BRIDGWATER'S Taunton Road is set for further emergency roadworks this evening with a lane closing at 7.30pm.

The maintenance contractor had been due to carry out work on a number of safety defects, but Somerset County Council say due to the nature of the defects the works cannot wait until the other major roadworks in Bridgwater have been completed.

The works will will be carried out at 7.30pm tonight (Wednesday, June 5) under a lane closure.