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Somerset Levels and other current road closures due to flooding

EMERGENCY road closure gates have been put in position to prevent motorists using flooded roads across the Somerset Levels.

Travel Somerset has announced the closure of:

Cutts Road (East Lyng to Athelney);

New Road (West Lyng to North Curry);

Langport Road (Muchelney to Langport).

The A361 (Burrowbridge to East Lyng) remains open.

Following severe flooding on the Somerset Levels in 2014, emergency road closure gates were installed at eight locations to help stop vehicles potentially getting stuck in flood waters.

The gates are kept locked open at all times and will only be locked shut when water levels are rising and the road is at risk of becoming impassable.

Other road closures in Somerset include:

A303 is closed in both directions from Cartgate to Podimore;

A37 Ilchester Rd between Yeovil Rd and Oakley Lane;

West Mudford Road;

Tylers Lane, Fitzhead (landslip).

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Emergency closures in place as Somerset roads remain flooded after heavy rain

Posted: 4 January 2024 | Last updated: 4 January 2024

SEVERAL road closures are currently in place due to floods and rising water on the Levels.

Travel Somerset reported: “Lipe Lane/Cheats Road remains flooded today (Thursday), affecting Ruishton, Creech St Michael, and Henlade.

“Also three emergency road closure gates are closed on the Levels due to rising water: New Road, Cutts Road, Langport to Muchelney Road.”

Motorists and residents are reminded of a yellow warning for rain across the South West today.

Travel Somerset also said: “Please be aware if you're out on the roads - there's likely to be some flooding, so plan ahead and don't take risks, it's not worth it.”

The warning will be in place from 12pm today until 3am tomorrow (Friday, January 5).

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  • Published 24 January 2023

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A major route has reopened after a successful clear-up operation following recent flooding.

A significant stretch of the A361 across the Somerset Levels had been flooded since last week.

Emergency road closure gates were locked shut at Burrowbridge and East Lyng to keep people safe.

Gates have now been reopened and traffic allowed through following safety inspections and work to remove debris and ice from the road surface.

Temporary lights remain in place around a layby close to East Lyng where there is frozen mud.

Somerset County Council's Lead Member for Transport and Digital, councillor Mike Rigby said some of the flood gates had been targeted by vandals.

"The gates are there to protect the public and we would urge motorists once again not to try to attempt to drive through flood waters - you're putting yourself and others in danger," he said.

Just 30cm of flood water can float a car and both the Environment Agency and emergency services have continued to urge road users not to attempt to drive through flooded roads.

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service have reported being called out to attend 21 flood-related incidents between 12 January and 23 January.

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By christina bravo and renee schmiedeberg • published january 22, 2024 • updated on january 23, 2024 at 2:43 pm, scroll for a list of road closures.

UPDATES: For the latest information on the storm, see NBC 7's aftermath coverage here .

A powerful storm system inundated San Diego County with with heavy downpours Monday that caused flooded roadways, several car crashes and water rescues across San Diego County.

Morning commuters were hit with the worst of the storm, prompting several flash flood warnings across the county. By afternoon, city of San Diego officials were urging people to remain home unless it was absolutely necessary to travel.

A flash flood warning was in effect for parts of North County, including  Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista and Solana Beach. The warning was extended to include Chula Vista, San Diego and El Cajon until 12:45 p.m., the National Weather Service said.

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"This is a dangerous and life-threatening situation. Do not attempt to travel unless you are fleeing an area subject to flooding or under an evacuation order," An emergency alert from the NWS said.

During a flood warning, residents are urged to avoid walking or driving through flood waters and move to higher ground where possible.

A flash flood watch remains in effect until 9 p.m., NBC 7 Meteorologist Sheena Parveen said.

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The Sky Fell Monday. Literally. How much rain fell on San Diego? Billions of Gallons

Red cross storm shelters.

Some of the worst flooding in the county has occurred in southeast San Diego, including in the communities of Encanto, Mountain View and Lincoln Park.

