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Timing of lights eastbound

Reported via desktop in the Traffic lights category anonymously at 16:25, Sunday 17 October 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

The traffic going eastbound only lets four cars through at most. tailbacks to poulton nearly half a mile. this seems to have been reported numerous times by others but still not looked into. please at least check them.

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  • Let's about 3 cars through, traffic is really bad from poulton

    Posted anonymously at 22:16, Sunday 17 October 2021

  • We appreciate your concerns and are grateful for you taking the time to report your observations. Our team delivering the A585 Windy Harbour to Skippool bypass scheme became aware of an issue recently with the traffic light timings. Failed sensors buried in the carriageway of the adjacent local authority road network, which are linked to our traffic lights here, were identified as the cause of the issue.

    We replaced the failed sensors in late September, but a subsequent assessment earlier this month revealed additional failed sensors (also on the local road network) linked to the traffic lights at the crossroads. The failed sensors were replaced overnight on 26 October and the traffic lights are now working as per their design. We plan to assess the suitability of the current timings in the near future and to adjust them where appropriate to suit am and pm peak period traffic flows.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted anonymously at 11:05, Friday 29 October 2021

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.