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Frequently asked questions about traffic lights / road signs

Find out answers to the most common questions we get asked about traffic lights / road signs.

How many traffic light systems are currently owned and operated by Swansea Council?

We currently operate 105 traffic signal junctions and 106 pedestrian crossings.

How much has it cost per annum to maintain and repair the permanent traffic lights?

Traffic lights
Traffic lights operation (electricity and communications)£148,000£164,800£153,000£127,000£122,300£124,100
Traffic lights maintenance£125,700£146,500£138,600£112,600£137,800£145,300


Operation and maintenance costs also include, vehicle activated signs (81 sites), access control systems (8 sites) and expenditure providing maintenance services to Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council.
This does not include staff costs.