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The A37 near Yeovil will be closed 13 hours a day for three weeks Bath City News

The A37 will be closed for more than 13 hours a day for three weeks, it has been confirmed.

Somerset County Council’s roads team will resurface a section of the A37 Dorchester road near Stoford, starting next week.

The council revealed that the program would be implemented as part of an evening road closure “to ensure the safety of the workforce and minimize disruption during peak hours for the traveling public.”

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A Somerset County Council statement said: “The work will be carried out five days a week, excluding weekends, between 6 pm and 7:30 am.

“The preparatory work will begin on Tuesday August 31st and end on Monday September 6th, then the main resurfacing works will begin on Thursday September 9th and should end on Friday September 17th.

Councilor John Woodman, member of the Somerset County Highways Council cabinet, added: “The Dorchester road needs to be redone now so the team is ready to do the job in September.

“We are aware that this is a busy road and that an evening road closure will be required for the team to complete the job, but the road will be open during peak hours to minimize disruption. disturbances.

“However, I suggest that you plan ahead.”

During the road closure, a suggested detour route will be clearly marked on the site and can be found at

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This notice was published: 2021-08-27 14:15:54

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