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Traffic lights on a20 london bound facing wrong direction

Reported via mobile in the Damage - pole leaning / equipment detached from pole/facing the wrong direction category anonymously at 08:45, Thursday 20 January 2022

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3253707.

The traffic light for a20 london bound at fiveways has been rotated 90 degrees clockwise and is now pointing towards green lane. This is the second time this has happened so I assume this is getting turned by large vehicles knocking it as they turn right. If so, this is going to keep happening. New traffic lights have recently been installed at this location, maybe this one has been located too close to turning vehicles and might need to be moved.

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

    Please also be aware that, all Action Scheduled reports are automatically closed after 28 days. However, the fault will be fixed within this timescale, which may be sooner, or in a few cases take a little longer.

    State changed to: Action scheduled

    Posted by TfL at 08:47, Thursday 20 January 2022

  • The action scheduled for your report should now have been completed as detailed in your previous response. On some occasions it does take a little longer than scheduled. If you have any further queries on this, please either create a new report or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0343 222 1234

    State changed to: Fixed

    Posted by TfL at 05:32, Friday 18 February 2022

This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.