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Alerts (2)

 Twitter   2014-09-18 15:39:21 A102 Blackwall Tunnel- all lanes now open s/bound (earlier broken down car). Residual queues remain, and will take time to clear. 

 Twitter   2014-09-18 15:33:22 A102 Blackwall Tunnel- one (of two) lanes is closed in the s/bound bore (broken down car). Traffic is v.slow on approach- expect delays. 

Severe Traffic (0)

No Significant Events

General and Future Traffic (35)

Blackwall Tunnel (SOUTHBOUND BORE) (SE10,E14) (Greenwich,Tower Hamlets)

Traffic Incidents [Breakdown] - Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) - All lanes reopened following the earlier broken down vehicle. (#59902)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2014-09-18 16:01:06 
Traffic is slow on approach with queues back to the Bow Flyover. Expect delays.


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - NBA Global Games London 2015. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54508)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - C2C: Country to Country Festival 2015. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54507)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Black Keys in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54505)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Kaiser Chiefs in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54504)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - 2015 National Television Awards. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54501)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Madness in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54500)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Who Hits 50 British Tour 2014. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54499)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Basement Jaxx in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54498)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Culture Club in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54497)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Enrique Iglesias in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54495)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The National in Concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54494)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Linkin Park in Concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54493)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jack White in Concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54492)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Barclays ATP World Tour Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54490)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - An Evening with Caro Emerald. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#54488)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Miranda Hart on stage - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50225)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena -Pharrell Williams in concert - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50224)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Paolo Nutini - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50221)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - OneRepublic in concert - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#50220)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Michael Bublé in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41758)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jeff Waynes War of the Worlds Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way after the event has finished. (#41761)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Russell Howard Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way after the event has finished. (#41760)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Status Quo in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41757)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Alfie Boe live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41755)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ennio Morricone Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41754)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Diversity Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41753)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Gaga in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41752)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ed Sheeran in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41751)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Kylie Minogue in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41750)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Andrea Bocelli Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41749)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lee Evans Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41748)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bryan Adams in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41740)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Il Divo Live - Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41738)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Big Reunion Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#41737)

Roadworks (7)

A2, Blackwall Tunnel [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Approach (SE7 ,SE10,SE3) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Approach / [A2] Rochester Way Relief Road (Both Directions) between Kidbrooke Interchange (A2) and Woolwich Road flyover - Lane restrictions for overnight maintenance work. All lanes remain open at present. (#48826)

Much Earlier On 2014-09-18 05:01:03 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Both Directions) between the junction of Wick Lane and Lochnagar Street - lane restrictions lifted, following overnight maintenance. (#48622)

Much Earlier On 2014-09-18 03:18:27 
Traffic is light and flowing well. Works resume at 2200 this evening.


[A41] Finchley Road (NW3) (Camden)

Works [TfL] - [A41] Finchley Road (NW3) (Northbound) at the junction of Canfield Gardens near the O2 Centre - lanes one and two (of three) closed between 0800 and 1600 each Sunday during bus shelter maintenance. (#59838)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (BOTH BORES) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SE10) (Southbound) - closed between 0100 and 0800 each Sunday morning during maintenance. Seek other routes. (#53937)

Long Term Update 2014-09-16 10:41:14 
Both tunnels are open. Traffic is flowing well


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (SE10) - Overnight closure of the tunnel due to maintenance works (#55035)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (SE10) (Northbound) - Overnight closure due to maintenance (#55039)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (SE10) (Northbound) - Overnight closure to the tunnel due to maintenance works (#55037)

Cameras: North Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - North Side

Looking South To Tunnel (200m)
Looking South To Tunnel (200m)
Looking N Away From Tunnel (600m)
Looking N Away From Tunnel (600m)
N From Bow Away From Tnl (1850m)
N From Bow Away From Tnl (1850m)
S From Bow Towards Tnl (2000m)
S From Bow Towards Tnl (2000m)

East Cross Route (2800m)
East Cross Route (2800m)
South From Wansbeck To Tnl (4000m)
South From Wansbeck To Tnl (4000m)
A13 Cotton St Tnl W Apprch (200m)
A13 Cotton St Tnl W Apprch (200m)
A13 Leamouth Rd To Tnl East (500m)
A13 Leamouth Rd To Tnl East (500m)

Aspen Way Limehouse (1500m)
Aspen Way Limehouse (1500m)
S At Rotherhithe Entrance (2450m)
S At Rotherhithe Entrance (2450m)
E On W Portal Limehouse (3400m)
E On W Portal Limehouse (3400m)
Lwr Lea/Blackwall Wy (700m)
Lwr Lea/Blackwall Wy (700m)

