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Traffic light often stuck on red for traffic trying to exit Berners Street

Reported via desktop in the Stuck on red category anonymously at 13:39, Sun 28 November 2021

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3147840.

Several times each day these lights hold traffic on Berners Street forever. Traffic eventually drives through them, which is dangerous to all other road users of course. Several times a day vehicles further behind sound their horns to try and get those at the front to push through the red light. This is a real nuisance to me as the lights are outside the living room and a bedroom in my flat, and this has been happening between midnight and 4am even - it happened at around 4am on Sunday 28 Nov which was "the final straw" for me, hence this report! It is an intermittent fault as at times they seem to work ok. This has been happening for weeks (shortly after these new lights were installed on 24 October).

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  • Thank you for taking the time to report this to us. It is much appreciated. Your report has been investigated and we can confirm that there is a fault with these traffic lights. We have therefore referred this to our contractors and as it is classed as an emergency it will be fixed or made safe within 24 hours. Should you need anything else or have any questions please contact customer services on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 13:46, Sun 28 November 2021

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