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 Twitter   2016-02-10 14:54:55 Update - the broken down car on the A2 at Kidbrooke has gone. All southbound lanes have re-opened. Residual queues from Woolwich Road. 

 Twitter   2016-02-10 14:43:14 A102 Rochester Way Relief Rd between Sun-in-the-sands and Kidbrooke Interchange - Lane one (of two) is blocked due to a broken down vehicle. 

Message 2016-02-10 15:00:00 Woolwich Ferry Service Suspended Use Other Route. 

Message 2016-02-10 14:50:00 A102 Rochester Way/kidbrooke N/b Broken Down Expect Delays. 

Message 2016-02-10 14:35:00 A102/blackwall Lane Northbound Accident Expect Delays. 

Message 2016-02-10 14:35:00 A20 Lewisham Way/parkfield Rd-burst Water Main - Caution. 

Severe Traffic (0)

No Significant Events

General and Future Traffic (42)

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

Traffic Incidents [Breakdown] - [A102] Rochester Way Relief Road (All Directions) between Sun-in-the-sands and Kidbrooke Interchange - Lane one (of two) is blocked due to a broken down vehicle. (#114408)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-02-10 14:39:15 
Traffic is slow on approach.


[A102] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Infrastructure Issue [Signal Timing] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (Southbound) at the junction of Brunswick Road - the traffic signals are not phasing correctly. (#112566)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-02-10 14:33:53 
Delays are possible.


Blackwall Tunnel A102 (SE10) (Greenwich)

Traffic Incidents [Collision] - [A102] A102 (SE10) (Northbound) at the junction of Blackwall Lane - All lanes are open following the earlier collision. (#114394)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-02-10 13:50:59 
Traffic is flowing well.


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 - Busted in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111979)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Other] - O2 Arena - Channel s Comedy Gala. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111976)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Adele in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111974)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Adele in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. No performances on Thursday and Sunday. (#111973)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Muse in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111972)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Muse in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. No performance on Wednesday. (#98827)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - WWE Raw and Smack Down. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#111970)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Jeff Lynnes ELO in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. No performances on Thursday, Sunday and Monday. (#111969)


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 [Sporting] - O2 Arena - 2016 BBL Playoff Finals. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104498)


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. (#104496)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club Adios Tour. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104494)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Rudimental in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104492)


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)


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. (#104489)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The Sessions (Live re-staging of The Beatles Abbey Road recordings). Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104487)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Il Divo in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104485)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Bryan Adams in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104482)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - UB40 in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104481)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Macklemore and Ryan Lewis in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104476)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Sporting] - O2 Arena - Harlem Globetrotters perform. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104475)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - 5 Seconds of Summer in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104473)


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. (#104472)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Janet Jackson in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104471)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The X Factor Live Tour 2016. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 1430hrs and 1830hrs. (#104470)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ellie Goulding in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104469)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Peter Andre in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104468)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - The BRIT Awards 2016. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. (#104466)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Strictly Come Dancing Live. Expect delays on Millennium Way, West Parkside and Edmund Halley Way after the event has finished. Performances at 14.30hrs and 1930hrs on Saturday and 1330hrs and 1830hrs on Sunday. (#104465)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Little Mix in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#98823)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - All Time Low in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#98819)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Ennio Morricone performs. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#91922)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Wet Wet Wet in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#91917)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Dixie Chicks in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#91916)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - a-ha in concert. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#90879)


Blackwall Tunnel O2 Arena, Greenwich () (Greenwich)

Special and Planned Events [Concert] - O2 Arena - Country to Country Festival. Performances at the following times; 11th March 1800hrs, 12th March 1600hrs, 13th March 1530hrs. Expect delays on Millennium Way and West Parkside after the event has finished. (#83185)

Roadworks (9)

A13, Blackwall Tunnel [A13] East India Dock Road (E14) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A13] East India Dock Road (E14) (All Directions) at the junction of Brunswick Road - Lane restrictions in place due to bus shelter works (#112744)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-02-10 14:34:06 
No lane restrictions in place at this time. Traffic is flowing well.


A12 A11 (E3 ,E1) (Tower Hamlets)

Works [TfL] - [A11] (E1/E3) (Both Directions) between Bow Roundabout (A12) and Aldgate - Cycle Superhighway 2. Lane restrictions and at times temporary traffic signals. Works will take place in phases. [A11] Mile End Road reduced to one lane intermittently in both directions between [A1205] Grove Road and [A107] Cambridge Heath Road. [A11] Whitechapel Road at the junction of [B108] New Road temporary lights in operation. No right turn from eastbound [A11] into [A1202] Leman Street. [A11] Bow Road reduced to one lane eastbound between Alfred Street and [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach. Westbound pedestrian crossing on [A11] Bow Road junction with Bromley High Street is being controlled by temporary lights. Find out more about Cycle Superhighway 2 upgrade (#75693)

Update 2 Hrs Ago 2016-02-10 14:30:48 
Traffic is flowing well.


