Broken traffic lights at A12/A14 Copdock Interchange

A set of traffic lights at the Copdcock Interchange are not working. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A set of traffic lights at the Copdcock Interchange are not working. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Work is still being carried out to repair a set of broken traffic lights at the Copdock Interchange which reportedly failed at 9pm last night.

A set of traffic lights at the Copdcock Interchange are not working. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A set of traffic lights at the Copdcock Interchange are not working. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

The traffic lights failed at the roundabout exiting the A12 Ipswich-bound.

The fault was tweeted by police at 2.48am this morning. It was reportedly broken at 9pm last night although this has not been confirmed.

The lights are working Colchester-bound, a Suffolk Constabulary spokesman said.

The force spokesman said the fault has been reported to Highways England, which has been contacted for comment by this newspaper.

A Highways England spokesman said: “We became aware overnight of a fault with traffic lights at the A12/A14 Copdock interchange and are working as fast as we can to repair them.

“Our engineers are on-site now to assess the fault before we can carry out the repairs.”

A set of traffic lights at the Copdcock Interchange are not working. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

A set of traffic lights at the Copdcock Interchange are not working. Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

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We have asked them what time it was reported.

This morning, the AA reported “heavy traffic” in the area and urged motorists to approach the junction with care.

The A12/A14 Copdock Interchange this morning. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND

The A12/A14 Copdock Interchange this morning. Picture: HIGHWAYS ENGLAND - Credit: Archant

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