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Traffic lights reprogramming required

Reported via Android in the General Fault category anonymously at 08:38, Tuesday 11 April 2023

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS4422912.

Currently at this fork, when the vehicle traffic lights on fork's RH lane towards belmarsh prison turns green, the vehicle traffic lights on fork's LH lane driving towards eastern way will be red. By right, the fork's both LH & RH lanes' vehicle traffic should be green/red concurrently to facilitate flow/stop of vehicles at these fork's respectively. Currently there are occasional traffic congestion at this fork as vehicles from 1 side blocks the other due to lights performing simultaneously instead of green/red together at the same time.

There is also servere danger of collision when vehicles accelerate off following green indicators of vehicle traffic light of LH Lane at this fork. This is because the vehicular flow from fork clashes with oncoming traffic of western way, as the lights from western way will also be green.

Reprogramming both LH and RH lights of this fork go green/red together closes this risk altogether as oncoming traffic from western way will be waiting on a red light and allow vehicles at this fork to clear.

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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 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 11:16, Friday 14 April 2023

  • 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, Saturday 13 May 2023

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