[A406] Walthamstow Avenue (NORTH CIRCULAR ROAD) (E4) (Waltham Forest)

Works [Utility] - [A406] Walthamstow Avenue (North Circular Road) (E4 ) (Westbound) at the junction of Harbet Road - Lane closure on the off slip road to facilitate O2 works. (Night Works - 22:00 to 05:00) (#113411)

Much Earlier On 2016-02-10 05:00:51 
Works resume at 2200hrs.


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

Works [TfL] - Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound) - closed between 0100 and approximately 0800 each Sunday morning, except Bank Holiday weekends, during overnight maintenance. The tunnel has been reopened. (#103861)

Long Term Update 2016-02-07 07:57:36 
The tunnel has been reopened. Traffic is flowing well.


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

Works [TfL] - [A12] Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach (E3 ) (Southbound) at the junction of Hancock Road - the off-slip is closed to facilitate safety camera works (nightly, 2200hrs to 0500hrs). (#110206)


Blackwall Tunnel Woolwich Road Flyover (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - Woolwich Road Flyover (A102) (Both Directions) - There will be lane restrictions in place due to works in the area. (#113620)


Blackwall Tunnel A102 (SE10) (Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - A102 Blackwall Tunnel Southern Approach (SE10) (Both Directions) between Woolwich Road and Blackwall Lane - Carriageway reduced to one lane to facilitate TfL works on the Blackwall Lane Flyover and Woolwich Road Flyover (night works Monday to Thursday only). (#113516)


Blackwall Tunnel, A13 [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SOUTHBOUND BORE) (E14 ,SE10) (Tower Hamlets,Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (SE10) (All Directions) at the junction of Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach -southbound tunnel bore closure to facilitate LSTOC Tunnels migration works (00:01 - 05:00 each night) (#112883)


A13, Blackwall Tunnel [A102] Blackwall Tunnel (SOUTHBOUND BORE) (E14 ,SE10) (Tower Hamlets,Greenwich)

Works [TfL] - Blackwall Tunnel (Southbound Bore) (SE10/E14) (All Directions) at the junction of Blackwall Tunnel Northern Approach - southbound tunnel bore closure to facilitate LSTOC Tunnels Migration Works (00:01 and 05:00 each night) (#112882)

Cameras: North Side

Blackwall Tunnel: Traffic Cameras - North Side

E India Dock Rd (0.2miles)
E India Dock Rd (0.2miles)
E India Dock Rd/Chrisp St
E India Dock Rd/Chrisp St
Aspen Way/Cotton Street
Aspen Way/Cotton Street
Aspen Way/E India
Aspen Way/E India

Aspen Way/Upper Bank St
Aspen Way/Upper Bank St
Lwr Lea Crossing/Blackwall Way
Lwr Lea Crossing/Blackwall Way
East Cross Route/Tredeger Rd
East Cross Route/Tredeger Rd
A12 East Cross Route/Benn St
A12 East Cross Route/Benn St

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

A102 Looking To BWT (1.3miles)
A102 Looking To BWT (1.3miles)
Millennium Way (0.2miles)
Millennium Way (0.2miles)
West Parkside (1mile)
West Parkside (1mile)
Woolwich Rd To A102 Flyover (1.2miles)
Woolwich Rd To A102 Flyover (1.2miles)

Woolwich Rd to Blackwall Ln (1mile)
Woolwich Rd to Blackwall Ln (1mile)
A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)
A2 Dursley Rd (2.5miles)
A2 Park Mead (6.5miles)
A2 Park Mead (6.5miles)
Woolwich Ferry
Woolwich Ferry

Shooters Hill/P.O.Wales Rd
Shooters Hill/P.O.Wales Rd
Shooters Hill/Charlton Pk Ln
Shooters Hill/Charlton Pk Ln
Trafalgar Rd/Greenwich Pk St
Trafalgar Rd/Greenwich Pk St
Kidbrooke Park Rd
Kidbrooke Park Rd

A102 Traffic Map

Scheduled Closures

Blackwall Tunnel Closures 2015/16


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

7/6/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

21/6/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

5/7/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

12/7/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

16/8/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound(F) *

23/8/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound(F) *

6/9/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound(F) *

20/9/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound(F) *

4/10/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

18/10/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

1/11/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

15/11/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

6/12/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

20/12/2015 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

10/1/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound *

24/1/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound *

7/2/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound(F) *

21/2/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound(F) *

6/3/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Northbound(F) *

20/3/2016 - 1am to 8am - Closed Southbound(F) *

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