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Message 2017-03-26 06:50:00 16 Jan-26 Apr A12 J/w Barley Lane - Works Expect Delays. 

Severe Traffic (6)

[A127] Southend Arterial Road (RM2) (Havering)

Works [TfL] - Ardleigh Green Bridge, [A127] Southend Arterial Road (RM2) (Both Directions) at the junction of Bryant Avenue - Various restrictions during bridge replacement works. The carriageway is reduced to a single lane in each direction between Gallows Corner (A12) and Squirrels Heath Road until approximately December 2017. Additionally, there is no access from Bryant Avenue to the [A127] until approximately December 2017. From 27 March until 3 April, Gallows Corner flyover will be closed nightly in both directions for essential surfacing and bridge repairs (21:00 to 05:00). Find out more about the Ardleigh Green bridge replacement (#117841)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-03-26 06:38:50 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A12] Eastern Avenue (RM6,IG2) (Redbridge)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Eastern Avenue (RM6) (All Directions) at the junction of [B177] Barley Lane - Various restrictions during junction improvement works until approximately late April. Monday 16 January until late April, [A12] Eastern Avenue at the junction of [B177] Barley Lane, lane restrictions in all directions. There is no right-turn from [A12] Eastern Avenue into Hainault Road. Pedestrian crossing on southern side of the junction temporarily suspended. (#143469)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-03-26 06:23:45 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A12] Eastern Avenue (E11) (Redbridge)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Eastern Avenue (E11) (Westbound) at the junction of Redbridge Lane West - Lane one restrictions in place to facilitate footway works. (#150793)

Updated Earlier 2017-03-26 04:11:10 
Traffic is flowing well.


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Craig David in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144970)

Much Earlier On 2017-03-25 23:53:06 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE3,SE12) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A2213] Kidbrooke Park Road (SE3/SE12) (Both Directions) at the junction of Weigall Road - The carriageway has been reduced to one lane in both directions for improvement work. Find out more. (#134928)

Much Earlier On 2017-03-25 21:57:57 
Delays are possible during the course of these works


A12 [A11] Mile End Road (E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A11] Mile End Road (E3 ) (Westbound) at the junction of Burdett Road - Lane one closure in place to facilitate Thames Water works. (#155033)

General and Future Traffic (30)

Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ed Sheeran in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152934)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Celine Dion in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152927)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Celine Dion in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152926)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - WWE Smackdown. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152925)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Mayer in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152923)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Take That in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145024)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Take That in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145022)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - KISS in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104487)

Long Term Update 2016-12-07 10:14:37 
Cancelled until Wednesday 31 may 2017


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Micky Flanagan Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145015)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Micky Flanagan Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145014)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Frankie Valli in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145009)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ariana Grande in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145007)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Betway Premier League Darts. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145005)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Vamps in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145004)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - WWE Raw. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145002)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Iron Maiden in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145001)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Shawn Mendes in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144999)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Good Mourning Mrs Brown. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1300hrs and 1830hrs on Saturday and 1300hrs on Sunday. (#144997)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Good Mourning Mrs Brown. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144992)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ritchie Blackmores Rainbow. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144991)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Star Sixes Football. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144987)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Blink 182 in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144984)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bruno Mars in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144983)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bruno Mars in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144982)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - The Original Harlem Globetrotters. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144981)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - World Cup of Gymnastics. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144980)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Olly Murs in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144974)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bros in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#139094)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - 2017 BBL Play-Off Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134177)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Diversity Genesis Tour 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121579)

Roadworks (5)

Blackwall Tunnel, A2 [A102] Sun-In-The-Sands (SE3) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Sun-in-the-sands (All Directions) - Various nightly lane closures on all approaches to the roundabout to facilitate refurbishment of kerb and parapet works (22:00 to 05:00, excluding weekends). The Northbound A102 on slip from the Sun in the Sands roundabout will be closed to traffic from 2200 Thursday 23March to 0500 Saturday 25th March 2017 between the hours of 22:00 and 05:00. (#150975)

Long Term Update 2017-03-25 05:22:33 
Traffic is flowing well in the area.


A12, Blackwall Tunnel [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3,E15) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Both Directions) at the junction of [A11] Bow Road (Bow Roundabout) - Various slip-road closures between approximately 2100hrs and 0500hrs Sunday to Thursday nights, inclusive, during overnight resurfacing works. Thursday 23 March, [A12] northbound on-slip from Bow Roundabout (A11), closed. Sunday 26 March, [A12] southbound on-slip from Bow Roundabout (A11), closed. (#151821)

Long Term Update 2017-03-24 04:41:52 
Traffic is flowing well.


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Northbound Bore) (SE10) (Northbound) - Tunnel closed to facilitate overnight maintenance works (0100hrs to 0800hrs). (#154871)


Future Consideration [A232] Addiscombe Road (CR0) (Croydon)

Works [Utility] - [A232] Addiscombe Road (Both Directions) at the junction of Havelock Road near Sandilands tram stop - Single alternate lane working under temporary traffic signal control during O2 works. (#153698)


[A282] Dartford Tunnel (RM20)

Works [Other] - [A282] Dartford Tunnel (RM20) (Northbound) - Both bores at the Dartford Tunnel are closed to facilitate upgrade works (one night, 2100hrs to 0800hrs). Diversion via M25 at Junction 2 to the westbound A2 to Blackwall Tunnel then the eastbound A13 to rejoin the M25 anti-clockwise at Junction 30. (#153515)

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

Woolwich Rd To A102 Flyover (1.2miles)
A102 Looking To BWT (1.3miles)

Millennium Way (0.2miles)
West Parkside (1mile)
Woolwich Rd to Blackwall Ln (1mile)
A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)

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

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

A102 Traffic Map

Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures


See ROADWORKS section for closure information.

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