Shortly after 3 p.m., the Red Cross announced it would be opening an overnight shelter at Lincoln High School, at 4777 Imperial Ave, San Diego, where volunteers are helping out the displaced with food and shelter. A temporary shelter was also opened at the Golden Hill Recreation Center, 2600 Golf Course Drive, which was open until 9 p.m. on Monday.

Shelters Open:

  • Lincoln High School
  • Bostonia Recreation Center
  • Coronado Community Center

Just before 5 p.m., the city of San Diego released a statement on the storm, including details on where sandbags were available to the public:

  • Council District 1 : Pacific Beach Recreation Center, 1405 Diamond St.   
  • Council District 2 (inland) : North Clairemont Recreation Center, 4421 Bannock Ave.   
  • Council District 2 (coastal) : Robb Field Athletic Area, 2525 Bacon St.   
  • Council District 3 : Golden Hill Recreation Center, 2600 Golf Course Drive.   
  • Council District 4 : Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 6401 Skyline Drive.   
  • Council District 5 : Scripps Ranch Recreation Center, 11454 Blue Cypress Drive.   
  • Council District 6 : Standley Recreation Center, 3585 Governor Drive.   
  • Council District 7: Allied Gardens Recreation Center, 5155 Greenbrier Ave.   
  • Council District 8 : San Ysidro Community Activity Center, 179 Diza Road.   
  • Council District 9 : City Heights Recreation Center, 4380 Landis St.  

Major Roadway Closures

Northbound I-15

Northbound Interstate 15 at Main Street near National City was fully closed at about 1:30 p.m. due to flooding. Drivers were at a standstill amid the flooded road. There was no word on when lanes would reopen.

At 3:35 p.m., the CHP closed all northbound lanes of I-15 at Interstate 8 due to a hazmat incident following an incident involving a big rig. Officials are saying the ensuing hazmat cleanup could take as long as 5 hours, during which time all northbound lanes of the interstate would be closed. In the meantime, all traffic is being diverted to Interstate 8.

On Monday afternoon, officials investigating the crash said the driver of the tractor-trailer lost control in heavy rain and veered to the right, hitting the guardrail and down an embankment. The driver was unhurt.  The crash occurred in heavy rain, creating challenging road conditions. During the recovery of the truck, its fuel tank was punctured, spilling fuel across the roadway, complicating the cleanup and created a hazmat closure.

Caltrans reported a little before 4 p.m. that all westbound lanes of SR-94 at College Avenue were closed due to flooding.

SR-78 in North County

The SR-78 near El Camino Real was fully closed amid flooding in an area that had just last year been closed for months for flooding damage repairs. The shutdown was in both directions between College Boulevard and El Camino Real until 3:30, when officials announced that the westbound lanes of the freeway were reopening.

As of 7 p.m. the eastbound ramp onto SR-78 remains closed as Caltrans crews work to clear the debris, sediments and potholes caused by the floods. Traffic is being diverted to El Camino Real and back onto College.

Caltrans said workers must wait for the water to recede before they reopen the eastbound lanes.

Caltrans said the flooding was not caused by culvert or drainage issues, which were the problems last year, but by proximity to Buena Vista Lagoon, which floods every time it rains. A massive sink hole appeared along the stretch of the highway in 2023, and it was closed off for nearly two months while it was rebuilt.

WB SR-78, all lanes closed from College Blvd to El Camio Real due to flooding. pic.twitter.com/uCJsB3eR3q — Caltrans San Diego (@SDCaltrans) January 22, 2024

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The California Highway Patrol reported other several incidents of flooding amid heavy downpours Monday morning:

  • Interstate 805 south at Imperial Avene: A rock slide has closed the off-ramp
  • State Route 78 at El Camino Real: All eastbound lanes are closed

A truck drives through flooding on Harbor Drive near Laurel Street in downtown San Diego, Jan. 22, 2024.