Cameras: South Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - South Side

Looking North To Tunnel (100m)
Looking North To Tunnel (100m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (150m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (150m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (400m)
Looking S Away From Tunnel (400m)
N On A102 Opp B&Q (1500m)
N On A102 Opp B&Q (1500m)

N On A102 Opp Charlton Rd (2700m)
N On A102 Opp Charlton Rd (2700m)
N From Shooters Hill Rd(3400m)
N From Shooters Hill Rd(3400m)
Millennium Way (500m)
Millennium Way (500m)
West Parkside (600m)
West Parkside (600m)

South From Kidbrooke Jnc (4600m)
South From Kidbrooke Jnc (4600m)
NW From A205 Westhorne (5700m)
NW From A205 Westhorne (5700m)
NW From E Rochester Exit(8300m)
NW From E Rochester Exit(8300m)
W From Danson Park(11300m)
W From Danson Park(11300m)

A102 Traffic Map

Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures 2014


Maintenance closures typically on Sundays from 1am to 8am

* During maintenance closers you will ALWAYS be able to travel NORTHBOUND (from South to North) - No matter which bore is closed.

Fixed Closures - Planned

6/4/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

27/4/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

13/5/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

1/6/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

8/6/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

22/6/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

6/7/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

13/7/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

3/8/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

17/8/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

7/9/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

21/9/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

5/10/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

12/10/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

2/11/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

16/11/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

7/12/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

14/12/2014 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

11/12/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

18/12/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

Tunnel Restrictions

Blackwall Tunnel Restrictions


ADR Restrictions: Category E

Northbound (West Bore):
Height 4.00 meters max & Lane Width 2.00 meters wide

Southbound (East Bore):
Height 4.72 meters max & Lane Width 2.00 meters wide

Maximum Vehicle Length: No Restrictions

Variable Speed Limit: 20 to 30 mph

Tunnel Length: 1345 meters (Northbound)

No Pedestrians and No Cyclists

WARNING: Fixed Penalty (FINE) If you run out of fuel inside the tunnel!

Trucks CHECK your vehicle HEIGHT or you will be DIVERTED

Alternative Routes

Blackwall Tunnel Alternative Routes


During Blackwall Tunnel closures, accidents, maintenance or restrictions you have a few options:

Vehicle Option 1: Rotherhithe Tunnel

[Vehicle Length 10m Max | 4.4m Max Height | 20mph | 2.3m Lane Width | Walking/Cycling Allowed]

via North Side - 1.9 miles (3.0 km) / 5 minutes to the West

via South Side - 4.9 miles (7.9 km) / 14 minutes to the West

Vehicle Option 2: Woolwich Ferry (Free Service) - [Check Woolwich Ferry Page For Updates]

Open Generally 6.10am to 8-10pm Mon-Fri | 11.30am to 7.30pm Sun

4.7m Max Height | 3.5m Max Width | No Hazchem | Walking Via Foot Tunnel Optional

via North Side - 3.9 miles (6.2 km) / 11 minutes to the East

via South Side - 2.9 miles (4.7 km) / 7 minutes to the East

Vehicle Option 3: Dartford Crossing (Toll Crossing)

[4.9m Max Height | Toll £2.00 Cars / £5 Trucks | Free 10pm to 6am | No Walking

[Cycling Allowed: Arrive at control gates and a patrol car will transport you free of charge]

via North Side - 15.8 miles (25.4 km) / 26 minutes to the West

via South Side - 19.2 miles (30.9 km) / 31 minutes to the West

Vehicle Option 4: Tower Bridge

[Open 24hrs | 18 Tonnes Max Weight | Walking/Cycling Allowed]

via North Side - 3.1 miles (5.0 km) / 9 minutes to the West

via South Side - 5.9 miles (9.5 km) / 18 minutes to the West

Tube Option 1: Blackwall DLR via Canning Town DLR to North Greenwich Station

via North Side - 0.4 miles (0.6 km) / 1 minutes to the South

via South Side - 1.3 miles (2.1 km) / 5 minutes to the East

Tube Option 2: Island Gardens DLR to Cutty Sark DLR

via North Side - 1.9 miles (3.1 km) / 5 minutes to the South West

via South Side - 2.5 miles (4.0 km) / 5 minutes to the East

Walking Option 1: Greenwich Foot Tunnel

[Open 24hrs (See Greenwich Council for Latest Works) | 371m Long | Bicycles Allowed | No Cars]

via North Side - 2.0 miles (3.2 km) / 5 minutes to the West - [Check opening times]

via South Side - 2.3 miles (3.7 km) / 5 minutes to the West - [Check opening times]

*Travel time estimated using standard car speeds at low traffic volumes

*To estimate walking time instead of drive time - work on 3 mph at good pace

*The only bus route through the tunnel is the 108 from Stratford to Lewisham