"Report a problem" on the Highway
A new online, interactive map has been launched by Somerset County
Council to allow residents to report potholes and other issues on Somerset’s Highways.
‘Report it’ is now available at http://www.somerset.gov.uk/roads-parking-and-transport/problems-on-the-road/ and allows users to report any issues across
all 4,206 miles of Somerset’s highways.
How does it work?
can now go on the website to report issues they find on a highway such as a
pothole, blocked drain or poor road surface. Simply log the issue on the map by
location and then fill in the details of the problem using an online form.
People can also leave an email address to receive updates on potholes they have
When residents report a road defect it will be inspected within 3
working days, and programme repair work will be scheduled where required.
You can find out more information
about how we find and repair potholes here.
Explore Somerset – (Public Footpaths and Rights of Way)
A new online mapping system to help people find their way around
Somerset’s extensive rights of way network has been launched by Somerset County
Explore Somerset is now available at www.somerset.gov.uk/rightsofway
and allows users to plan their route across all 9,000 public rights of way in
The interactive system can also be used to simply report any issues you
find on a right of way – such as a broken stile or blocked path.
Residents can log the issue on the map and also upload photos to help wardens
easily locate the problem. They can also leave an email address to receive
updates when the issue is resolved or closed.
Explore Somerset is being improved and developed all the time, and one
of the next phases is to develop a volunteer module for the many individuals
and groups who give up their time to help the County Council look after the
have any queries about Explore Somerset please email: email@example.com,
or if you’re interested in volunteering
opportunities on the path network then please visit www.somerset.gov.uk/rightsofway
or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Highways ‘Report It, and “Explore Somerset” online systems continue
to be improved and will work in co-ordination with the all new Travel Somerset website,
Residents can also report issues to Highways and Public Footpaths and
Rights of Way through their dedicated Contact Centre on 0300 123 2224.