Resurfacing scheduled for A39 near Minehead

ESSENTIAL resurfacing work is being carried out later this month on a section of road between Parkhouse Road and Middlecombe junction on the A39 at Periton Road in Minehead.

Access for homes and businesses will be maintained throughout.

Somerset Council’s team will be doing preparation work over two days, Thursday and Friday July 18 – 19 and resurfacing will take place Monday July 22 and Tuesday July 23.

A road closure is needed from 7.30am to 6pm on these four days. The road is open outside these hours.

To maximise efficient use of resources the same team will also be resurfacing Quarry Close and Callins View in Minehead immediately before this.

Preparation work is from Wednesday July 10 to Friday July 12, and resurfacing on Monday and Tuesday 15 and 16 July. A closure will be needed between 7.30 am and 6pm on these days.

Somerset Council’s Lead Member for Transport and Digitial, Councillor Richard Wilkins said: “It’s vital we repair this stretch of road as it is showing signs of wear and tear.

“We appreciate this will cause some disruption and the team will do everything they can to minimise this for residents and businesses.

“We are ensuring we make the best use of resources by doing two schemes in this area across three weeks.”

A diversion will be in place while the road is closed. You can find information on that here: Roadworks and travel information ( .

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