National Highways delays A358 dualling

National Highways has announced that, with the support from Government, it will not be submitting the Development Consent Order application for the A358 Taunton to Southfields Dualling Scheme as planned this year. The plan had been to dual eight and a half miles of single carriageway which is often congested and leads to drivers seeking […]

Latest plans for A358 dualling between Taunton and Ilminster in Somerset revealed

National Highways has used interactive tools showing how the proposed A358 upgrade between Taunton and Ilminster could impact on people proved popular at recent consultation events. A traffic flow webmap shows how the dualling of the route would affect traffic flows in 2028, when the scheme is predicted to open. And a trip route and journey time […]

National Highways starts consultation on its A358 Taunton-Ilminster upgrade

National Highways has started a public consultation on design changes to the A358 upgrade from Taunton and the Southfields roundabout at Ilminster. The planned upgrade of the A358, a key route linking the South West and London and South East, will see a single lane stretch of carriageway between the M5 at Taunton and the Southfields roundabout […]

National Highways starts consultation on upgrade of A358 in Somerset

National Highways has launched a consultation for the upgrade of the A358 in Somerset. The planned upgrade of the A358, a key route linking the south west and London and south east, will see a single lane stretch of carriageway between the M5 at Taunton and the Southfields roundabout, upgraded to dual carriageway. The proposed […]

Highways England awards contract to design and deliver A358 upgrade to Taylor Woodrow

Highways England has announced that it has awarded a £328 million contract to design and deliver an upgrade to the A358 between the M5 at Taunton and the Southfields roundabout on the A303 to Taylor Woodrow. Preparatory works have been taking place with Taylor Woodrow, in partnership with Arup and Ramboll, undertaking ground investigation and […]

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