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Alerts (5)

 Twitter   2017-05-24 23:08:26 A102 Blackwall Tunnel has re-opened northbound after the brief closure to fix detectors. Residual queues will soon clear. 

 Twitter   2017-05-24 22:57:14 A102 Blackwall Tunnel is closed northbound for a brief moment to reset the overheight detectors. 

 Twitter   2017-05-24 22:28:56 A2 Blackheath Hill Both Directions at the junction of Greenwich South Street - The road has re-opened. Earlier collision has cleared. 

Message 2017-05-24 23:05:00 Limehouse Link Tunnel Closed Maintenance Expect Delays. 

Message 2017-05-24 22:35:00 A2 Blackheath H Ill Closed-acci Dent Use Othe R Route. 

Severe Traffic (8)

[A12] East Cross Route (E3) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A12] East Cross Route (Southbound) - Lane one (of two) is closed for maintenance. (#160516)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-05-24 22:36:04 
Traffic remains flowing well.


City Route, A13 Limehouse Link (TUNNEL) (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - LIMEHOUSE LINK (TUNNEL) (Both Directions) - The tunnel has been closed for maintenance. (#160514)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-05-24 22:28:45 
The tunnel has been closed for maintenance and traffic is being diverted. Traffic is flowing well on the diversion route.


A12 (RM1,RM7,RM6) (Havering,Barking & Dagenham)

Works [TfL] - A12 Eastern Avenue (RM1/RM7/RM6) (Eastbound) between Whalebone Lane North and Pettits Lane North - Various lane closures to facilitate maintenance works. (#160409)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-05-24 22:23:22 
Traffic is flowing well passed the restrictions.


[A2] Blackheath Hill (SE10) (Greenwich)

Traffic Incidents [Collision] - [A2] Blackheath Hill (SE10) (Both Directions) at the junction of Greenwich South Street - The road has reopened following the earlier collision. (#160499)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-05-24 21:52:11 
Traffic is flowing well in the area.


[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 December 2017. Find out more about the Ardleigh Green bridge replacement (#117841)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2017-05-24 21:28:41 
Traffic is flowing well.


A12 M25 (RM14,CM14,CM13) (Havering)

Works [Other] - [M25] (CM14) (Clockwise) between Junction 28 (A12) and Junction 29 (A127) - Closed between approximately 2200hrs and 0530hrs each night during road resurfacing works on behalf of Highways England. Find out more information on the Highways England website. (#158483)


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)

Updated Earlier 2017-05-24 19:03:28 
Delays possible whilst restrictions are in place.


[A13] Commercial Road (E1) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A13] Commercial Road (E1 ) (Westbound) at the junction of Sutton Street - Lane one (of two) is closed to facilitate telecommunication works. (#160492)

General and Future Traffic (46)

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

Traffic Incidents [Collision] - [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (SE3) (Southbound) entry slip from Sun-in-the-Sands roundabout - All lanes now reopened following the earlier collision. Damaged vehicle remains on the slip facing the wrong way. (#160285)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Metallica in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159242)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Metallica in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159240)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bluesfest presents Steely Dan. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159237)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Tenderloins Live! Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159236)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Antebellum in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159235)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - British Basketball All-Stars Championship. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159234)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - British Fast5s All-Stars Championship. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159233)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Sonu Nigam in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159215)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Linkin Park in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159213)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Hola! London Latin Music Festival 2017. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159211)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Legend in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159210)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - alt-J in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159208)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Dillian Whyte v Mariusz Wach Heavyweight Boxing. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159207)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jamiroquai in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#159206)


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. (#159205)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - ATP Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152939)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - ATP Finals. ATP Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152938)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - ATP Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152935)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Bishops Winging It. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152932)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Neil Diamond in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. No performance on Wednesday. (#152931)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - J. Cole in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152930)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Gaga in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152929)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Lady Gaga in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152928)


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 [Concert] - O2 Arena - Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#152922)


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 - Little Mix in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145019)


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. (#145018)


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. (#145016)


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 - Emeli Sandé in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145013)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - John Bishop: Winging It. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#145010)


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 [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 - Bros in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#139094)

Roadworks (4)

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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Sun-in-the-sands Roundabout (Both Directions) at the junction of A102 Rochester Way Relief Road - Closed to facilitate the installation of a Digital Advertising Screen (Overnight only). (#159835)


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

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (SE10) (All Directions) - Tunnel closure to facilitate maintenance works on Sundays of 28 May, 4 June, 11 June, and 18 June. (#158866)

Long Term Update 2017-05-21 07:46:47 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A406] Hanger Lane (NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD) (W5) (Ealing)

Works [Utility] - [A406] Hanger Lane (North Circular Road) (W5 ) (Both Directions) at the junction of Corringway - Contraflow in use to facilitate O2 works (nightly, 2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#158444)


Blackwall Tunnel, A13 [A1206] Prestons Road (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [Utility] - [A1206] Prestons Road (Northbound) approaching Prestons Road Roundabout - The carriageway will be reduced to one lane to facilitate UKPN utility works. Works/TM will remain in place 24/7. (#156697)

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