Temporary traffic lights still a problem on the A345

Temporary traffic lights still a problem on the A345

Published by Helen Down at 9:58am 9th November 2019. (Updated at 8:21am 10th November 2019)

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They keep sticking on red at High Post, trapping drivers in lengthy queues.

Drivers travelling along the A345 between Amesbury and Salisbury keep getting held up because the temporary traffic lights at the High Post junciton are stuck on red.

The problem still remains on Sunday (10th Nov) despite the same having happened on Saturday.


Wiltshire Council were informed about the issue on Saturday, and drivers had been warned to avoid the area at the time.

Reports on Saturday (9th Nov) suggested that traffic had been building up as a result, leading to lengthy queues in both directions.

A345 High Post junction
PROBLEM: The High Post junction

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks, who've been working in the area, had confirmed on Saturday that the lights were working normally again. However, Spire FM has received reports on Sunday morning, from motorists in the area, that the lights are stuck on red again.

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