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Message 2017-01-20 09:40:00 16 Jan-26 Apr A12 J/w Barley Lane - Works Expect Delays. 

Message 2017-01-20 09:10:00 M25 Anti-clockwise Congestion Btwn J29-j27. 

Severe Traffic (6)

[A1306] Marsh Way (RM13) (Havering)

Works [Borough] - [A1306] Marsh Way (RM13) (Both Directions) between A13 Thames Gateway and New Road - Road closed to facilitate maintenance repairs to bridge. (#146958)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-01-20 08:56:16 
Use other routes and expect delays.


A12 Burdett Road (E3 ,E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Other] - A1205 Burdett Road (Both directions) between St Pauls Way and Bow Common Lane - Carriageway restrictions for Crossrail works. Find out more about Crossrail works (#6503)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-01-20 08:55:17 
Delays are possible.


[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. Friday 3 February until late February, no right-turn from [A12] Eastern Avenue into [B177] Barley Lane or Hainault Road. mid to late February, pedestrian crossing on southern side of the junction temporarily suspended. Early to mid-March, no left-turn from Hainault Road to [A12] Eastern Avenue.**Currently restrictions remain on footway and traffic islands.** (#143469)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-01-20 08:11:00 
Traffic is flowing well.


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

Hazard(s) [Burst Water Main] - A12 Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3 ) (Southbound) at the junction with Hancock Road - Surface water due to a burst water main. (#148485)

Update 3 Hrs Ago 2017-01-20 07:36:03 
Approach with caution. Normal traffic flows for the time of day.


A12 [A11] Whitechapel Road (E1) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A11] Whitechapel Road (E1 ) (Eastbound) at the junction of Brady Street - Bus lane closure to facilitate utility works. (#148685)

Update 3 Hrs Ago 2017-01-20 07:07:27 
Normal traffic flows for the time of day.


[A1205] Burdett Road (E14,E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A1205] Burdett Road (E14/E3 ) (Northbound) at the junction of St Pauls Way - Lane restrictions due to Vodafone works, daily. (#146554)

Much Earlier On 2017-01-19 14:54:05 
Works resume at 1000hrs.

General and Future Traffic (42)

M25 (RM4) (Havering)

Hazard(s) [Fire] - [M25] M25 (RM4) (Both Directions) between J27 (M11) and J28 (A12) - The motorway is closed clockwise due to a HGV vehicle fire. Anti- clockwise has now reopened. Expect an increase in traffic on the A406 in the Redbridge, Ilford and Barking areas, the Woolwich Ferry and Blackwall Tunnel. (#148830)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-01-20 08:48:33 
Clockwise tailbacks are reaching beyond J26 (Waltham Abbey), anti-clockwise residual queues are to J29 (A127). Resulting delays southbound M11 which is currently slow from J5. A406 is slower than usual southbound between Charlie Browns Interchange and Ilford. A127 Westbound is slow from Hall Lane.


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 - The Weeknd in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144968)


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 - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144979)


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 - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144978)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144977)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144976)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Drake in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144975)


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 - Craig David in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144970)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - UFC Fight Night. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144969)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - David Haye v Tony Bellow Heavyweight Boxing. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144967)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Kaiser Chiefs in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144966)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The X Factor Live Tour 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1330hrs and 1830hrs. (#144965)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jack Whitehall tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144964)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - BRIT Awards 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144962)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1330hrs and 1830hrs on Saturday. Sunday performances at 1230hrs and 1730hrs. (#144961)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Green Day in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#144960)


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 - Black Sabbath in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134176)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Black Sabbath in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134175)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Avenged Sevenfold in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#134172)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Country to Country Festival. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#121583)


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)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - 2017 National Television Awards. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111961)

Roadworks (2)

Blackwall Tunnel, A2 [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (SE7,SE3,SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (Northbound) Rochester Way Relief Road between Kidbrooke Interchange and Woolwich Road - Lanes 1 & 2 closed to facilitate investigation works (nightly, 2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#148209)


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound) - Closed between approximately 0100hrs and 0800hrs on two Sunday mornings of each month (except Bank Holiday weekends) during overnight maintenance. Upcoming scheduled closures: 22nd January, 5th and 19th February, 5th and 19th March. (#103861)

Long Term Update 2017-01-10 10:39:18 
Traffic is flowing well.

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