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Alerts (5)

 Twitter   2016-05-31 17:49:47 A13 Leamouth Rd S/B - The turn into Leamouth Rd from E India Dock Rd is still SHUT (serious collision). Qs on Aspen Way & Canning Town F/O 

 Twitter   2016-05-31 17:21:41 A2 Old Kent Rd at Murdock St (near KFC) - All restrictions (earlier collision) have been removed. Traffic is getting back to normal. 

 Twitter   2016-05-31 17:02:55 On A2 Old Kent Rd, lane restrictions both ways at Murdock St following a collision, with single alternate traffic. Traffic slow on approach. 

Message 2016-05-31 17:50:00 Leamouth Rd / A13 Road Closed Collision. 

Message 2016-05-31 17:15:00 A2 Old Kent Rd/ Peckham Park Rd Collision Expect Delays. 

Severe Traffic (1)

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

Traffic Incidents [Breakdown] - Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (All Directions) - The tunnel has been reopened southbound after the broken down vehicle was recovered. (#126145)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-05-31 17:20:39 
Traffic is slow moving on the approach with tailback onto the A12 Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach, towards Bromley by Bow. Traffic is queuing westbound on the A13 East India Dock Road, with tailbacks to the Canning Town Flyover and eastbound on Aspen Way approaching the slip road for the Leamouth Road Roundabout. Expect delays.

General and Future Traffic (32)

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

Traffic Incidents [Breakdown] - Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (All Directions) - The tunnel has been reopened southbound after the broken down vehicle was recovered. (#126145)

Recent Update! 2016-05-31 17:27:03 
Traffic is slow moving on the approach with tailback onto the A12 Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach, Gillender Street. Traffic remains queuing westbound on the A13 East India Dock Road, with tailbacks to the Canning Town Flyover and eastbound on Aspen Way approaching the slip road for the Leamouth Road Roundabout. Expect delays.


[A13] Leamouth Road (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Traffic Incidents [Collision] - [A13] Leamouth Road (Southbound) between East India Dock Road and Leamouth Road Roundabout - road closed due to collision (#126136)

Recent Update! 2016-05-31 17:25:19 
Traffic is slow moving westbound on the A13 East India Dock Road with tailback towards the Canning Town Flyover. Traffic is also queuing eastbound on Aspen Way on the approach to the slip road for the Leamouth Road Roundabout. Drivers are advised to use an alternative route where possible and to expect delays.


Blackwall Tunnel [A102] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Greenwich)

Traffic Incidents [Collision] - [A2203] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Northbound) at the junction of Salutation Road - All lanes are open following an earlier collision. (#126099)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-05-31 16:43:32 
Traffic is flowing normally for the time of day.


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1000hrs and 1400hrs. (#121604)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121603)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121602)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121601)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121599)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1100hrs and 1500hrs. (#121598)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1000hrs, 1400hrs and 1800hrs. (#121597)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121596)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Marvel Universe Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121595)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Bellator MMA. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121593)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ustad Rhat Fateh Ali Khan in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121592)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - WWE Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121591)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Earth, Wind & Fire in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121590)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Rod Stewart in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121588)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Rod Stewart in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121587)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Barclays ATP World Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Matches are at 1200hrs and 1800hrs. (#121586)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jean-Michel Jarre in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121578)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Nickelback in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121577)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121576)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Four Tops and The Temptations in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111985)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Andrea Bocelli in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111983)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lionel Richie in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111982)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lionel Richie in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111981)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Neil Young in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111980)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Stone Free Festival. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Doors open at 0900hrs. The festival starts at 1200hrs.The arena opens at 1630hrs (1600hrs on Sunday) for the main stage concerts. The concerts will be finished by 2300hrs. (#111967)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Justin Bieber in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. No performance on Thursday evening. (#111964)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bring Me The Horizon in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111963)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bring Me The Horizon in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111962)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Barry Manilow in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104490)

Roadworks (7)

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

Works [TfL] - Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (Southbound) - Nightly tunnel closure in place to facilitate system migration works (01:00 to 08:00). (#126130)


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound) - Closed between 0100hrs and approximately 0800hrs each Sunday morning (except Bank Holiday weekends) for overnight maintenance. (#103861)

Long Term Update 2016-05-29 03:36:43 
Traffic is flowing well.


Blackwall Tunnel, A13, A12 [A13] Commercial Road (E14,E1) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A13] Commercial Road (E14/E1 ) (Both Directions) between Butcher Row and East India Dock Tunnel - Lane closures to facilitate maintenance works (2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#125787)


[A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E14,E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3) (Southbound) between Twelvetrees Crescent and Gillender Street - Lanes two and three (of three) closed between approximately 2300hrs and 0500hrs during overnight Thames Water works. (#125600)


Blackwall Tunnel [A102] Blackwall Lane (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [Borough] - [A2203] Blackwall Lane (Southbound) at the junction of Tunnel Avenue - Closed between approximately 2200hrs and 0500hrs during an overnight inspection of Blackwall Lane flyover (A102). (#125585)


Blackwall Tunnel [A12] Gillender Street (E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - Gillender Street (E3 ) (Both Directions) at the junction of Twelvetrees Crescent - road closure in place to enable telecommunications works. (#125569)


Future Consideration, A205 [A3] East Hill (SW18) (Wandsworth)

Works [Utility] - [A3] East Hill (Eastbound) approaching the junction of Spanish Road - Lanes three and four (of four) closed between 2200hrs and 0500hrs each night during O2 works. (#121516)

Cameras: North Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - North Side

E India Dock Rd (0.2miles)
E India Dock Rd/Chrisp St

E India Dock Rd/Leamouth
Aspen Way/Cotton Street
Aspen Way/Upper Bank St
The Highway/Glammis (2450m)

East Cross Route/Tredeger Rd
A12 East Cross Route/Benn St

Cameras: South Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - South Side

A102 Looking To BWT (1.3miles)

Millennium Way (0.2miles)
West Parkside (1mile)
Woolwich Rd To A102 Flyover (1.2miles)
Woolwich Rd to Blackwall Ln (1mile)

A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)
A2 Park Mead (6.5miles)
Woolwich Ferry
Shooters Hill/P.O.Wales Rd

Shooters Hill/Charlton Pk Ln
Trafalgar Rd/Greenwich Pk St
Kidbrooke Park Rd

A102 Traffic Map

Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures 2016/17


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

Fixed Closures - Planned

3/4/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

17/4/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

8/5/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

22/5/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

5/6/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

19/6/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

3/7/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

14/8/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

21/8/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

4/9/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

18/9/2016 - 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