Traffic light stuck
Reported via mobile in the Stuck on red category anonymously at 16:27, Monday 9 May 2022
Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS3512611.
The traffic light on Aerodrome road is stuck on red only let’s 4 cars or do go through. Causing huge tailbacks and traffic if 40 mins at least and more at peak times
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State changed to: In progress
Posted by TfL at 16:36, Monday 9 May 2022
This is an emergency as the traffic light timing is causing huge tailbacks of over an hour on Aerodrome Road. Please urgently fix the problem,
Posted anonymously at 17:07, Monday 9 May 2022
State changed to: Action scheduled
Posted by TfL at 18:21, Monday 9 May 2022
Can confirm. The stop light timer seems to have been updated and is Green only for 6 seconds which is causing massive queues from the intersection with Watford Way (which has the stop lights in question) to the Colindale roundabout
Posted anonymously at 18:47, Monday 9 May 2022
This needs to be fixed as soon as possible this is ridicolous, causing huge traffic, we are paying road tax and you are only good at sucking peoples money. This needs to be fixed now, I now have to go through a different longer route to work because of this stupid traffic light fault where most people are escaping causing more traffic on other routes. FIX THIS NOOOWWWW
Posted anonymously at 18:58, Monday 9 May 2022
The timings of the traffic lights has been a major issue for days and still needs to be fixed ASAP.
To be clear, the light is not stuck on red, but it is not turning green for long enough to allow enough cars to go through, causing massive tailbacks.
Posted anonymously at 20:27, Monday 9 May 2022
TFL really should prioritise. The members of staff in charge of this keeps saying it is fixed or will be fixed and then nothing gets done. Please feel free to come down and have a look at what a joke this has become. Shame on you TFL for not doing anything promptly about this misery.
Posted anonymously at 20:48, Monday 9 May 2022
I am a Driving Examiner and the traffic at this traffic light is causing enormous problem for evryone concern on Aerodrome Road junction with A41: Watford Way. Please check this out asap.
Posted anonymously at 21:24, Monday 9 May 2022
The lights have been an issue since Friday. Constantly ambulances and police cars are having to squeeze through. This shouldn’t have been listed as fixed, when it wasn’t. Calling to re report this was almost impossible , especially with a phone line that doesn’t work. This shouldn’t take 4 days to fix.
Posted anonymously at 21:25, Monday 9 May 2022
Massive inconvenience especially in peak times like school drop off and pick up, a normal 5 minute traffic is now 20+ minutes fix asap please
Posted anonymously at 22:26, Monday 9 May 2022
The problem has not been fixed and causing massive issues with getting to work and dropping kids to school. Kid was half an hour late to school today as we were stuck for over half a hour at this traffic light!
Posted anonymously at 22:50, Monday 9 May 2022
Still not fixed this morning, massive tailback causing unacceptable levels of pollution. Well done, TFL.
Clearly you don’t appreciate the gravity of the situation. Just look on google maps and look at the traffic situation - it’s essentially red due to the jam tailing back by a kilometer. Not even exaggerating.
Posted anonymously at 08:26, Tuesday 10 May 2022
This is an ongoing issue. It's not fixed!!! TFL, fix it urgently. Today is Tuesday 10/05/22 and there are complaints since last week. It's also affecting emergency services! I was stuck in traffic for 30 minutes this morning and in that time there were two ambulances and police cars stuck in the massive queue.
Posted anonymously at 10:51, Tuesday 10 May 2022
Green light only stays on for 6 seconds. But you already knew that
Posted anonymously at 14:58, Tuesday 10 May 2022
This signal on Aerodrome road continues to be an issue and is a huge inconvenience for all road users given that it is so short (hardly 5-6 seconds). Can this please be fixed ASAP?
Posted anonymously at 15:52, Tuesday 10 May 2022
Been stuck in traffic for over 40mins. This has been a nightmare to travel in. Please urgently fix this.
Posted anonymously at 12:29, Wednesday 11 May 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, Tuesday 7 June 2022
This report is now closed to updates. You can make a new report in the same location.