snarl-up predicted when Burnham's Tesco roundabout closes
of Burnham-On-Sea may grind to a halt on Sunday (June 19th) when
the town's Tesco roundabout closes for essential repairs.
Highways, a partnership between the County Council and Atkins,
is replacing the 25 year-old road surface
- forcing the temporary closure of the road.
resurfacing work will be carried out in two phases and will involve
road diversions for one-day only.
first phase starts at 7am and takes in the northern half of the
roundabout and the leg towards Middle Burnham.
using the B3140 and entering The Frank Foley Parkway to access
Tesco will be managed by three-way lights.
traffic from the Love Lane estate roads (Hawley Way and Ramsey
Way) will be diverted via Stoddens Road and Stoddens Lane.
second phase starts at 6pm and affects the southern half of the
roundabout and the road into The Frank Foley Parkway.
to the new estate roads off Frank Foley Parkway will be via a
local diversion along Rosewood Avenue and Rosewood Drive.
main diversion for through traffic using the B3140 will be signed
via the A38 and B3139 through Highbridge.
Service Manager Dennis Herniman said: "These works have been
carefully planned to minimise disruption to local people and visitors
alike but are necessary to address potential safety issues should
the surface continue to deteriorate during the busy holiday period."