This page details notification of Road Works & Closures as received by the YRIPC.

Ryme Road / Thornford Road / Melbury Road
BT have notified Dorset County Council that they will be working in Yetminster at, or near to the junction between Ryme Road, Thornford Road and Melbury Road

15 – 17 January – Ryme Rd (nr junction with Melbury Rd)
15 – 17 January – Thornford Rd (nr junction with Yetminster High Street)
28 – 29 January – Melbury Road

Traffic Lights will be used to control traffic

High Street, Yetminster
Wessex Water have applied to close the High Street, Yetminster from its junction with Thornford Road to outside the Old School Gallery, a distance of approximately 30 metres. The closure will allow replacement of the chamber and cover in the highway.  The road closure is necessary for safety reasons.

6 – 8 February – High Street, Yetminster between 09.30 and 15.30.
Traffic will be diverted along the South side of the High Street “fork”.

Thornford Road
Wessex Water are proposing to close the Thornford Road to enable work to replace a cover in the highway. All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along THORNFORD ROAD, YETMINSTER from its junction with Stonyacres to no. 1 Thornford Road, a distance of 30 metres.

11 February – 13 February Road – Thornford Road
The alternative route which will be sign posted is as follows; Ryme Road – A37 – Hendford Hill – A30 – Bradford Road – C11 -Thornford Road
Access will be maintained for residents but may be restricted.

Further Information

For further details on road closures contact the Dorset County Traffic Team on  01305 221020 or the company undertaking the works

You can view the Dorset County Council’s roadworks, closures and events map by clicking here