regis have begun laying surface course this morning. The weather is perfect for it… https://t.co/1wG5vOfEjk
5/6
2020
Did you know that essential surface dressing works began last week? Our #HighwaysHeroes have been doing a great j… https://t.co/KMZq0zQL7hWe have see COVID-19 specific signage on site to protect our teams and the public, as well as additional vehicles w… https://t.co/8teVPY3huJ📷 Works at Bury Hill, Brompton Regis are well underway. Today the teams will be completing the planing operation an… https://t.co/l50ZYawUHnResurfacing works will begin today at Bury Hill, Brompton Regis and are due to be completed on Thursday 7th May. Al… https://t.co/QlzsIl44Ci
5/5
2020
📷 Highways maintenance workers have been carrying out pre-surfacing patching works today along the #A361 at Burrowb… https://t.co/MxganxHOS6We've received a lot of kind words for the work our #HighwaysHeroes are doing to keep the road and path networks ma… https://t.co/gWd3onPrse
5/4
2020
Don't forget that Cheddar Gorge will be closed this weekend until 8am on Monday 4th of May. Find out more 👉 https://t.co/UsZz01h0FC
5/2
2020
The road through Cheddar Gorge will be closed from 6pm tonight until 8am on Monday 4th of May. This closure is in r… https://t.co/jHGZ8ijPybWe have confirmation that this is now all clear😄 if you have to travel stay safe!We've got reports of a 2 vehicle collision on Lysander Road, #Yeovil. Use the #A30 Queensway or #A30 Hendford Hill… https://t.co/HcW7FDZAY6Chantel is a workshop apprentice working for @SkanskaUKplc and is involved in carrying out repairs to the Somerset… https://t.co/63MerW0lfsIt's been a busy week for our highways maintenance teams who have been out and about maintaining the road and path… https://t.co/UF7IwUvlwc
5/1
2020
A massive thank you to all our #HighwaysHeroes and key workers for their hard work and dedication in these trying t… https://t.co/uuSv1GgoOJ
4/30
2020
Very sad to see this vandalism today on the B3224 near Elworthy Cross. Obscuring a give way sign is dangerous and… https://t.co/GSsc9NbIFWSurface dressing... 👍 Improves skidding resistance. 👍 Helps make roads waterproof. 👍 Protects against frost and w… https://t.co/hOYDdgJfTvOur Highways teams are undertaking essential surface dressing works across the county in order to keep highways mai… https://t.co/fxbcT0s9Qk
4/29
2020
Highways maintenance teams are out today at Bury Hill, Brompton Regis replacing 40m of drainage in preparation for… https://t.co/GYespFSSJGHave you seen the signs and pre-warners at #A39 Bath Road at Bawdrip? 📷 Don't forget that resurfacing works are du… https://t.co/rjyNU2bM1a
4/28
2020
We've had reports of a collision near Merriott, West Chinnock, on the #A356. It affects the A303, A356 and A30 to t… https://t.co/xXuLy953GTEssential maintenance work is due to take place on the #A39 Bath Road next month. Here's what you need to know: 🛠… https://t.co/ZtUwB2WMPwRead more about grass cutting on our website: https://t.co/hjUw0G4DAKLast year we reduced our cut by 191 cricket pitches to encourage wildflowers to grow. Our programme is guided by th… https://t.co/HsY30xgOKFWe've deleted a tweet posted earlier about our grass cutting season and apologise for any confusion. Grass cutting… https://t.co/3M9WSUdg1x
4/27
2020
Safety is paramount during such uncertain times. That's why our #HighwaysHeroes are following @PHE_uk guidelines… https://t.co/Yb3gnnFSqG
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4/25
2020
Safety is paramount during such uncertain times. That's why our #HighwaysHeroes are following @PHE_uk guidelines… https://t.co/Yb3gnnFSqGThere have been reports of highways teams being abused and spat on while trying to keep our roads maintained. Pleas… https://t.co/DbONk9ja83
4/24
2020
Our crews can't get through gaps like this - same goes for Fire Service. Pls park sensibly & help us get where we n… https://t.co/MWFo9d4xcz
Retweeted by Travel SomersetCheck out these photos from the essential surface dressing patching works that have been taking place this week. 📷… https://t.co/1GFYxPErRO
4/23
2020
We're working in partnership with SSE to maintain our street lights and ensure the network remains safe and visible… https://t.co/VWb6i2n9HTCritical work being done by our highways maintenance teams include: ✅Resurfacing ✅Surface dressing ✅Grass cutti… https://t.co/LBLgqiwogZ
4/22
2020
Did you know that Highway maintenance teams have been identified by the Government as critical workers? They're d… https://t.co/iouoip4gB4Highways maintenance teams were out repairing potholes yesterday at Lipe Hill Lane, West Buckland, Wellington. 📷 T… https://t.co/ThFGvWK6Sz
4/21
2020
Following updated Government guidance, highways maintenance teams across Somerset will be stepping up works to keep… https://t.co/A0ophCz0ChA man was jailed for 20 weeks for coughing in a paramedic’s face. This is #Unacceptable and it won’t be tolerated.… https://t.co/4TO89wf52c
Retweeted by Travel SomersetPrep works recommenced last week for the 2020 surface dressing programme and works are continuing into this week.… https://t.co/2itO6BjjeuKeep up the good work Somerset! 👏#StayHomeSaveLives #SomersetProud #DontTravelSomerset https://t.co/uaN6FfkxOK
4/20
2020
Please be considerate to our @SomersetCouncil highway inspectors as they continue to inspect the network at this ti… https://t.co/lMh0oZNtPC
4/16
2020

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