Traffic lights switched on at Weston-super-Mare roundabout near Morrisons
PUBLISHED: 10:59 20 June 2017 | UPDATED: 10:59 20 June 2017
New traffic lights have been turned on at a major roundabout heading in and out of Weston-super-Mare.
The West Wick roundabout near junction 21 of the M5 and Morrisons supermarket has been subject to roadworks since the end of February.
As part of a £1million transport project, a third lane added to the roundabout in an attempt by North Somerset Council to increase capacity.
It is hoped that the work will reduce the queues often experienced at rush-hour.
The cones were removed earlier in the month ahead of the Weston Air Festival, however work has been continuing to allow the traffic lights to be switched on today (Tuesday).
A council spokesman said: “We’ve switched on the West Wick roundabout traffic lights.
“They’ll take a little while to adjust to the traffic flows.
“Thank you for your patience.”
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