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Taunton Third Way
From:  Wellington Road (ST219245)
To:  Bridge Street (ST225249)
Distance:  0.5 miles (0.8 km)
Meets:  A38, A3027
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A3807 Taunton Third Way

The A3807 number is allocated to the Taunton Third Way in Somerset. The road was completed in 2011, mostly from existing local roads.


Castle Street

Starting at traffic lights on the A38 Wellington Road the A3807 heads eastwards along Castle Street between Tesco and Lidl, before passing other town centre car parks. The road then turns right at traffic lights then TOTSOs left at the next set onto Tangier Way to cross the River Tone. This is a new bridge built to carry the road, and the main reason why the route became classified, as it provided a relief road around the west side of the town centre. Tangier Way was previously a dead end, built many years earlier in anticipation of the bridge. After passing the former Lidl store, the road ends at traffic lights on the A3027 Bridge Street, named after its own crossing of the Tone just to the right.


The road was opened on 27 September 2011 by Norman Baker, Transport Minister. The main part of the scheme was a new bridge over River Tome for Tangier Way. There was just 150m of new carriageway and 300m of re-aligned carriageway, otherwise the north – south route from Bridge Street to Wellington Road was formed of existing roads, Cost was £8.6 million.


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Other nearby roads
A38 • A358 • A361 • A378 • A398 • A3027 • A3027 (Taunton Town Centre) • A3038 • A3065 • A3087 • A3259 • B3170 • B3171 • B3227 • E116 (Old System) • EuroVelo 1 • M5 • T16 (Britain) • T41 (Britain)
A3393 • A3400 • A3604 • A3611 • A3807 • A3822 • A3860

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