Roads and pavements: what we do

3. Lights and signals

Street lights and illuminated signs

  • Regularly check 41,000 street lights and 8,000 illuminated signs
  • Fix dangerous faults within an hour of being informed
  • Repair faults (except those caused by a power failure) within ten working days of being informed.

Find more information and street light FAQs on the East Sussex Highways website

Traffic lights and Pelican crossings

  • Regularly check over 200 sets of traffic lights and pedestrian crossings
  • Repair faults (except those caused by a power failure) within one working day of being informed
  • Replace faulty lamps within one working day of being informed
  • Put up warning signs within four hours of being advised, if traffic lights or pelican crossings are out of action.

Find more information and traffic light FAQs on the East Sussex Highways website.

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