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Absurd timing (again) on temporary traffic lights

Reported in the Traffic Lights (temporary only) category anonymously at 08:06, Friday 15 February 2019

Sent to Oxfordshire County Council 5 minutes later

Queue in one direction miles long, four cars in other direction - this is a well known black spot and every time lights are put here we have this problem. Why do they not account for the traffic flows in the light sequencing?

I fully expect this to be closed with "everything is fine nothing to see here - adding 20 minutes to the commute for hundreds of people is just fine"

Council ref: ENQ19826798

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  • State changed to: Investigating

    Updated by Oxfordshire County Council at 08:10, Friday 15 February 2019

  • 20 mins!! it's just added 45 mins to my usual journey.

    They never learn. Why aren't the relevant people told to either man the lights, or phase them correctly when they apply for permission from Oxfordshire Highways to repair or dig up the road on the A417?

    Posted anonymously at 08:27, Friday 15 February 2019

  • My usual 35 minute journey from Faringdon to Harwell Campus took 1hr 37 mins this morning ... and 8 cars were waiting to come through the lights from the opposite direction! Frustrating!

    Posted anonymously at 13:21, Friday 15 February 2019

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    State changed to: Investigation complete

    Posted by Oxfordshire County Council at 13:20, Tuesday 18 June 2019

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