Flooding Sigalerts on San Diego freeways

The alerts were in place as of 6:24 p.m. at the following locations:

  • I-15 north and Main Street (all lanes blocked)
  • SR-94 west between College Avenue and College Grove Way

Mission Valley

  • San Diego Mission Road between Fairmount & Caminito Yucatan
  • Ward Road at Camino Del Rio N
  • Avenida del Rio between Riverwalk Dr and Camino de la Reina
  • Mission Center Road between Hazard Center Drive and Camino De La Reina
  • Hazard Center Drive between Avenida Del Rio and DoubleTree Hotel roundabout
  • Camino Del Esta between Station Village Lane and Camino De La Reina
  • Ward Road at Camino Del Rio North.
  • Avenida del Rio between Riverwalk Drive and Camino de la Reina
  • Camino De La Reina between Camino De La Siesta and Avenida Del Rio
  • San Diego Mission Road between Fairmount Avenue and Caminito Yucatan

Flooding Around San Diego

Balboa Park

The city temporarily relocated people staying at the shelter at 16th & Newton Bridge to the Balboa Park Activity Center. Some residents at the Safe Sleeping site at 20th & B are being moved to Golden Hall in downtown San Diego, officials said.

Chula Vista

The South Bay's biggest city did not escape unscathed. A little more than 2 inches of rain fell in Chula Vista in the past 24 hours, prompting local officials to shut down the city's Rohr Park. "It is not safe at this time for the public to use the park," officials tweeted out on Monday. "City officials will re-evaluate conditions on Tuesday, Jan. 23."

Due to significant flooding, the City of Chula Vista has closed Rohr Park to the public. It is not safe at this time for the public to use the park. City officials will re-evaluate conditions on Tuesday, January 23. pic.twitter.com/Txk2X8HDQW — City of Chula Vista (@thinkchulavista) January 23, 2024

The city of Coronado said several streets across the island are flooded amid the rain. Officials made the decision near midday to evacuate students from the ground floor, moving them to upstairs classrooms. At least 16 businesses on Orange Avenue have sustained some sort of flooding damage.

The PAWS of Coronado animal shelter was flooded by Monday's storm. Staff removed animals from the garage and took them to other locations, shelter spokeswoman Jennifer Stein said. They posted on social media, asking people to foster animals to help them get out of the shelter. With their phones down, the shelter is asking people to reach out on social media if they can foster a pet.

Later in the day, around 5 p.m., Coronado police posted a request on social media platform (formerly known as twitter) to residents living near the country club, urging them to not flush toilets or run any water into drains.

"The city’s sewer system has been severely impacted by the heavy rains from today’s storm," CPD stated. "City crews are diligently working on repairs. Residents in the Country Club area (west of Alameda Blvd to Naval Base San Diego, north of 10th St/Alder St and south of 6th St.) are being asked to stop flushing toilets, running sinks, showers, and faucets, or any activity that discharges into the sewer system. This does not impact the drinking water system."

Later in the evening, the City of Coronado requested that residents refrain from using their drains as much as possible during the next 24 hours so that the sewer system could catch up. That includes running sinks, taking showers, using faucets or doing the laundry.

Due to the storm today, the regional sewer distribution system experienced issues. The City is asking residents to reduce using their drains in the next 24 hours to help the sewer system catch up. it includes running sinks, showers, and faucets or doing the laundry. Thank you! pic.twitter.com/CtgCgyVr1q — City of Coronado (@CoronadoCity) January 23, 2024

The impacted area in Coronado

Officials expected the area to be impacted for the next 24 hours. A shelter has been opened at the Coronado Community Center at 1845 Strand Way for residents in the impacted zone

Downtown San Diego

City officials announced in a news release issued late Monday afternoon that the parking garage in San Diego's main downtown branch had been closed due to flooding.

East County

Heartland Fire Dept. spokesman Andy McKellar told NBC 7 around midday that 150 200 homes are flooded across the county. Heartland Fire covers the El Cajon, La Mesa and Lemon Grove communities and other areas of East County.

Fashion Valley

The county of San Diego issued a flood warning for the San Diego River in the valley through midnight on Monday.

Fashion Valley Road has been closed in both directions, with several feet of river overflowing and crossing the street.

The city of San Diego said during the afternoon that the following closures were caused by Monday's storm:

Heavy flooding has inundated the 3300 block of Fairway Drive in La Mesa.

