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Failure to manage temporary traffic lights

Reported in the Traffic Lights (temporary only) category anonymously at 15:17, Mon 24 September 2018

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 3 minutes later

These temporary traffic lights are not properly managed and are causing very significant delay (and cost) to those using the A4095 through Hanborough. It is clear that the lights are there for the convenience of the construction firm and for the council to have approved this, presumably knowing how busy the road is during peak times, simply staggers me. Please can the council confirm to me that they are not going to ignore this patent abuse of their approval for temporary traffic control.

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  • Tuesday

    Lights on incorrect sequence. Traffic backing up all along through Hanborough. Same as usual with contractors on this important stretch. Not only are drivers delayed but people cannot get to the railway station.

    Posted anonymously at 07:29, Tue 30 October 2018

  • Ridiculous failure to phase these lights correctly is causing West Oxfordshire residents many thousands of wasted hours. Particularly before 8 am the phasing is totally wrong and needs to be switched to favour the long tailbacks that build up on the Witney side. When exactly are these temporary lights being removed and what penalties do the contractors pay for the huge disruptions caused?

    Posted anonymously at 12:12, Tue 30 October 2018

  • Left Witney at 07:05 took 35 minutes to get from home to past the traffic lights. Why is this road being dug up again! Why are these traffic lights not being operated by a contractor.

    Posted anonymously at 13:56, Tue 30 October 2018

  • Why are these lights still causing undue disruption to the thousands of people that have to commute via this road. They have now been in place several months with numerous issues. The developers are making millions on the new homes being build so why is the work not being done 24x7x365 at the developers expense to minimise disruption. The tailbacks are regularly miles long due to the failure to manage properly. Back to North Leigh sometimes in the mornings when the flow is out towards Woodstock then miles back towards Kidlington in the evening when the flow is back towards Witney. The decision to allow this level of disruption is unacceptable, and needs action to manage the lights properly, accelerate the work to completion ASAP and ensure decisions to allow this do not happen again.

    Posted anonymously at 20:31, Fri 23 November 2018

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