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The Lights at the Shell garage.

Reported via mobile in the Traffic lights category anonymously at 20:11, Monday 18 October 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

These lights are totally RIDICULOUS!!! Coming from Garstang Road away from Poulton you can sit at those lights for over 30mins. Whilst the other sequences are free flowing.

Not to also bring to light that people are driving into on coming traffic on the OPPOSITE side of the road, as they are sick of waiting. They are going to cause a.serious accident. This needs dealing with full stop!.

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  • These traffic lights have only been allowing between 4 & 6 vehicles through for almost 2 WEEKS!!!!! When are you going to resolve this issue before there is a serious accident on these lights with waiting times of up to 20 minutes people are taking serious risks at this junction through frustration. A FATALITY WILL BE ON YOUR CONSCIENCES AND I WILL WILL RECOMMEND LEGAL ACTION TO THE RELATIVES FOR YOUR LACK OF ACTION OVER THIS TIME PERIOD.

    Posted anonymously at 22:23, Monday 18 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 12:15, Friday 29 October 2021

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