Lemon Grove

A large portion of Federal Boulevard near San Miguel is underwater, with flooding several feet deep. A dozen or so vehicles were visible in a video sent in by a viewer, disabled, including a large truck.

A truck drives through a flooded intersection in Little Italy, Jan. 22, 2024.

National City

The flooding hit National City especially bad in National City, where, at one point, an elderly man was rescued from his Park Villas apartment.

Naval Base San Diego

"Flooding reported in multiple areas of the base," officials posted on X, formerly Twitter. "Avoid driving through flooded areas. Recommend only essential personnel enter the base and all others avoid the base until further notice. Personnel on base, please stay in place until flooding levels subside."

ALERT: Flooding reported in multiple areas of the base. Avoid driving through flooded areas. Recommend only essential personnel enter the base and all others avoid the base until further notice. Personnel on base, please stay in place until flooding levels subside. pic.twitter.com/Bkxb798FmZ — Naval Base San Diego (@NavalBaseSD) January 22, 2024

Ocean Beach

Photos sent in to NBC 7 by photographer Jim Grant show Abbott Street, adjacent to the beach, under several feet of water, with at least one paddleboarder taking advantage of the conditions near the nearby main drag of Newport Avenue.

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All lanes of state Route 78 have closed at El Camino Real in Oceanside. This is where flooding destroyed the freeway last year, prompting lengthy construction delays. There are several feet of water on the roadway, in some places passing easily over the center divide. Officials reopened the roadway's westbound lanes around 3:30 p.m.

SR-78 in North County was completely flooded by heavy rains on Jan. 21, 2024.

San Diego State

San Diego State University closed a road on campus Monday today due to falling rocks caused by heavy rain and flooding. The University Police Department blocked public access on Canyon Crest Drive between Parking Lot 15 and Aztec Circle.

Water began flooding a home in the 3600 block Beta Street at about 11 a.m..Residents reported water getting into their homes — San Diego Fire-Rescue received a series of calls regarding the same issue. First-responders ended up taking three people from the neighborhood to local hospitals, including a child, who was brought to Rady Children's hospital.

"The rescues from homes in the neighborhood on Beta Street and surrounding streets number in the hundreds of people," a spokeswoman for SDFD told NBC 7. "Those were accomplished using inflatable boats and rescue boards to retrieve people from their flooded homes. Some people were on their roofs to avoid the water."

Spring Valley

Water was seeping into the first floor of a Spring Valley apartment complex. An NBC 7 crew was headed to the Helix Apartments complex on Conrad Street to gather more details.

School Closures

The San Diego County Office of Education announced late Monday afternoon that classes were canceled Tuesday at the following schools due to storm-associated causes:

  • La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools: "Due to the continued rain & the extent of the flooding we will need to close our schools on Tues, Jan. 23. We plan to resume classes on Wednesday, Jan. 24.
  • KIPP Adelante Preparatory Academy
  • Monarch School
  • America's Finest Charter School high-school campus
  • Harriet Tubman Village Charter School
  • SOUL Academy
Dear LMSV Families - due to the continued rain & the extent of the flooding we will need to close our schools on Tues, January 23.. We plan to resume classes on Wednesday, January 24. Should those plans change, we will update you immediately. See other socials for more info pic.twitter.com/eMw9aqfBnj — La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools (@LMSVSchools) January 22, 2024

Amid the downpours, more than a dozen crashes were reported on roadways, according to NBC 7's traffic anchor.

A vehicle rolled over on wet roadways on Interstate 5 near Gennessee Avenue in La Jolla at about 9 a.m. San Diego Fire-Rescue crews responded to aid one person trapped inside. The individual was freed from the vehicle and transported to Scripps Memorial Hospital with injuries.

Water Rescues

5 trapped in San Ysidro floodwaters

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Several people were also stuck in floodwaters in San Ysdiro Monday morning. The individuals were on an embankment under a bridge but were unable to get out on their own, according to San Diego Fire-Rescue. By 10 a.m., at least eight people had been rescued and taken in by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents.

