Traffic signals upgrade at key Wednesfield junction

“This work will make a difference for Wednesfield North residents as they make their way through the Village. I am pleased that the work will commence, I am sure it will be well received by local motorists”roadworks said Phil Bateman

Works will start on Monday, August 1 to upgrade traffic signals and associated equipment at the junction of Neachells Lane, Alfred Squire Road and March End Road in Wednesfield.

New LED and ELV (extra low voltage 48v) technology will be installed.

A right turn filter arrow to assist with traffic flow turning from Neachells Lane into Alfred Squire Road will also be added, as well as an advanced stop line for cyclists.

The works are expected to take up to eight weeks.

Temporary traffic lights will be in operation at times while work is carried out to replace the permanent traffic signals. There will also be lane restrictions at the junction during off-peak hours, from 9.30am to 3.30pm.

City of Wolverhampton Council Cabinet Member for City Environment, Councillor Steve Evans, said: “The majority of the works will take place during the summer holidays to lessen disruption.

“We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but the works will cut electricity costs and improve the junction for motorists and cyclists.”

Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more

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