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Out of sequence

Reported via desktop in the Traffic lights (NH) category anonymously at 10:35, Mon 9 May 2022

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 3511357.

Traffic on this junction has been getting progressively worse for the last 2 weeks. This morning, it took 45 minutes from joining the sliproad queue from the M1 northbound to reach the roundabout at J34. No roadworks around so the sequencing on the traffic lights must have changed causing the issue. This is extremely dangerous as the stood traffic on the M1 is being approached from behind at 60mph in some cases. i witnessed three near misses this morning. When reaching the roundabout, it is clear that traffic is backing up in every direction approaching the roundabout.

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  • Dear Sir or Madam

    Thank you for contacting us by Fix My Street regarding the traffic signals on the M1 at junction 34.

    We’re aware there are some significant delays on the M1 at J34. This is due to a fault with our traffic signals. We don’t have any time scales on when this will be repaired, but please be assured we’re working extremely hard to try and rectify this as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience this has caused to your journey.

    Thank you again for contacting us. If there is anything we can help you with, please email or telephone our Contact Centre. They’re available 24 hours a day by phone: 0300 123 5000 or by email Alternatively, please visit the National Highways website at

    Kind regards


    Daniel Balmforth Business Services Coordinator Operations Yorkshire and North East National Highways | 2 City Walk | Leeds | LS11 9AR Web:

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted anonymously at 12:31, Tue 17 May 2022

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