Martock flooding update
Martock flooding update as at 1700 Wednesday 12th March 2014
(This page will be close on Friday 14th March at 6pm. We hope you have found it useful)
Long Load bridge now open! Access to Muchelney now possible via Thorney and Drayton. Wetmoor Lane is clear, but remains officially classed as closed as Highways clean up.
Situation within the Parish of Martock
- Stoke Road: open
- Parrett Works to South Petherton road: open
- Martock to Parrett Works: open
- Coat to Gawbridge: open
- Muchelney: Roads to/from Drayton and Thorney now open. Wetmoor Lane is still officially classed as closed as Highways clean up the road. Muchelney- Langport road closed
- Thorney: River Parrett bridge open
- Gawbridge to East Lambrooke: open
- Gawbridge to Kingsbury Episcopi: open
- Higher Burrow to Hambridge: Clear of water although officially closed as Highways clean up.
- Southay to Stembridge: open
- Southay to Kingsbury Episcopi: open
- Wetmoor Lane (near Long Load) road to Muchelney technically closed but passable to Muchelney
- Long Load: Church Lane leading to Wetmoor Lane open
- Long Load: open
An Ordnance Survey map showing which local roads are currently flooded or closed can be downloaded below.
For a Somerset-wide flooding overview provided by Somerset County Council, including a map showing closed roads, please click here.
The latest Somerset Community update can be downloaded below along with advice from Western Power Distribution on electrical safety during flooding..
For further information from BBC travel news for Somerset please click here.
The Martock Emergency Plan has been amended to include specific procedures to deal with flood awareness, risk mitigation and safety issues. The documents below also provide some useful guidance and advice.
If you need sandbags, phone South Somerset District Council on 01935 462462.
For up-to-date flooding information call the Floodline on 0845 988 1188.
Depending on where you live you may be able to register your home with the Environment Agency for free telephone, text or email flood warnings. Please click here to sign up.