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Alerts (2)

Message 2014-10-20 13:55:00 Fore St Tunnel Mon-fri 2200-0500 Closed-works. 

Message 2014-10-20 13:40:00 Fore St Tunnel Mon-fri 2200-0530 Closure-works. 

Severe Traffic (0)

No Significant Events

General and Future Traffic (35)

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

Hazard(s) [Obstruction] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Both Bores) (SE10) (Southbound) - Debris on the carriageway. (#64084)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2014-10-20 12:59:45 
Traffic is flowing well.


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

Traffic Incidents [Breakdown] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (Northbound) - Tunnel has reopened following recovery of a broken down van. (#64067)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2014-10-20 12:14:17 
Traffic flows have now returned to normal for the time of day.


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Paul Simon and Sting in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#59986)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Paloma Faith in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#59985)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - You Me at Six and All Time Low in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#59984)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - alt-J in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#59983)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Morrissey in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#59981)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Official Launch of the Barclays ATP World Tour Finals - Charity Spectacular. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#59979)


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 - 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 - 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 - 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)

Roadworks (9)

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 Blackwall Tunnel - Lane restrictions for overnight maintenance work. Works are yet to commence with all lanes currently open. (#48826)

Much Earlier On 2014-10-20 05:16:00 
Traffic is flowing well in the area at this time.


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

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

Long Term Update 2014-10-19 08:11:10 
Tunnel reopened. Traffic flowing well.


City Route, Blackwall Tunnel, A13 [A1261] Aspen Way (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A1261] Preston Road Flyover (Aspen Way ) (Westbound) - lane restrictions between 2200 and 0500 each night during maintenance. Lanes one and two (of three) closed on the night of Thursday 23 and lanes two and three (of three) closed Friday 24 October. (#63857)


A13, Blackwall Tunnel [A1261] Aspen Way (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A1261] Aspen Way (Eastbound) between Castor Lane and Prestons Road Flyover - Various lane restrictions to facilitate resurfacing works. (Night works between 2200 - 0500). Additionally, [A1261] Aspen Way on-slip from Prestons Road roundabout closed the night of Wednesday 22 October. (#62700)


A13 [A1261] Aspen Way (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A1261] Aspen Way (E14) (Westbound) between Prestons Road and Leamouth Road Roundabout - To facilitate maintenance works, westbound Leamouth on-slip to Aspen Way closed plus lane 1 of main carriageway through East India Dock Tunnel also Westbound off slip to Prestons Road Roundabout will be closed. Diversion via Leamouth Road, East India Dock Road and Cotton Street. (#63706)


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (Northbound) - Full closure due to resurfacing works, on the nights of Tues 2nd December and Fri 5th December. (#62546)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) - closed between 0100 and 0500 during overnight maintenance. (#60128)


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel (NORTHBOUND BORE) (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) - closed between 0100 and 0500 during overnight maintenance. (#60127)


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

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

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