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Broadfields Avenue phase skipped

Reported via desktop in the General Fault category anonymously at 15:39, Wednesday 18 January 2023

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4145653.

A number of times the phase for Broadfields Avenue is skipped completely, even though there are queues on both sides. This happened today around 1:15pm.

The full green phase coming from the east remains for a long time and then it goes to the full green phase for the west with no green phase for Broadfields Avenue in between.

As it is the traffic light is rather terrible and needs addressing, with possibly the north and south sides of Broadfields Avenue given separate green phases if it is impossible to widen them to 2 lanes which it probably is.

(A right turn from Edgware Way into Kenilworth Road, or a U-turning area would solve some issues too and would prevent traffic going round Broadhurst Avenue to achieve this).

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  • This also happening at other times. I usually pass through this Junction at about 14.40 daily. Despite traffic queuing northbound and southbound the lights miss out the green phase. This was reported a few months ago. Also the north/south green phase was only approx 13 seconds leading northbound traffic to queue down to Hale Lane.

    Posted anonymously at 13:00, Thursday 19 January 2023

  • 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 non-urgent fault at these traffic lights. We have therefore referred it to our contractors, and you should see an improvement within 28 days. If you need anything else, or have any questions, please 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 16:53, Tuesday 24 January 2023

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