Apply for temporary traffic lights

Any person wishing to apply for temporary traffic lights or stop go boards should be aware of the requirements of the following:

  • The Road Traffic Regulations Act 1984
  • The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 1981 (as amended)
  • Department of transport Circular Ref: ID 21/85.

The lights must be in full working order and must be used in the vehicle actuation mode at all times unless written approval is obtained from the Highway Authority.

Any requests for fixed time or manual operation of the lights should be made separately in writing but may be attached to the application.

To apply to use temporary traffic signals on the public highway, email