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Off the slip road lights not working properly

Reported via desktop in the Traffic lights (NH) category anonymously at 08:33, Tuesday 27 February 2024

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later. FixMyStreet ref: 5636779.

Traffic lights are only letting through 4 cars max which is creating a huge backlog onto the A1 South.

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  • Thank you for your email of 27 February 2024 about the traffic lights causing delays on the A1 south by only letting 4 cars through. We understand your concerns and appreciate you taking the time to contact us about the issue.

    We've checked and can confirm the traffic lights at this location are the responsibility of the local authority which in this case would be Gateshead Borough Council. They can be contacted via .

    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

    Posted by National Highways at 09:40, Wednesday 28 February 2024

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