Water rescue in San Diego's Nestor

At least two people were trapped in floodwater near a self-storage business on Palm Avenue in the Nestor neighborhood of San Diego, SDFD crews said. Rescuers were called at about 9:30 a.m. and the patient was located more than a half-hour later and freed. There was no word on injuries.

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Taunton and Cartgate Somerset tourist centres could close

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Plans to close two tourism offices have been branded a "manifesto for the mutilation of joy" by the chairman of Visit Somerset.

The offices at the Cartgate site in Yeovil and Market House in Taunton could be shut.

Somerset Council declared a financial emergency in November due to an expected £87m budget gap for the next financial year.

Shutting the two sites could save £167,000 by April 2025.

Giles Adams, chairman of Visit Somerset, has lambasted the proposals, arguing they will lead to fewer people visiting the county and thereby impact on the local economy.

He said: "Somerset Council has a difficult job which has arisen from years of poor decisions at all political levels.

"However, the planned cuts to tourism and visitor services are ill-advised, particularly given the economic benefit this sector brings that is worth £1.3bn of the Somerset economy and provides more than 24,000 full-time equivalent jobs."

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The site closures would save £114,000 from shutting the Taunton centre and £53,000 from closing the Cartgate branch.

Mr Adams continued: "For example, the loss of Cartgate Information Centre coincides with the dualling of the A303 at Sparkford - so we give the impression now that those travelling west are simply not required in Somerset and can be speedily conveyed onwards to Devon and Cornwall and spend their money there."

If the closure of the Cartgate site is implemented, the public toilets and the Cartgate Lodge Café will remain open.

A final decision will be made at a full council meeting in Bridgwater on 20 February at 10.00 GMT.

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  1. Emergency road closure gates

    If you require access via any of the gates or believe that you might in future please contact us as soon as possible by calling 0300 123 2224 or emailing [email protected]. If...

  2. Travel Somerset

    ‼️Emergency road closure gates update: Please note the following are all currently closed ⛔️ Cutts Road (East Lyng to Athelney) ⛔️ New Road (West Lyng to North Curry) ⛔️ Langport Road (Muchelney to...

  3. Travel Somerset

    Emergency road closure gates latest: Cutts Road is now open.. New Road is open ⛔️ Muchelney to Langport Road remains closed

  4. Travel Somerset

    All 3 emergency road closure gates remain closed: ⛔️Muchelney to Langport ⛔️Cutts Road ⛔️New Road More details...

  5. Roadworks and travel information

    Report a problem Bad weather affecting travel Met Office updates The latest UK weather warnings Flooding on the roads We are responsible for helping to manage flooding through planning,...

  6. Somerset Levels and other current road closures due to flooding

    EMERGENCY road closure gates have been put in position to prevent motorists using flooded roads across the Somerset Levels. Travel Somerset has announced the closure of: Cutts Road...

  7. Somerset Levels and other current road closures due to flooding

    EMERGENCY road closure gates have been put in position to prevent motorists using flooded roads across the Somerset Levels. Travel Somerset has announced the closure of: Cutts Road...

  8. Somerset Levels and other road closures due to flooding

    EMERGENCY road closure gates have been put in position to prevent motorists using flooded roads across the Somerset Levels. Travel Somerset has announced the closure of: Cutts Road...

  9. Travel Somerset on Twitter

    ⛔ Please note - the following emergency road closure gates are closed. New Road West Lyng/ Moore Road West Curry. 8:33 AM · Jan 2, 2023. 3,736. Views. 6. Retweets. 3. Likes. Jason Roberts @Robsy1969 · Jan 2. Replying to @TravelSomerset. I think you mean Moore Lane North Curry. 😉. 1. Travel Somerset

  10. Busy Somerset A-road closes due to flooding: 'Please plan ahead'

    A Travel Somerset spokesperson said: "A361 Taunton to Glastonbury road is closed between East Lyng and Burrowbridge due to flood water. ... "Following 2014, emergency road closure gates were ...

