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Traffic queues.

Reported via desktop in the Traffic lights category anonymously at 11:14, Wednesday 17 March 2021

Sent to Highways England less than a minute later

Traffic lights are "cycling" causing long tailbacks on A40 and B4125.

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  • Thank you for your report of 17 March 2021 about our traffic management. On the A40 at Over, Gloucester. We appreciate you taking the time to bring this to our attention and are very sorry for the inconvenience to your journey due to our roadworks and traffic light issues.

    These works required a daytime lane closure to allow the resurfacing to cool due to deep treatment.

    We’re became aware of a set of traffic lights failing, and immediately sent engineers to site to put a temporary solution put in place.

    We expected a single lane would have enough capacity to cope with the volume of traffic however, the combination of the traffic lights not working correctly and the lane closure created the delays you experienced that day.

    We hope this answers your enquiry. If you have any further queries, please contact our Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 or

    Kind regards,

    Highways England

    State changed to: No further action

    Posted by Highways England at 10:33, Thursday 1 April 2021

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