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M4 J6 to J12

Reported via mobile in the Not working (NH) category anonymously at 23:01, Wed 18 October 2023

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5111915.

I work in Slough J6 and live by J12, tonight when I left work, 6.30pm, it was raining and dark there were no lights on the motorway at all, for most of my journey. There used to be lights, J6 to 8/9 and then from 10 to 12 but tonight, nothing. This makes driving far more hazardous, because you can see even less, than normal and it's a new 'smart' motorway so dangerous at the best of times Why are there no lights on??

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  • Thank you for contacting National Highways.

    Thank you for reaching out to us. We appreciate your concern regarding the removal of lighting in the Smart Motorway Project. The decision to remove the lighting was made after careful consideration of the assessments conducted at the design stage.

    These assessments took into account various factors, and the conclusion was reached that lighting was not necessary for the project. We understand that this decision might raise questions, and we want to assure you that it was made after careful consideration of all relevant aspects.

    Kind regards

    National Highways

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by National Highways at 08:33, Mon 23 October 2023

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