Traffic lights out at Fitzroy and Albion.
Traffic lights out at Fitzroy and Albion. Jonno Colfs

UPDATE: Lights fixed after eight hours out

UPDATE: 5.25pm AFTER almost eight hours on the blink, the traffic lights at the intersection of Fitzroy and Albion Sts have been fixed.

They had been flashing orange since about 9am.

Earlier Warwick police spokesman said the fault was being worked on.

"It was a bigger issue than first thought and hopefully it should all be back up soon." the spokesman said.

EARLIER 1.49pm ALMOST five hours later, the malfunctioning traffic lights at the intersection of Fitzroy and Albion Sts are still out of order.

They are flashing orange and have been since about 9am.

A traffic control crew has been place has been in place since about 11am after taking control of the intersection from police.

A Warwick police spokesman said the fault was being worked on.

"It was a bigger issue than first thought and hopefully it should all be back up soon." the spokesman said.

UPDATE: 12.15pm TRAFFIC control are now on scene as workmen attempt to bring the traffic lights at the intersection of Fitzroy and Albion Sts back on line.

The lights malfunctioned at about 8.45am today and the intersection was under police control for several hours until traffic control arrived.

EARLIER: 10:16am. POLICE are on the scene directing traffic as the traffic lights at the intersection of Fitzroy and Albion Sts continue to malfunction.

Council and Main Roads have been alerted to the issue and a crew has been organised to fix the issue.

At this point the crew is expected to arrive on scene at about 11am.

EARLIER: THE traffic lights at the intersection of Albion and Fitzroy Sts in Warwick are on the blink.

The lights have malfunctioned and are flashing orange, and motorists are warned to take care when approaching the intersection.

Electricians have been called to the scene and police are on their way to direct traffic.



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