Major road works begin in Bridgwater today ahead of building work ramping up at Hinkley Point. A temporary one-way system will be introduced in Wylds Road. Improvements include widening the width of the right-turn lane from Bristol Road into The Drove and the junction made safer for pedestrians and cyclists. Traffic lights will also be upgraded at the Wylds Road junction with The Drove and a left-turn slip road created from Western Way into Wylds Road, together with safety improvements for pedestrians and cyclists. David Hall, Deputy leader of Somerset County Council said: “The works will improve the junction in the long term especially with the increase in EDF Energy traffic in the coming years.
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The new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station faces delays and higher costs as a result of Brexit, the project’s developer EDF has told a committee of MPs. EDF said that the government must ensure businesses can continue to draw on the European Union (EU) skills base in written evidence to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy select committee. The Committee has been holding an inquiry called “Leaving the EU: negotiation priorities for energy and climate change policy”.
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