Posted: Mon 19th Dec 2016

Temporary traffic lights cause chaos at Penymynydd roundabout this morning

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Monday, Dec 19th, 2016

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]UPDATE: Roadworks have ben completed and traffic lights removed ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Roadworks near Penymynydd roundabout which have caused chaos over the past two days are set to last until Wednesday 21st December. and will be completed today. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The approaches to the roundabout are being managed by a ‘multi-way’ set of traffic signals which were put into operation on Sunday. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

BT are carrying out work to clear two ‘blockages’ in ducts which are causing faults according to the ‘real-time’ Roadworks.org map (below) ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Queues of up to 45 minutes have been reported today as motorists struggle to get through the roadworks. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Kathryn Phillips said on twitter “absolutely ridiculous, barely moved in 45 mins”
@atbookandtea tweeted “Same here, it was horrid! Let’s hope they’re not there on the way home!” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Steve Jones, Chief Officer Streetscene and Transportation said; ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“BT are currently working the A550 in Penymynydd to repair a fault to their network. The works are being carried out under an immediate notification and therefore not subject to the Christmas roadworks embargo. The temporary 4 way traffic signals will be manually operated at all times and the works will be completed today.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Real Time Roadworks Map

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BT

Information for Road Users

Location: A550 Dobs Hill A549 Rbt To A5118 Rbt, Dobshill, Flintshire
Traffic lights, etc: Traffic control (multi-way signals)

Information for Operational Teams

Highway Authority: Flintshire County Council
Location: O/S CROSS FARM TO 60M NORTH FROM ENTRANCE TO PARSONAGE ON, A550 DOBS HILL A549 RBT TO A5118 RBT
Description: Clear 2 blockages in duct, faults reported
Permit status: Application
Works ref: BC005WP00400500229653000
Current status: Work in progress
Work info last updated: 00:00 on 19/12/2016

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More roadworks to look out for

Location Date and Time Route No Type of Work Traffic Management Duration Contractor
Lower Aston Hall Lane, Hawarden 13/12/16 – 16/12/16 Lay new service Temporary Traffic Lights 4 days Forest Traffic Services 08003285250 13/12/16 – 16/12/16
Gladstone Way, Hawarden 07/11/16 – 16/12/16 A550 Water Mains Renewal Temporary Traffic Lights 2 Way 7 Weeks O’Connor Utilities 01352 735300 07/11/16 – 16/12/16
Richmond Road, Connahs Quay 03/10/16 – 31/01/2017 Water Main replacement Road Closure 4 Months Morrison Utility Services 07770586686 03/10/16 – 31/01/2017
Vicarage Road, Bagilt 12/12/16 – 20/12/16 BT Works Temporary Traffic Lights 2 Way 9 days Gallagher Construction (Northern) Ltd 07717765471 12/12/16 – 20/12/16
Kinnerton Lane, Kinnerton 14/12/16 – 16/12/16 New Water Connection Temporary Traffic Lights 2 Way 3 Days Dee Valley Water 01978 846946 14/12/16 – 16/12/16
Tram Road, Buckley 21/11/16 – 23/12/16 Water Main replacement Road Closure 25 Days O’Connor Utilities 01352 735300 21/11/16 – 23/12/16
Aston Road, Aston 24/10/16 – 16/12/16 Water Mains Renewal Temporary Traffic Lights 2 Way 6 Weeks Morrison Utility Services 07770586686 24/10/16 – 16/12/16
Village Road, Tre Mostyn 21/11/16 – 16/12/16 Water Mains Renewal Road Closure 4 Weeks O’Connor Utilities 01352 735300 21/11/16 – 16/12/16
Drury Lane, Drury 20/12/16 – 22/12/16 Permanent Reinstatement Temporary Traffic Lights 3 Way 3 Days Gallagher Construction (Northern) Ltd 07717765471 20/12/16 – 22/12/16
o/s Four Oakes, Alltami Road, Alltami 19/12/16 – 23/12/16 New Water Connection Temporary Traffic Lights 2 Way 5 Days Morrison Utility Services 07770586686 19/12/16 – 23/12/16
Hawarden Road, Penyffordd 22/12/16 BT Works Temporary Traffic Lights 3 Way 1 Day A Plant Lux 03700 500 792 22/12/16

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