Framfield Road temporary lights removed

Update on Thursday, January 28: The temporary traffic lights at the junction of Framfield Road and High Street, New Town, have been removed.

The works to remove a wall, which the county council described as being a danger to the public has been completed.

Traffic is now flowing freely.

At certain times, the four-way lights caused long delays on approaches to the lights and even delayed the rail replacement bus service bringing Uckfield passengers home from Crowborough while the rail line is closed.

At one stage yesterday evening the lights were stuck on red in all directions, adding to delays and causing confusion.

Update on Wednesday, January 27: A section of wall in Framfield Road, Uckfield, has now been lowered by East Sussex County Council workers. See our picture below.

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A dangerous section of wall in Framfield has now been lowered. You can see it next to the lamp post. Cracks can now be seen from this view in the wall next to it.

Four-way traffic lights are in operation at the Framfield Road, High Street, junction while work is under way.

The work began on Monday and was scheduled to last five days.

Updated, January 25, 2015: Works to make a wall safe in Framfield Road, Uckfield, are under way.

Work on making a wall safe in Framfield Road, Uckfield, near the junction with High Street

Work on making a wall safe in Framfield Road, Uckfield, near the junction with High Street

Temporary four-way traffic lights are controlling traffic at the junction of Framfield Road with High Street.

East Sussex County Council are removing a damaged retaining wall on Framfield Road near the junction of High Street.

The Framfield Road/High Street junction in New Town, Uckfield, January 2016

The Framfield Road/High Street junction in New Town, Uckfield, where works are under way

Our original story said:

It says: “The wall is presenting a danger to the public on the highway and needs to be removed.”

The work is sheduled to take place over five days between 7am and 5pm but the council warns that if it rains, work could be delayed.

The council also says:

  • It will do its best to give people access to their homes or businesses and suggests talking to staff on site about access queries.
  • Vehicles should be parked off-road or in another location otherwise they might be towed away.
  • It apologises if works cause disruption to bus services asking that you check with the bus company for any alterations to the service during this time.

See also:

Uckfield High Street shop to close

Everything you need for your pet at Paws n Claws, Uckfield

Observer welcomes hope of Uckfield town centre investment

Find local businesses in our Uckfield Directory

How to advertise on UckfieldNews.com

 

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