  11. Emergency closure gates reopen on two Somerset roads

    Traffic Weather By Amber Hill Reporter Share Flooding on the Somerset Levels. (Image: X/NQ archives) TWO roads that were closed due to bad weather have re-opened in Somerset. Following Storm...

  12. Emergency closures in place as Somerset roads remain flooded ...

    SEVERAL road closures are currently in place due to floods and rising water on the Levels. Travel Somerset reported: "Lipe Lane/Cheats Road remains flooded today (Thursday), affecting Ruishton ...

  13. Emergency closure of Cutts Road, on Somerset Levels

    The emergency road closure gates were installed at eight locations following severe flooding on the Somerset Levels in 2014. The gates are open at all times except when water levels are rising and ...

  14. Travel Somerset

    Travel Somerset · 2h · Emergency road closure gates update: Please note the Langport to Muchelney road remains closed as of today, Friday 22 December. Further inspection due 27 December. All reactions: 13. 15 shares. Like. Comment. 0 comments ...

  15. Traffic and Travel

    Traffic and Travel. 20:41, 22 JAN 2024. ... Lane closures and traffic lights will be in place. Bookmark. ... Somerset A-road clears after crash . Traffic & Travel.

  16. A361 closure: Major Somerset route shut after flood warnings

    11th January 2023, 01:49 PST BBC The A361 is closed between Burrowbridge and East Lyng A major route is closed amid fears that floodwaters could spill onto the road. The A361 across the...

  17. Flooding on the roads

    Community Council For Somerset - The Village Agents offer support to people who have been flooded - you can phone them on 01823 331222, or you can request a call back requested by using the...

  18. Somerset road closure sends villagers on 13-mile diversion

    BBC News, Somerset. 27 minutes ago. An 80-yard road closure in Somerset will force drivers onto a 13-mile diversion - just to get to the other side of the village. Cothelstone Road in Bishops ...

  19. Somerset A361 reopens as flood threat is reduced

    A significant stretch of the A361 across the Somerset Levels had been flooded since last week. Emergency road closure gates were locked shut at Burrowbridge and East Lyng to keep people safe ...

  20. A303: Overnight closure and road layout changes as project continues

    There will be temporary changes to the layout on the A303 in Somerset while improvement work continues. Drivers are being warned of an overnight closure to allow for changes to the road layout on ...

  21. Travel Somerset

    Please note - the following emergency road closure gates are still closed due to flooding: ⛔️New Road ⛔️Cutts Road ⛔️Langport to Muchelney More info...

  22. Somerset and Gloucestershire disruption as Storm Isha hits

    This tree was blocking the road outside Westonbirt Arboretum. And there are restrictions on the M48 Severn Bridge in both directions due to strong winds, between J2 A466 Wye Valley Link Road ...

  23. Historic storm prompts road closures, school closures, major flooding

    Historic storm prompts road closures, school closures, major flooding in San Diego County ... A man takes the opportunity to travel by paddleboard in Ocean Beach during a storm on Jan. 22, 2024.

  24. Flooding information and advice

    Report flooding on a road, a blocked drain or mud on the road using our report a problem on a road form; For information on emergency road closures, please visit Emergency road closure gates. For up-to-date information about adverse weather conditions affecting roads in Somerset, please visit our Roads, travel and parking section.

  25. Travel Somerset

    ‼️ Road closure update ⛔️ - emergency gates closed on Langport to Muchelney road due to flood water. We'll keep you posted.

  26. Snow leads to some road and school closures in North-West England

    Yellow weather warnings for snow and ice remain in place across northern England and other parts of the UK. Lancashire Police said Grane Road and Elton Road in Belthorn were closed after a crash ...

  27. Taunton and Cartgate Somerset tourist centres could close

    The offices at the Cartgate site in Yeovil and Market House in Taunton could be shut. Somerset Council declared a financial emergency in November due to an expected £87m budget gap for the next ...

  28. A361 between East Lyng and Burrowbridge closes due to flooding

    The emergency road closure gate has been closed on the A361 Taunton to Glastonbury road between East Lyng and Burrowbridge. The council took the decision to close the road late last night...