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Traffic Lights on Tunnel Ave not changing correctly

Reported via desktop in the General Fault category anonymously at 09:30, Thursday 15 February 2024

Sent to TfL less than a minute later. TfL ref: FMS5579644.

The traffic lights at the top of Tunnel Avenue are causing long delays as the lights are not changing regularly in line with the other traffic lights around that area, causing cars to block the road. The traffic lights are not in sync with the other traffic lights meaning when the lights do eventually turn green, cars cannot move as Blackwall Lane is already being blocked up by other cars causing long delays.

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  • Traffic Lights on Tunnel Avenue / Blackwall Lane out of Sync causing the junction to become congested. This means traffic use Tunnel Avenue to u turn which causes Tunnel Avenue to be congested. No one can get out of Tunnel Avenue. Takes over 40 minutes, not great after a days work. Happens on a near daily basis Serious accident / incident is going to occur with cars using the wrong side of the lane on Tunnel Ave and incidents of road rage i

    Posted anonymously at 09:55, Thursday 15 February 2024

  • 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 12:29, Friday 16 February 2024

  • Still no improvement with up to hour wait to get out of tunnel avenue due to the traffic lights out of sync on Blackwell lane slip road on to A102 towards Blackwell tunnel.

    Posted by MR DAVID A HUGGETT at 08:20, Wednesday 21 February 2024

  • 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 16 March 2024

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