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Signal cycling to red constantly causing traffic to stop

Reported in the Signal Stuck category anonymously at 14:58, Thu 16 July 2020

Sent to Northamptonshire Highways less than a minute later. ref: 2203358.

These traffic lights and crossing have AGAIN developed the fault where they cycle to red and back to green without being pressed.

*****Please urgently look at the activation points to assess a possible fault in the mechanics.**** Vehicles are passing through red signals because there is nobody waiting to cross. This is now a serious danger to pedestrians

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  • Thank you for reporting a fault. We will use the information you have provided to assess and prioritise this fault in accordance with our published response times for fault reports.

    State changed to: Investigating

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 14:58, Thu 16 July 2020

  • The cycling to Red has stopped but this is not the first time it has happened there is clearly an intermittent fault that needs investigation.

    Posted anonymously at 15:27, Thu 16 July 2020

  • This report is under further investigation.

    State changed to: Under further investigation

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 15:27, Thu 16 July 2020

  • This issue is being investigated.

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 17:02, Fri 31 July 2020

  • Thank you for contacting Northamptonshire Highways. An engineer has attended site several times and found the buttons jammed in by foreign object by unknown persons which causes the signals to cycle. This site is fitted with a remote monitoring unit which automatically reports faults and we will continue to Monitor.

    State changed to: Closed

    Posted by Northamptonshire Highways at 23:58, Tue 11 August 2020

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